News in Review Conditional Sentencing: Effective or Not?

News in Review Conditional Sentencing: Effective or Not?

Punishment, rehabilitation, or revenge? In an enlightened society, it is presumed that prisons will redress wrongs in the best interests of society as a whole. The perplexing issue of prison sentences is whether they accomplish what they are intended to. Do they change sociopathic human behaviour and allow a criminal member of society to reintegrate into the mainstream population and ultimately to contribute to the general health of the nation, or do they in fact have the opposite effect, of perpetuating criminal behaviour? These are the fundamental and problematic questions in this story.

  • 2000
  • 00:11:54
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/15/2000
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