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    the morality of an individual’s (good) actions is benefited by a great number, that it affects the overall happiness. There are four philosophies that are operated for prison systems and these are retribution, incapacitation, deterrence, and rehabilitation. Retribution is more commonly understood as the saying, “an eye for an eye”, and it’s the oldest form of prison justification; retribution is about vengeance, and the state is given the authority to punish the perpetrator as “they see fit” with

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    Federal Bureau of Prison is referred to as BOP and is under the Department of Justice in the country. There are 11 federal prisons that are centrally administered. There are dozens of state penitentiaries or prisons inside the country that have thousands of criminals incarcerated. State and federal prison systems are alike in many ways but they also have many differences that make them very unique. Sometimes the state and federal prisons house inmates that are charge with the same type of crimes, but

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    Prisons today are in no way pleasant places to spend time. But conditions have changed dramatically from ancient times. Before Emperor Nero sentenced him to death, the Apostle Paul faced time in Roman prisons. For those who have spent time in modern prisons, a comparison to Paul’s experience as a prisoner of the Roman Empire might prove enlightening. Of course, prisons existed long before the time of Paul. Assyria created in its script a term for prison that combined symbols to mean “house of darkness”

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    not the inmate in mentally capable to serve a preventative sentence if not, the inmate is sentenced to indefinite psychiatric treatment. Inmates who are sentenced to life in prison will often have several mental evaluations over a period of time to determine if the sentence should be continued. Mental issues Norwegian prison systems run by a goal of reintegration. Through the progression of the sentence, the institution and personnel work to bettering the inmate with structure through financial

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    My partner and I negate the following: Resolved: For-profit prisons in the United States should be banned. We offer the following observations: First, because we are debating whether or not for-profit prisons should be banned, the con team wins the round if we can prove that for-profit prisons meet a demographic of prisoners’ needs better than public prisons. It is too radical to ban all for-profit prisons if one type is outperforming publics. Second, because moral, social, and empirical arguments

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    to say an analogy of an overcrowded prison, can be compared to a storage container. The penal system needs to refocus, and remember that a prison is not a way station, but a facility where incarcerated individuals serve time for a crime committed. We will identify and discuss the main reasons that prisons are overcrowded; procedures that are used to control the overcrowding; and why or why not can issues of overcrowding be fixed. Prisons are overcrowded for four main reasons: Excessive punishment

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    Prison sentences may vary based on the type of crime was committed. The length of the sentence will vary according to the severity of the crime and will be imposed by the judge. Worrall indicates, “there are four type of noncapital prison sentences which include indeterminate sentencing, determinate sentencing, mandatory sentencing, and sentencing guidelines”[ 2 ]. Capital crimes which usually include murder carry the death penalty. For the death penalty to be imposed, constitutional standards must

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    Prisons According to the Bureau of Justice, there are four different types of incarceration facilities: state prisons, Federal prisons, private prisons, and local jails (Education Bug, 2012). However, according to the Federal Bureau of Prisons, there are five different subtypes of prisons. "The Bureau operates institutions at five different security levels in order to confine offenders in an appropriate manner" (Federal Bureau of Prisons, 2012). One of the interesting aspects of prison life

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    growing issue throughout prisons in the United States. In 2011, correctional administrators reported over 8,763 allegations of sexual assault within correctional facilities (Beck et. al, 2014). 52% of these reports were sexual victimization of inmates only and 48% were incidents involved staff on inmates (Beck et. al, 2014). The Bureau of Justice classifies each sexual act that is conducted in prison by perpetrator staff or inmate and type of acts. There are currently four types of sexual victimization

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    Deviant Behavior and Social Control Deviance is only considered to be deviance when the actions go against what are considered the norms of the group. Is a group of cannibals in the South American jungle eating fellow human beings considered deviant behavior? Is kissing your loved one in a public place to show affection considered deviant behavior? What about a person laying down a small rug and praying wherever they are at certain times throughout the day. There is no definite

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