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Unformatted text preview: My final crime that I chose is drunk driving. A conviction for a first offense may involve a fine, a license suspension, a DUI education course for a period of time, and probation for three years. For a second offense a short jail sentence of only 2-4 days will happen. Additional punishment may involve community service, ignition interlock devices and/or impounding of the car. Hammurabi would make the drunk driver walk for the rest of their life and would probably make them suffer. I think that Hammurabi system would probably scare people so then maybe they would not commit the crime because they know how bad the punishment is, but also I think that his punishments are a little extreme. I think we need better punishments, but not to the point where people are being killed and having body parts cut off. Our laws now should be a little more strict because then maybe people wouldn’t want to commit the crimes if they are harsh....
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This note was uploaded on 06/30/2009 for the course ACCT Payroll taught by Professor Thompson during the Fall '09 term at Kaplan University.
- Fall '09