Are judges given too much discretion when it comes to sentencing? 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.
The sentencing of defendants convicted of crimes is another important function judge have in criminal cases. Most crimes typically span a range of sentencing possibilities and judges have some discretion when imposing punishment. Such discretion is no doubt based on any form of prejudice but rather are enshrined on the constitution which reign supreme always