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The U.S. Correctional System can serve two specific functions in relation to criminal offenders. First, it can serve as a tool for punishing the offender and making the offender pay for his or her crimes. Second, it can serve as a means to rehabilitating the offender and preparing him or her for successful reentry into society.

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Write a 700- to 1,050-word essay answering the following questions:

  • How does the correctional system punish offenders?
  • How does the correctional system rehabilitate offenders?
  • Which method is more effective in reducing crime?
  • Research a method for punishing or rehabilitating offenders.
  • Use the literature and propose a solution or adjustment to the methods of punishment or rehabilitation.

Your paper must follow this format:

  • Page 1: cover/title page
  • Pages 2, 3, and 4: body of text
  • Page 5: reference page (list at least three sources on your reference page. Cite your sources.)

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