Judges

19Jan 2022 by

Are judges given too much discretion when it comes to sentencing? What are some of the factors a judge looks at when determining an appropriate sentence? Do you believe the time fit the crime or should the time fit the offender? Discuss some of the different types of a sentence a judge may order.
What is the difference between a determinate and indeterminate sentence? Discuss the advantages and disadvantages of each.
Do you think mandatory minimum sentences serve any real purpose? Do these types of sentences deter offenders?