YouTube URL: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xvqj8hgxRfg
View the video Fault Lines – Dying Inside: Elderly in prison
The US’ massive prison population is getting older. Long sentences that were handed out decades ago are catching up with the American justice system.
Should offenders who reach a certain age be automatically released from jail or prison? Should those with severe medical conditions receive compassionate release?
Make sure to:
- Write a short essay or paragraph of at least 300 words.
- Use concrete examples/details and avoid generalities.
- Address all questions.
- Use proper grammar and punctuation.
- If you researched your topic and are using information from what you learned, remember to cite your sources using APA format.
- Do not plagiarize.