Institutional and Community Corrections. Criminal justice professionals are faced with ethical decisions every day, and the impact of these decisions can change a justice-served individual’s life for years to come. In this summative assessment, you explore the ethical dilemmas that occur when children commit violent crimes, as well as the impacts on rehabilitation and reintegration into society. The Supreme Court has made a number of rulings in recent years regarding the sentencing of juveniles.
Reference the following articles to familiarize yourself with the topic of juvenile sentencing: Juvenile Life Without Parole: An Overview from the Sentencing Project “Supreme Court Rules Against Juvenile Sentenced to Life Without Parole” from The Washington Post Create a 15- to 18-slide Microsoft® PowerPoint® presentation to a federal- or state-level board about the ethical decision-making process as it applies to child offender cases that might appear in your system.
Analyze the complexity of the issues underlying the ethical dilemmas of juvenile sentencing. Evaluate the rehabilitation and reintegration options that would be available in these situations. Outline the decision-making that needs to occur when evaluating institutional or community-based corrections and rehabilitation for child offenders. Describe the information that must be considered during the decision-making process. Evaluate the possible long-term outcomes of both sides of the decision. Recommend how the federal- or state-level board should handle these types of cases in the future. Include detailed speaker notes. Cite at least 2 sources to support your assignment. Format your assignment according to APA guidelines. Submit your assignment.