By Jennifer Furio
The United States retains increasing its prisons - regardless of the shortcoming of any credible proof to teach that this punitive view of justice offers more secure groups and decreases crime. yet how is that this justice procedure serving us?
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It 15. , Waveland, 1998, Dr. Paul McCold. ” Sara explicitly described the event, and how it had harmed her and her family, and stolen her husband from them. “I bared my soul, going all the way back to my own childhood, and how I’d suffered abuse then and how this related to similar emotional issues for me. ” Sara told the rapist that she didn’t deny that something horrific must have happened to him to make him do what he’d done, but he had to recognize choice, and live with consequence. Not only had Sara been victimized, but also the courts, until finally allowing her to have the last word, had left her out of the loop.
There is no gray area. Bob Smith, whose daughter was killed after being abducted and raped by Gene Bell in 1985, watched as the news announced his 40 What Is Just? An Examination of Punishment and Grace execution in 1996. “There was no sense of closure. I prayed for his parents. ” Certainly no other criminal justice issue, and few issues in general, generate more controversy than the death penalty. It’s easy to understand — at least “lifers” don’t force us to take permanent responsibility, or to make choices perhaps only meant for God.
5’4” and 190 pounds. ” Jeff held out a photograph. ” “Madam, this man is 6’4”, weighing 220 pounds. ” 39 Restorative Justice The young attorney actually wept when he saw his client spared a near life sentence and returned to freedom. His response to skeptics ever since has been, “If there’s a single innocent defendant, I need to make sure he won’t be put to death. And if I’m wrong, I’m not so stupid that my conscience hasn’t known that weight — when I’ve picked up the paper only to read one of my freed clients is back in county jail on rape charges.