Read the paragraph carefully and determine the main point the author is trying to make. What conclusion can be drawn from the argument? Each paragraph is followed by five statements.One statement supports the author’s argument better than the others do.
1. The criminal justice system needs to change. The system could be more just if it allowed victims the opportunity to confront the person who has harmed them. Also, mediation between victims and their offenders would give the offenders a chance to apologize for the harm they have done.
This paragraph best supports the statement that victims of a crime should
A. insist that their offenders be punished.
B. learn to forgive their offenders.
C. have the right to impose a sentence on their offenders.
D. learn the art of mediation.
E. have the right to confront their offenders.