Crime Punishment Should Be Determined Based On How Bad You 've Done Something Wrong?

1067 Words Nov 18th, 2016 5 Pages
Judge Sturgess quoted, “Justice is open to everyone in the same way as the Ritz Hotel”. If you’ve done something wrong, you deserve to be punished, but the punishment should be determined based on how bad you’ve done something wrong. Zero tolerance is a policy where one impresses strict punishment for infractions of a stated role. Most schools have the zero tolerance policy. It’s to ban undesirable behavior. The majority of the times, some situations are not handled reasonably. That shows unfairness. Zero tolerance is not always fair because innocent people get punished, unreasonable punishments, and it incorrectly uses the authorities. Normally when someone is getting punished, they have done something. Sometimes, that’s not always the case. Firstly, for example in this article, “Adrionna Harris saw a sixth grader cutting his arm with a razor. Adrionna Harris has taken a razor from the student, threw it away and convinced him what he was doing wasn’t right. She thought she was doing the right thing, so Friday she told the school administration what happened..Instead of getting praise from the school administration, Adrionna got a 10 day suspension with recommendation for expulsion”. That is beyond crazy that she got a 10 day suspension with recommendation for expulsion for saving another child’s life. The only reason she received the punishment she received is because she admitted what happened, and the alleged weapon was thrown away and it was her word alone. That is…

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