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Unformatted text preview: Defense If they go to trial they might get a much worse penalty. Goals of sentencing : Punishment, Retribution, Rehabilitation, Deterrence (General or Individual), Incapacitation Certainty How likely you are to get caught/arrested Severity How severe the penalty is going to be. Mandatory Sentencing The amount of time a judge must sentence someone for. No Discretion. Most apply to drug offenses but not all drug offenses and not only. Mr Gall Use to sell ecstasy, stopped went to college. 3 years later was arrested, was supposed to be sentenced to 3 years, instead was sentenced to probation....
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This note was uploaded on 10/20/2010 for the course SOC 189 taught by Professor Marcmauer during the Fall '07 term at GWU.
- Fall '07