Appropriate Justification for Punishment
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...Appropriate justification for punishment Number: What is the most appropriate justification for punishment: deterrence, retribution, rehabilitation or incapacitation? Discuss with reference to the changing historical context of punishment. Societies, over time, have always had disciplinary measures for undesirable behavior, which mostly happens within social institutions such as families, schools, churches or correction centers. Someone in authority always administers punishment over a junior person, for behavior that they consider inappropriate. Therefore, punishment is a response to unusual behavior or crimes in societies and usually takes the form of either formal or informal ways... ? Topic:...
Appropriate procedures for terminating a teacher, suspending or expelling a student, and administering corporal punishment
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...punishment. For that reason, it is very important that one understands the appropriate procedures in dealing people's concerns within an educational institution. This may as well stresses ones rights towards just and fair judgment in every situation. A certain disciplinary procedure is used in dealing with teachers cases to ensure that should a particular teacher is alleged for any form of misconduct, he may receive fair and consistent judgment. The current law allows termination of teaching contract due to immorality or inefficiency. It also emphasizes that a certain due-process must be complied in terminating teachers (Ohio Legislative Service Commission, 1997). First... Appropriate Disciplinary...
Capital Punishment Debate
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...Punishment Protester: You are right. The victim and his or her family should have retribution for what was done to them, but at what expense Like I said before, there is a chance that the wrong person, an innocent person, can be wrongfully convicted. Does our society want to take the chance of executing and innocent person for a crime Jail time is less expensive then execution and if there is a mistake and an innocent person is sent to jail then the situation can be remedied. Do we need to execute murderers I think execution is unnecessary and that life in prison is an appropriate punishment... Capital Punishment Debate Your college Your June 18, 2006 Capital Punishment Debate This is a dialogue between...
Capital Punishment
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...appropriate punishment is not provided to the criminals, then the rate of occurrence of crime will take a steep increase. The criminals will have the idea that whatever crime they may perform, they would not be dealt seriously and will be encouraged enough to carry on with their vandalism. The criminals will have the free license to raise considerable amount of terror among the people. Capital punishment is supported in case of mass destructions or when a considerable portion of the society has been hit severely by the event of crime. The extent of catastrophe caused is detrimental in the development of emotional vengeance. The shocks caused... ?Capital Punishment The doctrine of birth and death are the...
Opposition to Capital Punishment
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...appropriate punishment for the crime committed. Presently there is no uniform worldwide procedure for dispensing punishment. While a woman in Pakistan is stoned to death for committing adultery, the same act is just frowned upon everywhere else. In China even pickpockets face capital punishment. Clearly geography plays an important part in the issuing of capital punishment but there are other factors including religion, ethnic identity and the country's history in dealing with criminals (VT 2005. With the world shifting to abolishing the death penalty the need for uniform sentencing attains credence. Appropriate punishment worldwide for the scale of the crime... Opposition to Capital Punishment...
General Kantian Perspective on Punishment.
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...punishable of a crime, the individual automatically forfeits or suspends an equal value of his or her right to something. Kant contends that the punishment must fit the crime committed and argues that a crime committed to another person is a crime perpetrated to one self. He contends that the most appropriate punishment for a murderer is capital punishment (execution). If a person who has committed a murder is allowed to live, justice is not done and this exemplifies a subversion of justice and the very essence of humanity in the world. Punishment of an equal measure is in all ways justified by the criminal act of the criminal, this is the right... General Kantian Perspective on Punishment A Kantian is...
Crime and punishment
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...Punishment in the Flood of Genesis and Gilgamesh Crime refers to the incidence that violates the rules and regulations prescribed in the laws to maintain the social order being monitored by governing authority to prescribe the appropriate punishment in case of conviction. The discerning abilities of judges defines the punishment according to the meticulous observation involved in subtleties of different kind of violation as wise discrimination is necessary for differentiating between crime and offenses. Society evolves over the time to change the rules as evident in the laws for contemporary society and ancient generation. The literature review of the story... of the Genesis Flood and...
Capital Punishment Essay
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...punishment. Capital Punishment - Issues and Arguments Supporters of capital punishment argue that such form of punishment would deter crime and would be an appropriate punishment for murder. As Murray notes, a major justification for capital punishment is the perceived public support... Capital Punishment Evaluate the Arguments for Restoring Capital Punishment in the United Kingdom Introduction: Capital punishment is the death penalty which deals with the execution of the convicted criminal by the state and the punishment for such crimes are for capital crimes or capital offences. Capital punishment is one of the oldest forms of punishment given by a state and has been known for execution of criminals ...
