Sentencing Paper Due Sunday Mr. Contino

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Running head: 1 Sentencing Paper Karena Busch CJS/200 August 21, 2011 Mr. Gregory Contino
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2 Sentencing Paper 1) The four philosophical reasons for sentencing criminals are retribution, deterrence, incapacitation, and rehabilitation. Retribution is a punishment imposed on a criminal that has committed a crime and is equal to the crime committed, deterrence is when the criminal is deterred from fear of further punishment by the courts and allows the general public potential offenders to be warned of the punishment, incapacitation is when a criminal cannot commit further crime, due to being detained and protects the public and society from crime, and rehabilitation’s purpose is to reform a criminals behavior to avoid criminal behavior in the near future. 2) The six forms of punishment are imprisonment, fines, capital punishment, restorative justice, probation, and restitution/community service. Imprisonment is a sentence given to a criminal for a serious crime they have committed and involves detaining the criminal in jail/prison and would include crimes such as murder, drug dealing, burglary, human trafficking, bodily harm, and robbery. Fines are imposed as a monetary charge that is imposed on criminals who
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This note was uploaded on 01/30/2012 for the course CRIMINAL J 250 taught by Professor Dr.clark during the Spring '10 term at University of Phoenix.

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