You must have atleast four meaningful sentences in the discussion. You must answer every question in the writing assignment and any addition information required and or requested. Discussion must be in Microsoft Word and must be an original answer no plagiarism. Primary postings should include either a concise summary of information or an analysis of the topic under study. Please don’t use long quotations. Please note within the text of your discussion posting where you got your information. Outside research should be academic in nature and come from reputable peer reviewed sources. You must include two references with your posting cited in APA style. Discussions Questions will be answered separately.
What are some of the special problems associated with special needs inmates in jail and prison populations? Analyze the implications of releasing the elderly, the mentally ill, and other special needs inmates back into society and discuss the necessary care or medical treatments after release.
Discuss the assumptions about human nature held by the classical thinkers. Are we rational beings, seekers of pleasure, or free moral agents? With this in mind, what are some of the barriers faced by offenders who have recently been released from prison? How can we address them effectively? One initial post and at least two replies to classmates are required.
Select any punishment related issue/story in the news this week. Identify the source of the story and post a summary of the story on the Current Event Thread. What, if any, public policy implications are associated with this story? Offer additional thoughts and opinions or related course material/references to support your assessment. Identify the source of the story and post a summary of the story.