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For this assignment, you and your peers are deciding on the proper sentence for the following case. Your response will include the initial sentence through the completion of time served to include a follow-up plan based on restorative justice ideas. This assignment consists of formal Discussion Board postings and a PowerPoint presentation to be submitted by one team member.
As a team, you will sentence Joe to his initial punishment using a sentencing model and a goal of criminal sentencing. Keep in mind part of this assignment is to suggest a follow-up program for Joe using the principles of restorative justice. You will explain how you will manage the program to ensure the principles are addressed.
You will have three main items to address:
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