Explain how the U.S. criminal justice system is dealing with offenders under the contemporary integrative and critical theories.
- What new initiatives or approaches (last 5–7 years) have the U.S. criminal justice system shifted to in reaction to more contemporary theories of process?
- Discuss the decriminalization of crimes in theoretical terms.
- How does reinforcements, punishments, and discriminative stimuli work in everyday life?
- Describe the role of law and power in contemporary integrative and critical theories.
Your paper should be a minimum of three pages in length and include an introduction. You should also include a minimum of four resources, and one resource can be your textbook. Please select additional resources from the CSU Online Library or through an internet search (scholarly, peer-reviewed, or authoritative), and make certain that the chosen resource is no more than five years old. Adhere to APA Style when constructing this assignment, including in-text citations and references for all sources that are used. Please note that no abstract is needed.