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...ng those two then the criminals will not be in the prison. We would have to find different sentencing sanctions to use in the place of incarceration. It sometimes seems as if the courts are throwing to much at the individuals due to the thought of high incarceration will prevent crime. Although, studies show little relationship between increasing incarceration and reduction in crime, (Jacobson, 2005). According to Jacobson (2005), we should first start by legislatures repealing all mandatory minimum penalties, to include the “three-strikes” law. Second, legislatures would make an investment in creditable, well-managed penalties that will serve as a sanction between prison and probation, (Jacobson, 2005). Lastly, authority for creating the rules of sentencing would be delegated to the administration agency, often but not called sentencing commission, (Jacobson, 2005).
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