Do independent research and find a felony criminal case in Florida (state court, not federal) where someone was convicted and sentenced in either 2019 or 2020. Answer the following questions once you locate your case:
- Discuss the details of the case. Was this case disposed of after a trial or plea bargain? Discuss a few of the phases of criminal justice processing that took place up to the offender’s sentencing.
- Discuss the sentence the offender received. Explain if this was an institutional or community based corrections sentence.
- Which of the purposes of punishment do you believe support the offender’s sentence?
- In your opinion, was the sentence just? Explain.
Make sure to:
- Write a short essay or paragraph of at least 500 words. YOU MUST INCLUDE THE WORD COUNT AT THE BOTTOM OF THE ASSIGNMENT.
- Use concrete examples/details and avoid generalities.
- Address all questions.
- Use proper grammar and punctuation.
- If you researched your topic and are using information from what you learned, remember to cite your sources in APA format.
- Do not plagiarize.