1. After studying the concept of the “criminal justice assembly line” is it fair to the American people to dispense justice/injustice in this way?
2. Watch the videos “The Drug War and Mass Incarceration by Numbers” at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FWhDK-dPRp0 and “Filling up Prisons without Fighting Crime: Mark Kleiman on America’s Criminal Justice System” at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G-lDr3DQnHo.
What are the unintended consequences of the high incarceration rates?
Which alternatives to incarceration may be helpful to alleviate these unintended consequences?
3. What are some of the ethical issues that police have to confront when doing their jobs and dealing with the public?
Note: your post should answer the questions (300-word minimum), citing at least one peer-reviewed academic source.