Unformatted text preview: appropriately. The ones who are interested in improving their lifestyles can benefit from the support. Society benefits from having threats to the health and safety of others. It can be extremely hard for a judge to tell who wants to change and who just wants to get out of jail. It seems, however, that the risk is worth the potential for reward. Most judges reserve these intermediate sanctions for non-violent offenders who are less likely to injure others while out on release. Now as for a reoffended defendant, they will most likely face a long term sentence in jail. This gives them an incentive to stay on the right path and giving the justice system recourse if they fail....
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- Spring '09
- Criminal Justice, house arrest, intermediate sanctions