Essay#5_CJ101 - Garrett Mehlberg Thomas Hobbes once said"In...

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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 
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