#1 Choose one of the following topics to debate:
Truth in sentencing laws deter crime.
Truth in sentencing laws do not deter crime:
A 350-700 words opening arguement for each position for a total of two arguments, include scholarly references supporting you arguments.
Write a 350-700 word rebuttal to your opening arguments. For a total of two rebuttals.
Include a closing statement.
Include a scholrly reference supporting the rebuttal and closing statement.
Consider the following topics when drafting debate arguments and rebuttal.
– Good time and work time credits.
-Requirements for length of time served.
-Effect on crime deterrence and recidivism.
-Differences between federal and state laws.
-Effects if parole is eliminated.
-Effetcs on prision population.
-Combine both arguments into one document and submit the document.
Format to APA guidelines