In this assignment, you identify the barriers to reentry so specific challenges can be addressed. Specific legislation has been passed to promote the success of offenders who prepare to reenter society.
Review the following article on the Second Chance Act:
- Second Chance Act (SCA)
- President Bush Signs H.R. 1593, the Second Chance Act of 2007
Respond to each of the following questions, writing a minimum of 175 words for each bullet point below:
Provide a brief overview of this law. Has it been successful? Why or why not?
Does the government have an ethical responsibility to provide funding for resources and services for offenders to reenter society? Why or why not?
Do you feel offenders should be given a second chance? Explain.
Format any citations according to APA guidelines.