Issues in the criminal justice system: capital punishment
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...punishment may result in the execution of wrong individuals as a result of miscarriage of justice. REASONS FOR CAPITAL PUNISHMENT Logical and Just Practice. In the argument for capital punishment, it is argued that capital punishment is an appropriate punishment for capital crimes such as child murder and serial killing. Consequently, the proponents argue that it makes perfect sense for an individual found guilty of such crimes involving serial killing to be subjected to similar punishment (Simon and Dagny 39). This implies that one who kills also deserves to be killed. Moreover, proponents of capital punishment argue that it offers a better alternative as opposed... Module Issues in the Criminal...
Capital punishment
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...appropriate punishment for serial killers and for those who continue to commit crimes even after serving imprisonment. Some believe that instead of announcing life imprisonment for the convicts, where they would have to live a futile life behind closed bars, it is better to kill them. It is said that imprisoning someone is more expensive than executing him. Rather than spending on a person who may again commit terrifying crime, it is better to put him to death. Capital punishment is equated as revenge for pain and suffering that the criminal inflicted on the victim. Some people strongly believe that a person who has taken the life of another person does not have a right to live... ?Capital Punishment...
Capital Punishment
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...appropriate punishment for first-degree murder Life Without Parole 48% 39% 38% Death Penalty 47% 56% 56% Death Penalty Statistics since 1973-2006 Total Executions 1,057 Texas Executions 379 Virginia Executions 98 Oklahoma Executions 83 Exonerated or released... from committing the same crime again, or others from committing that crime (Hinman, 2008). Conflicting public opinion Public opinion is conflicting at times. Many people turn to the death penalty as a possible remedy. The U.S. government has also recommended that many more crimes be punishable by the death penalty. The traditional reasons for supporting the death penalty are...
Capital Punishment
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...Punishment Killing of human beings violates the right to life, which is a human right to which every individual is entitled. However, many individuals admit that there are some instances where one can take the life of another to serve an appropriate intention. This unusual situation can take place when the decision is made to support a moral justice or a greater good. This paper will concentrate on capital punishment or the death penalty, a practice that some people consider as morally right while others disagree. Capital punishment raises many issues concerning morality, where some people support it claiming that it is morally justified while others do not (BBC 2013). This paper... Module Capital...
Capital Punishment
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...punishment supports because it is an appropriate reaction to the cruel crimes committed (Lambert, Clarke & Lambert 6). Majority of the population support capital punishment because it is the moral thing to do according to our sense of justice. However as Zimring states, the percentage that supports it also desire it to be without any mistakes, delays and uncertainty. (8) Mistakes in judging the offender, implementing... ?Dylan Saladino Joy Cooney English 1010 9th November Capital Punishment Capital punishment is a law imposed by countries where criminals who areinvolved in obscene crimes are punished for it with a death penalty. It is a matter of discussion amongst many nations because of its nature...
Capital Punishment
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...punishment is not an appropriate sentence to major offenders. There is also a strong contention against the principle that the death penalty has a greater deterrence compared to long imprisonment. It is believed that the “best bet argument” and “anecdotal argument” presented by the author was based on ambiguous premises. For the best bet argument, the proponent claims that the lives of good people are more valuable than the lives... and Number Paper Deterrence Capa of Capital Punishment In The Wisdom of Capital Punishment,” Lewis Pojman presented the contention that capital punishment, in contrast to imprisonment, is a more effective mechanism to discourage would be offenders from committing homicide...
Corporal Punishment
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...appropriate to inflict violence on someone regardless of the purpose of the punishment or act. Approving the use of corporal punishment in the home and at school is actually tantamount to approving the use of violence. The idea is actually using violence but only when necessary such as correcting the wrongs. This is what corporal punishment is actually ideally supposed to be. However, in the eyes of a child, who lacks the critical and analytical thinking skills necessary in determining what is ethically or purposefully right or wrong, any act of violence which is allowed and done by adults must be interpreted as right,...
Capital Punishment
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...punishment often involved decapitation. Even prior to this, capital punishment was widely used and examples of capital punishment can be found in the past (or present, in 58 countries) of almost every culture. Nearly every law regarding capital punishment in the past two millennia regard capital punishment as only appropriate for serious crimes, such as murder, treason or political dissent, although there are some examples where the punishment can be used for military crimes such as desertion or refusing national service. The first recorded case of capital punishment in the United States was in 1608 on a Mexican immigrant who was accused of spying... ?Introduction Capital punishment is a debate on many...
