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Do prisons work? Lesson 6 of 6

GCSE • Law & The Justice System • Core Curriculum

This lesson is part 6 of a sequence of six lessons exploring the enquiry: Does our legal system protect citizens’ rights?

This final lesson focuses on the roles of prisons and how well they work to protect the public, limit freedoms, deter crime, and rehabilitate prisoners. Students consolidate their learning and return to the overarching key enquiry question to consider how well the legal system protects the rights of citizens?

Students will work towards answering the following learning questions:
  1. What is incarceration?
  2. When are prisons successful and less successful?
  3. How well do prisons work?


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