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Unformatted text preview: Garrett Mehlberg Thomas Hobbes once said, “In revenges or punishments men ought not to look at the greatness of evil past, but at the greatness of the good to follow, whereby we are forbidden to inflict punishment with any other design than for the correction of the offender and the admonition of others.” This quote means quite a lot to me because I honestly and earnestly believe this is what the criminal justice system should be all about. First, when there are punishments or revenges being brought to justice, such as giving the electric chair to a murderer or rapist, we should not dwell on what they did but instead on what the community and area would be like without them, or the peace that will be brought to the victims and/or the victim’s family. Second, in the ideals and the fabric of American justice system this great country victim’s family....
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This note was uploaded on 04/30/2008 for the course NOT 001 taught by Professor Notaprofessor during the Spring '08 term at N. Arizona.
- Spring '08