In your opinion, should a punishment be based on the crime or on the offender? In other words, some believe the punishment should be based on the crime: Everyone who commits the same crime should receive the same sentence. Others believe a punishment should be based on the offender: Each case should be considered separately, with the judge having the power to consider the offender’s particular circumstances. In the Discussion Area, tell us which model you support and why. Are there any drawbacks to the model you support? Are there any crimes that you think should not be included in the model you support?