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2/16/09 Foundations of Criminological Theory Schools of Criminology: I. Classical School – late 18 th  century (Age of Enlightenment) II. Positive School – late 19 th  century (Age of Darwin, Marxism, etc.) Classical School - Reaction to savage and inefficient CJUS system in Western Europe Capital Punishment imposed for: - Murder - Rape - Robbery - Destruction of trees - Cattle maiming - Consorting with gypsies - Counterfeiting - Forgery - Theft CJUS System characterized by: - Torture - Presumption of guilt - No rules of evidence
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- No right to legal counsel - AD Hoc Punishments -> derived on circumstances Voltaire, Becerra, Bentham led Reform movement - Serve as basis for most modern criminal codes Thirteen Propositions of Classical Theory a. People are free actors – free thinkers b. People are rational – choose alternative course of action c. People can control behaviors d. Basis for choice of action is hedonism
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This note was uploaded on 04/19/2011 for the course CJUS 200 taught by Professor Kipp during the Winter '09 term at Indiana.

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