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1 Sentencing Sentencing Lorie Dixon CJA/234 May 23, 2011 Kenneth Salmon
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2 Sentencing Sentencing There are many reasons why offender should be punished and here are some of the objectives for the punishments. Some of the objectives are deterrence, retribution, restitution, rehabilitation, and the reason for such punishment. Deterrence is most effective you have the pressure of stopping crime that is planned or premeditated before it happens. Sometimes the goal is to stop the individual from repeating the behavior; other times it is to stop the others individual from engaging in a similar behavior. An “eye for an eye, tooth for a tooth” punishment applied with the belief that offenders should be able to suffer the same as their victims this is the retribution punishment. Restitution is applied with the belief that offenders should repay their victim’s loss in money, damages or other services. The offenders should pay back to the victim for crimes that he has made to change a person life. He has to see that he cannot get away with committing crimes. Rehabilitation is used more frequently with juveniles; it is applied with the hopes of helping the person resolve his disorder or disease that may contribute to crime. The punishment is their so that the person
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