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Discursive essay. Is it right that some criminals are given new identities after they have served their sentences?

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´╗┐Discursive Essay Is it right that some criminals are given new identities after they have served their sentences? Tracey Connelly and Steven Barker subjected Baby Peter to an appalling ordeal that left him with 50 injuries, including eight broken ribs and a broken back. Baby Peter had been on the local authorities at-risk and seen by social workers almost 70 times, as well as being treated by at least two doctors. Horrifically, no one noticed that his tiny body was covered in appalling injuries; he died in agony at just 17 months old. It was decided that these and many other criminals like Jon Venebles and Mary Bell both child killers should be given new identities after they have served their jail sentences. ...read more.

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Many of them say that if the criminals are mentally ill, fully rehabilitated or were influenced by others then they should be given a second chance at life, after all they are only human. A second chance will allow ex-criminals to start a new peaceful life, make new friends, marry and possibly even start a family if they no longer pose a threat to society. However if there is still a big possibility that they might re-offend or they allow themselves to be identified for publicity/financial gain then we should just let them out into the public and let them get what they?re given because after that?s what they deserve. ...read more.

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When you hear that a serious offender is being released into society then there are always all sorts of stories in the media and people want to take precautionary measures and if it were me I would definitely be scared so I think the public deserve to be told the truth. So is it right that some criminals are given new identities after they have served their sentences? For me I think not. As I have stated before I think that corporal punishment should be re-instated in Scotland because I think that locking criminals up for a short time then letting them roam free somewhere else is not the best choice. No one has any right to make others suffer so why should we just let them go? ...read more.

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