What Is Mandatory Incarceration?

Answer Mandatory incarceration establishes penalties for various felonies, the most common being gun- or drug-related felonies. It is also known as minimum sentencing guidelines.PurposeThe idea of mandato... Read More »

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What is incarceration?

Incarceration refers to the imprisonment or jailing of a person. Incarceration does not necessarily mean that the person committed the crime for which they are incarcerated. Rather, it means that t... Read More »

The Incarceration of Juveniles?

The Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act of 1974 and subsequent amendments govern the incarceration of minors in the United States. Congress found that adult prisons often do more harm t... Read More »

The Psychology of Incarceration?

"The Psychology of Incarceration," an educational course created by Khalil Osiris with Dr. Robin Herman and Tony Villa, Sr., helps prisoners or newly released prisoners adjust to life in the genera... Read More »

Is an arrest the same as an incarceration?

Arrest and incarceration are not the same. Police officers make an arrest when they detain an individual who is suspected of criminal activity. Incarceration refers to the confinement of an individ... Read More »