Encyclopedia > Corrections

  Article Content

Corrections

Corrections refers to one of the components of the criminal justice system. This includes halfway houses[?], parole programs[?], prisons, and probation programs[?]. Corrections is the process of trying to correct an individual so that they do not engage in criminal behavior.

See also: criminal justice, death penalty, deterrence, individual rights, justice, penology, prison, social control



All Wikipedia text is available under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License

 
  Search Encyclopedia

Search over one million articles, find something about almost anything!
 
 
  
  Featured Article
Psychological price

... Theories about the cause include: For simplicity the consumer ignores one or more of the least significant digits; amounts like $ 6 and $ 7 are more easily handled ...