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Unformatted text preview: give them a chance to become law-abiding citizens once they are released from prison . The correction system might "serve to reform the offender by providing skills and attitudes that make return to a law-abiding life possible" (Robertson, 1989:129). Reiman (1998) argues that our criminal justice system fails if we release people, who have paid for their crime, with so legitimate skills. The ex-felon is likely to return to crime with no other legitimate options at his or her disposal....
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This note was uploaded on 11/08/2011 for the course SCIE SYG2000 taught by Professor Bernhardt during the Fall '10 term at Broward College.
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