Unformatted text preview: exceptions being made for education, employment, and other specified purposes. Home incarceration requires the offender to stay at home at all times except for medical emergencies. I believe that intermediate sanctions could be considered an appropriate punishment depending on the crime which was committed. If a teenager were caught vandalizing a building, and it was their first offense, I do believe that the judge would be making a good choice to put them on home detention. I say this because as a first offender, and the crime that was committed, I feel this would be a proper way to sentence the person. Although it may not serve the purpose intended, it would be a good choice in my opinion for a first time offender. If the offender was not a first timer, yet they had been charged with the same charge several times, I do not feel any of these sanctions would serve the purpose intended....
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- Spring '09
- criminal law, house arrest, Punishments, Jennifer O’Neal, Roger Long