What are the competing expectations for which probationand parole are often made scapegoats?
2. What are the four levels and three branches of government?How does this division affect criminal justice?
3. How does the abolition of parole release impact on probation?
4. How do “truth-in-sentencing” and “three-strikes-and-you’reout” laws impact the prison population?
5. Why can criminal justice in the United States be referred toas a system that is not systematic?
6. How does the fact that law and criminal justice in the UnitedStates reflect power relations affect probation and parole?
7. Why can’t it be determined whether a probationer or paroleehas been rehabilitated by the absence of a new conviction?
8. What biblical practices can be seen as a precursor to the con-cept of probation?
9. How did the classical concept of a social contract challengedisparate justice?
10. Why can the concept of free will be seen as an oversimplifi-cation with respect to crime?
11. How does neoclassicalism in criminal justice differ fromclassicalism? 12. What is the connection between positivism and determinism?
13. How does determinism conflict with the concept of punishment?
14. What distinguishes the positivist view from the classicalview with respect to crime and criminal behavior?
15. How does the standard of evidence in a criminal trial differfrom that of a probation or parole revocation hearing?
16. What is the role of a probation officer in the sentencingprocess?
17. What are the source of information for the preparation of presentence report?
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