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Unformatted text preview: Intro to CJ 11/5/2007 Habeas Corpus- Bring the body; a writ from a judge to a person holding a prisoner in custody requesting the prisoner be brought before the judge GOALS OF PUNISHMENT: • Retribution • Deterrence- 1.) General Deterrence- Aimed at deterring anybody from committing the crime 2.)Specific Deterrence- Aimed at the offender only • Incapacitation- Lock them up, no other goal • Rehabilitation Restorative Justice- Punishment that is designed to repair the damage done by the offender to the community or victim I ncapacitation-only 30% of people under correctional supervision are incapacitated • I ndeterminate sentencing- Sentence that has a minimum and maximum • Determinate sentencing- Fixed sentence, judge has no voice on this • Mandatory sentencing-Requires a certain penalty be imposed for certain offenders who meet the criteria 3 Strikes and you’re out- On your third felony, life imprisonment with no parole Presumptive sentencing- the legislation sets a minimum and a maximum but allows for special circumstances GOOD T I ME- Time off for good behavior T ruth in sentencing- Laws that various states have but laws that require an offender to serve a specific amount of time Intermediate Sanctioning- Probation (65 %?) Shock Probation- You are incarcerated but usually released after a short period of time Death- Several cases talk about the death penalty Rehabilitation Model- saw physiological counseling, AA, NA, self help programs...
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