Project Summary: Cesare Beccaria believed the “imposition of a sentence more severe than is necessary is ‘superfluous and for that reason tyrannical’” (p. 65). However, there has been much public concern regarding the appropriateness of punishment within the current correctional system. Overall, do you believe the public has a favorable or unfavorable view of the corrections system? Do you agree with them? Why or why not? Do you believe that our current practices are aligning with the true historical purpose(s) of corrections? Provide evidence to support your conclusion(s).