Respond to a critical sentencing issue in criminal justice. Possible topics for the response include:
- The impact of sentencing guidelines.
- The constitutionality of a guideline sentence.
- The effectiveness of a Three-Strike law.
- The requirement of victim impact statements.
- The imposition/constitutionality of the death penalty
1. Be sure to clearly identify the issue to be addressed in the response.
2. Discuss the goals of sentencing in general, and the different types of sentences.
3. Review the constitutional rights important in criminal sentencing.
4. Discuss the relationship between the topic of the paper and these constitutional rights and considerations.
5. Utilize additional resources (at least two) to complete the assignment such as scholarly articles, books, and other academic sources