May 9 - May 9, 2008 Next Lectures based upon supposed...

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May 9, 2008 Next Lectures based upon supposed purposes of criminal punishment – Hass’s favorite stuff In old days executions were public spectacle Hope to deter/incapacitate/rehabilitate The retrivitavist(?) is not exactly the punitive one(?) Assignment – Haas ch 22, 24 Rehab as goal of punishment – though after years of research it’s not clear that it works 22- James Q Wilson – classic article summarizes the rehab debate. Looks at studies done in prison and found that known worked. Looks at them and says their right, but there is new evidence that certain programs may be beneficial to certain offenders. Each offender is different. We need research on what works with what folks. A treatment program that will help some offenders may hurt others. (Scared straight) 24 – boot camp – was expected to be major treatment innovation. Just by giving military style discipline, it will make them more moral. Research shows that after years of trying to find evidence that programs work, they do not. Bizarre and Unusual in world of punishment
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This note was uploaded on 03/15/2009 for the course CRJU 203 taught by Professor Haas during the Spring '06 term at University of Delaware.

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