Why is it used by our Court system? What are its benefits and potential problems? How does it affect probation, prison growth and parole? What are the benefits of probation and parole and how do they affect the justice system, prison growth and help the individual? How are states and the federal government dealing with prison growth demands? What can be done about the issue? How does plea bargaining, probation and parole affect prison growth?The assignment is meant give you an opportunity to perform formal research and learn about each of the programs, how they affect each other and how they affect the prison population.