Learning Team Instructions
Submit your Learning Team Evaluation. Each team member must submit a separate copy to the facilitator.
4. Learning Team Assignment: Sentencing Paper (due Sunday, Day 6 in the Assignments Section)
Prepare a 1,050-1,750-word assessment in which you discuss and analyze the assertion that tough sentences reduce crime. Analyze the various forms of sentencing that are used in the criminal justice system and their rationale. What is the impact of tough sentencing on criminal behavior? How does the Eighth Amendment and its relationship to capital punishment come into play regarding sentencing? Should the death penalty be abolished? Explain.
Format your paper according to APA standards.