The Role of Sentencing in Corrections

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SENTENCING MODELS A model is a representation of a system  based on what one believes and knows—it is a framework for putting ideas to work. There are 10 different sentencing models
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The first two models The first two models rehabilitation model- was very important to prisons from  the early 1950s through the 1970s. It emphasized  institutional programs to correct the problems and  disadvantages criminals needed to overcome if they  were to live crime-free lives. reintegration model  was particularly influential in the  1970s. Its emphasis on real-world programs, as opposed  to rehabilitation programs offered within prison walls, and  its preference for probation and other community based  forms of supervision were instrumental for several years  in expanding noncustodial alternatives and holding down  prison populations.
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Models three and four Models three and four Crime control model,  which in this era focused more on efficient law  enforcement and case processing leading to criminal conviction,  emphasized the system’s part in maintaining social order. Later, 
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