Unformatted text preview: agree that jail and prison overcrowdings are becoming a problem and that can cause incarceration to be less effective. Individuals who commit a crime are sentenced based on the severity of the crime committed and they are taken away from society as a punishment. During this time they receive some rehabilitation, the feeling of loneliness, and separation. To me, if you take parents that are committing crimes and separate them from their children for a specified amount of time, this will make the parent feel guilty and ashamed. If this is the feeling that is felt during the time of incarceration, it is much easier to say that individual will more than likely not commit another crime. The jails and prison systems are set up to house individuals and I feel like they do this effectively....
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- Spring '10
- criminal law, Prison Systems, JAILS CHECKPOINT