There are several important US Supreme Court decisions that have affected probation revocation processes and the individual rights of probationers. The cases are Mempa v. Rhay, Gagnon v. Scarpelli, Bearden v. Georgia and Black v. Romano.
Prepare a written assignment that addresses the following:
Why might probation be revoked?
To what extent to POs have discretion in such matters?
Discuss the probation revocation process?
With respect to each of these cases, discuss:
What are the issues at stake?
How did the Court decide them?
Do you agree or disagree with the Court’s decision? Why or why not?
Please use the book “Probation, Parole and Community Corrections” by Dean John. The article above and another source of your choice. Include a reference page. Thank you!
|Academic Level||College (1-2 years: Freshmen, Sophomore)|
|Subject Area||Criminal Justice|
|Paper Type||Research paper|
|Number of Pages||8 Page(s)/2200 words|