Prior to beginning work on this discussion, read Chapter 1 Correctional Aims and Correctional Systems from the textbook. Your initial post should be at least 250 words in length. Support your claims with examples from any required material or other scholarly resources and properly cite any references.

In this discussion,

  • Examine the pros and cons from four of six major correctional aims or goals of sentencing from your Stojkovic and Lovell (2019) textbook.
  • Compare and contrast at least one function of a historical correctional system with at least one function of a contemporary correctional system.
  • Describe correctional system functions that relate to (select at least one)
    • punishment,
    • rehabilitation, treatment, or
    • supervision