The theories of punishment, law homework help

Using the course materials, library, Web resources, and textbook, list and discuss 4 specific methods in which penology could be used to obtain more effective outcomes in the criminal justice system. Outcomes could include the following:

  • Fewer repeat offenses 
  • Crime reduction
  • Fewer prison and jail inmates

Use at least 1 reference to support your arguments.

Assignment Guidelines:

  • Research the contemporary theories of punishment, and gather at least 2 resources to help support your arguments.
  • In 4–6 paragraphs, address the following:
    • What 4 specific methods have you selected that could possibly be used to improve the criminal justice system?
    • Why do you feel these methods could result in improvement?

I need 4 to 6 paragraphs and 2 to 4 references for this assignment.