Do these types of sentences deter offenders?

1. What are some of the factors a judge looks at when determining an appropriate sentence? Do you believe the time fit the crime or should the time fit the offender? Discuss some of the different types of a sentence a judge may order.
2. What is the difference between a determinate and indeterminate sentence? Discuss the advantages and disadvantages of each.
1. Do you think mandatory minimum sentences serve any real purpose? Do these types of sentences deter offenders?

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