Imposing tougher sentences on crimes is ahallmark of a rational choice perspective. This perspective suggests that a criminal will "rationally" choosenotto commit a crime if the punishment is severe enough. Three Strikes enacted in 1994 (modified in 2012) in Californiaembraces this type of deterrencemodel. View the video below on 3 strikes and discuss.
Do you agree that as a societywe should increase punishment for repeat offenders? Is 3 strikes a good policy? Was the change to the 3 Strikes policy in 2012 a good reform? Are there enough issues with 3 Strikes that would justify overturning the policy as a whole? Is all criminalbehavior rational? These questions are only suggested for the discussion you are not requiredto cover all of them in your response
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k_hTTiT0ATA(watch this to write the discussion prompt)
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