FINAL ESSAY QUESTIONS ABOUT THE MOVIE SHAWSHANK REDEMPTION YEAR 1994
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Discuss the following separate Constitutional Issues on Prisoners rights. How were they depicted in the movie Shawshank Redemption (for this questions at least answer with 5 paragraphs)
Right against Cruel and Unusual Punishment
Right to Correspondence
Right to Religion
Right to Medical Access
Right to Search and Seizure
Prison release for inmates can be traumatic, in Shawshank Redemption, this issue was expressed through several characters, discuss the reentry risks that offenders face when they return to the community. How was this issue shown in the movie? Was it a fair and accurate portrayal? Why or why not?
Discuss the two critical issues involving physical abuse- inmate on inmate abuse and correctional officer on inmate abuse in the movie The Shawshank Redemption, and how would the courts today have handle the two issues.
Discuss how a prisoner is considered for release on parole, in Shawshank Redemption, Parole hearings were conducted, discuss what the reason for Reds rejection and ultimately, why was he finally approved for parole.
Andy Dufresne was sentenced to two life sentences, how was his right to appeal his sentence denied to him by the warden, and could he have been able to appeal? How?
NOTE: ANSWER THE FOLLOWING QUESTIONS RELATED ONLY TO THE MOVIE.