For this discussion, you will focus on whether probation is an appropriate form of punishment for criminal offenses.
For your initial post, discuss whether you think probation is an effective method of punishment. In your post, be sure to identify the positive and negative aspects of probation as a form of punishment. What factors should be considered in deciding whether probation is a proper format of punishment for a specific offense? Next, discuss a crime where you feel probation is a proper punishment.