One of the legislatives changes in the late 20th Century and early 21st Century was the increased usage of determinate sentencing strategies, such as mandatory minimums and three strikes laws. These sentencing strategies have had an especially noticeable effect on drug offenders. Answer the following questions in regard to these sentencing strategies:
1. Explain how the Classical School can be applied in these sentencing strategies.
2. Give two examples of how these sentencing strategies have changed the criminal justice responses to drug offenders.
3. Explain how these sentencing strategies have caused a disparity in the offender population in prisons and jails.
Each question should have a 2 paragraph answer in essay format. You must properly cite the sources used in your answers in APA style and provide a reference list (at least 2 peer-reviewed references and rest can be from any APA acceptable source) at the end of the assignment.