Victims of sexual assault and other similar crimes are often hesitant to report their victimization to law enforcement. Please elaborate upon at least four reasons a victim might decide against reporting this violent crime to law enforcement.
Your response must be at least 225 words in length.
2. According to the article “The Complexities of Sex Offender Registries” by Snarr and Frederick, the first sex offender (SO) registry was implemented in California in 1947. Since that time, most states have implemented SO registries. Strangely, before 1994, the United States did not have a federal law addressing SO registration and notification. Discuss the impact of Kansas v. Hendricks (1997) on sex offender policies.Your response must be at least 225 words in length.
3. In the report Still Life: America’s Increasing Use of Life and Long-Term Sentences, Nellis reports that the United States continues to set records related to incarceration, especially those serving life sentences.
Additionally, Wagner and Sawyer’s press release, Mass Incarceration: The Whole Pie 2018 reports mass incarceration in the United States involves 2.3 million people in custody.
Summarize the relationship between disparate sentencing, three-strikes laws, and U.S. drug policies.Your response must be at least 225 words in length.
Course Textbook:Gau, J. M. (2018). Criminal justice policy: Origins and effectiveness. New York, NY: Oxford University Press.