Lesson 4 - Prison.ppt

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Lesson 4 - Prison.ppt

  1. 1. What is prison life like? Year 9: Law & Order
  2. 2. Learning Objectives <ul><li>Explore the personal and social issues faced by prisoners. </li></ul><ul><li>Independently research and identify key information regarding prison life </li></ul><ul><li>Explain the challenges faced by the prison system </li></ul>
  3. 3. For the most serious offences the court may impose a prison, or 'custodial', sentence. <ul><li>The length of sentence imposed by the court will be limited by the maximum penalty for that crime. </li></ul><ul><li>A custodial sentence can only be imposed if: </li></ul><ul><li>the offence is so serious that only a custodial sentence can be justified; </li></ul><ul><li>the offence is a violent or sexual one and the court believes that only a prison sentence would adequately protect the public; or </li></ul><ul><li>the offender refuses to comply with the requirements of a community order. </li></ul>When is prison necessary?
  4. 4. Prison Bingo <ul><li>Use the information </li></ul><ul><li>around the room to </li></ul><ul><li>answer the questions on </li></ul><ul><li>your prison bingo sheet. </li></ul><ul><li>Don’t just copy the slides </li></ul><ul><li>– make sure what you </li></ul><ul><li>write answers the </li></ul><ul><li>question. </li></ul><ul><li>Your answers will help </li></ul><ul><li>you to solve some </li></ul><ul><li>problems later </li></ul>
  5. 5. The Problem with Prisons <ul><li>Is prison an effective deterrent? </li></ul><ul><li>Prisons have been described as ‘Colleges of Crime’ - What might this mean? </li></ul><ul><li>What challenges are faced by prisoners when they leave prison and can these be overcome? </li></ul><ul><li>In your opinion, what can we do to reduce the amount of people going to prison in the UK? </li></ul>

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