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Unformatted text preview: Exam 4 Purposes or Punishment Retribution Oldest justification for punishment Punishment is just Retaliation Principle of proportion- proportionate to seriousness of crime eye for an eye, tooth for a tooth Culpability- shouldnt punish if someone Is not blame worthy Deterrence Severity (inverse relationship, one up one down) Certainty (inverse relationship, one up one down) Celerity-swiftness (inverse relationship, one up one down)- Reduce likelihood Send message to others Specific deterrence- consequence of sanction for person that is punished General deterrence- for others not just the one being punished, will others learn from you Incapacitation When people commit crime we need to restrain them To protect lock the door and throw away the key Two concepts General- takes logic of incapacitation to extreme, do whatever is necessary Selective- single out offenders who are recurrent offenders, 3 strikes Rehabilitation...
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course CJ 101 taught by Professor Slone during the Fall '08 term at Bloomsburg.
- Fall '08