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Unformatted text preview: to make the reasonable choice. The Classical School Cesare Beccaria : " On Crimes and Punishment " (1764) Responds to corruption, abuse and discretionary power of the judge. Control ACTs, not actors. Rational punishment for making rational choice to violate the social contract. Hedonistic Psychology--pleasure vs. Pain Legislature--Laws and punishment. Judge--guilt Deterrence: rationally calculated control. Swift, Sure and Severe. Focus on the Law (instrument of deterrence, can't change people) Beccaria's Ideas are embodied in the French Penal Code of 1791...
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