Juvenile Crimal Offenders – Understanding sentencing
Unit S.M.A.R.T. Goal:
Students will assist in determing the best legal course of action to help lower the juvenile re-incarceration rate.
Students will demonstrate basic understanding of California Sentencing guidelines both attorneys and judges use.
*Lesson objective written with this downloadable guide -> Writing Learning Objectives Guide
Task #1 – Based on your responses for sentencing recommendations from yesterday’s exercise I want to start class off today with practicing using basic guidelines for sentencing.
Assigment PDF -> California Sentencing Practice – Cases
Task #2 – Answer the activity debrief questions below.
Assignment PDF -> Sentencing Practice Debrief Questions
Task #2 – Now we will look at a juvenile case concerning Kenneth Young. After we get familiar with the case you will choose, of the three harshest punishments, which is best fitting for the crime that was committed.
Website -> DEA List of Controlled Substances
Website -> Article: The Science of Sentencing