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    A juvenile being in an adult prison is a message saying ‘lost hope’. This means that since they are giving juvenile extremely hard sentences, it give them no hope for their future and no hope for themselves either. They would be stuck as criminals for rest of the eternity. Some juveniles doesn’t want to lose that hope that they probably decided to never commit crime ever again if it’s mean losing their dream goals. The child won’t be able to continue his maturity and growing up to be an adult…

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    Prisons are facilities that have become staple parts of how modern societies function, but with the presence of prisons there are pros and cons that come with them. In the modern-day prisons are needed for keeping violent criminals out of society and allowing them from committing more offenses. They provide a controlled and structured environment that can both punish and provide rehabilitations for both violent and career criminals. For some individuals, prisons can act as a deterrent towards…

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    Elena And Joaquin Summary

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    Elena and Joaquin don’t have an ideal relationship. Elena idolized Joaquin throughout her childhood, but while at college she learned all the horrible things he did during the Spanish Civil War. However, her hate for Joaquin subsides when he opens up to her about why he did what he did. He explains to her that he was a “killer of killers”. He was a psychologist for soldiers who were experiencing PTSD and other mental issues that result from war. Patients that were deemed “incurable” would be…

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    It all began with my brother Lincoln Burrows. Not long ago, he has been accused of killing Terrance Steadman, who is the brother of the vice president of the united states. For this reason, Burrows has been incarcerated in Fox River, the highest security protected penitentiary in Illinois and he is sentenced to a death role penalty for such a crime. They talked about his crime day-after-day on the news and TV. Meanwhile, Veronica his ex-girlfriend is fighting hard for the court to drop charges…

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    Imagine this, you are just getting home and notice some of your things are gone you see someone exiting your house with your things, you see that it's your neighbor, you take him to court and explain what happened and your neighbor confesses to the crime. All seems normal so far until you realize a new trial begins against you. This is because you “accused” this man of doing a federal crime. The judge the decides to cut your hands off while the criminal goes free. This is an example of…

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    Cost Of Living In Prison

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    Most of the people who reside in the United States live unrestrictedly, come-and-go as they please, and never experience the boundaries of confinement. Similarly, the majority of these people are likely unable to relate to the conditions that surround inmates who reside in prison. While the bulk of society can only imagine what it is like to be imprisoned, over two million individuals incarcerated in the United States live this reality daily. The convicted find themselves serving prison…

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    Locked Behind Bars: Another Caste System? What is the objective of a correctional officer if not to oversee people who are responsible for violating the law? In the United States alone, 2.3 million people are confined in a correctional facility and the same number are subjected to prejudice on a daily basis. As a result of the power entrusted to the prison guards, they are expected to effectively maintain the prison system and keep the inmates safe; nevertheless some of these officers take…

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    As both of the stories continue to progress the audience seems to get a better sense of understanding of what is happening due to the authors use of characterization in both The Allegory of the Cave and The Truman Show. To start off with, the main characters in both the stories transform themselves from being gullible like, to smart and curious characters who want to explore their surroundings. In The Allegory of the Cave, the main characters in the story are the prisoners, in the beginning of…

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    In the case of tony martin justice as in most cases is a hard concept but in this case it is exceptionally hard. There are a number of different related issues in this case due to the events taken place. I think the overall and most importance question in regards with justice is ‘Was justice actually achieved’, the fact that a burglary and an opposing shot was taken makes the question of justice extremely complex. In this situation you have to take on both thought of Tony being a victim and…

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    Criminal Justice Frontline’s video, “Second Chance Kids,” takes its viewers through a controversial topic: life in prison for those who committed crimes as teens. Before the mid 2000s, teenagers who murdered someone get sentenced to life without parole. The arguments that teenagers grow up and change convinced courts to reconsider giving parole to those who were convicted for their crimes made as a teen. In one case, Anthony Rolon was 17 years old when he committed a crime. He was helping his…

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