Compassion and the Public Interest: Wisconsin’s New Compassionate Release Legislation

Review “Compassion and the Public Interest: Wisconsin’s New Compassionate Release Legislation” in this
week’s University Library Readings.
Write a 700- to 1,050-word paper that summarizes the arguments for and against confining sick and older adult
prisoners in jail.
Answer the following questions in your paper:
Which of these arguments do you think have merit?
What values underlie each position?
How does medical parole or release fit into this discussion?
What alternative solutions would you provide to the problem? How would you describe the overall impacts of
the solutions?

Sample Solution

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