Chapter 11.1

Chapter 11.1 - Final Exam SG Chapter 11 Punishment and...

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Final Exam SG Chapter 11: Punishment and Sentencing Purposes for sentencing o Retribution - a wrong doer who has freely chosen to violate society’s rules o Deterrence- Preventing crime through the treat of punishment. General- By punishing one person, others will be dissuaded from committing a similar crime. Specific- Assumes that an individual, after being punished once for a certain act, will be less likely to repeat that act because he/she does not want to be punished again o Incapacitation- Preventing crime by detaining wrongdoers in prison, thereby separating them from the community and reducing criminal opportunities. Selective- Provides longer sentences for individuals, such as career criminals who are judged more likely to commit further crimes if and when they are released. Collective- All offenders who have committed a similar crime are imprisoned for the same time period. o
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This note was uploaded on 03/20/2011 for the course CJS 110 taught by Professor Ogolin,william during the Spring '11 term at Bradley.

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Chapter 11.1 - Final Exam SG Chapter 11 Punishment and...

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