The U.S. Correctional System can serve two specific functions in relation to criminal offenders. First, it can serve as a tool for punishing the offender and making the offender pay for his or her crimes. Second, it can serve as a means to rehabilitating the offender and preparing him or her for successful reentry into society. Write a 700- to 1,050-word essay answering the following questions: How does the correctional system punish offenders? How does the correctional system rehabilitate offenders? Which method is more effective in reducing crime? What challenges do women inmates currently face? Research a method for punishing or rehabilitating offenders. Use the literature and propose a solution or adjustment to the methods of punishment or rehabilitation.