Which of the Following Would Be an Example of Incapacitation?
Which of the following would be an example of incapacitation?
A) sentencing an offender to community service
B) charging an offender a fine
C) passing laws against criminal acts
D) incarcerating an offender
Attempting to reform an offender through treatment or educational programs with the goal of turning the offender from crime is best described by which goal of punishment?
Which of the following would be most closely aligned with the goal of rehabilitation?
A) requiring an offender to serve a jail term
B) ordering an offender to repay the victim for financial losses
C) sending an offender to classes to earn her General Equivalency Diploma
D) having an offender submit proof of employment
What is the most important factor in determining an offender's sentence?
A) seriousness of the offense
B) the offender's level of cooperation
C) the offender's prior record
D) recommendations made by the victim