Consider which factors were most influential to the evolution of corrections in America and answer the following questions. Present your findings in essay format and support your arguments with cited evidence.
Compare and contrast the early forms of punishment with those used today. Describe how secular law emerged and how it influences law in America today. Identify the primary goals of early punishment and analyze how those compare with your current ideas of why we address crime as we do today.
In addition to external research, remember to review the lecture, readings and resources for this unit to help you formulate your responses. Always be sure to fully develop your responses to each question presented.2-3 pages and reference page. See below for already started essay