Capital Punishment
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...punishment imposed on him was a cruel and unusual punishment which violated the Eight and the Fourteenth Amendments. The final results were seven votes for Georgia Supreme Court and two votes against. The court in a seven to two decision stated that a death penalty did not violate the Eight and the Fourteenth Amendment under all circumstances. In extreme cases, when the defendant has been convicted of killing another person in a deliberate fashion, the appropriateness of death penalty is robust, provided it is carefully employed. There was an assurance of death penalty statute in Georgia’s Supreme Court by several jury... ? Running head: CAPITAL PUNISHMENT Capital punishment Punishment in any form is...
Capital Punishment
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...Punishment, the fundamental principle of justice, viz. ‘the punishment should fit the crime’ is upheld.49 Jurors, who represent the people, hear about 46= http://www.balancedpolitics.org/death_penalty.htm 47= http://www.cmaj.ca/cgi/content/full/163/2/197 48= http://www.willsworld.com/~mvfhr/capital.htm 49= http://www.balancedpolitics.org/death_penalty.htm horrific crimes and make tough but appropriate decisions.50 People who support the Death Penalty are not sadists but just quietly desperate that they and their families are being overwhelmed by the rising tide... Capital Punishment Introduction ‘Capital Punishment’ is the lawful infliction of death as a punishment of a crime. The term ‘Capital” is...
School corporal punishment
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...punishment is appropriate for who and when. They should therefore be left to play their part and if they find this kind of punishment to be appropriate, then they can go ahead with it. This also shows that it is not a form of abuse to students as it is just punishment to an indiscipline student from a responsible teacher. Immediate physical punishment is more preferable than suspension or expulsion since after a few strokes a student goes on with their normal learning activities. The former two forms of punishment interrupt a students learning schedule. Misbehaving students are easily rewarded by suspensions due to the free... Module: School Corporal Punishment Inflicting physical pain has been in use...
Capital Punishment
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...punishment takes away the life of a person and it does not allow a chance for him to reform and become a productive member of the society (Charlie 2007). There is need to reconsider the application of death penalty to juveniles. Although it is important that the youth are punished for criminal acts especially murder, it should be understood that they are less mature and most likely to commit crimes out of utter ignorance. Sentencing them to death is not an appropriate way of punishing them. These are people who can be given a chance to reform and become productive in the society. On the other hand... Lecturer: presented: The judicial systems of many s use capital punishment as a way of deterring crime....
Effects of Punishment in Children
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...punishment, and that there should be a distinction between disciplinary punishment and abusive punishment. While it is left to the parents to decide how they should discipline their children, appropriate guide and direction has to be provided by social scientists to help parents in area of childrearing. Currently, there is no clear conclusion as to whether all forms of corporal punishment should be banned or if even mild spanking can be detrimental to the psychological development of a child. Still, one clear finding has been established, and this would have to do with abusive or severe corporal punishment. Even as opponents and supporters of corporal punishment are still... Effects of Punishment in...
Against Capital Punishment
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...punishment. Sometimes capital punishment is not justified for certain types of criminals. For example serial killers and serial rappers should be forced to live all their life in confinement. This should be more appropriate for them as killing them at once will only end their life but lifelong confinement will hurt them daily. The concept of retribution, therefore, can also be well served by abolishing capital punishment. Research has also suggested that bad prison conditions have a negative correlation with crime rate hence confirming deterrence (Katz, Levitt, & Shustorovich 2003). This also means that conditions... Inserts His/her Inserts Inserts Grade (04, 08, A Case against Capital Punishment...
Philosophy of punishment
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...appropriate or proportionate to the type and seriousness of the crime with the aim of achieving satisfaction and psychological benefits for the aggrieved party and the society in general. Often the saying goes ‘an eye for an eye’ and ‘a tooth for a tooth’, wherein the severity of the punishment should be based on the severity of the wrongdoing. According to Michael Davis, a philosopher, the amount of punishment as per retributive justice should be based on the amount of unfair advantage that has been gained by the wrongdoer. In proposing such a theory, he wanted greater reform in the reformative justice being done. Following the...
Philosophy of Punishment
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...punishment also needs to include the effects and incidents related to the punishment including exclusions to be made. Early man caused punishment to include destruction of those objects or people who harmed or threatened to harm society or property. In this paper, the broad philosophies of punishment would be considered along with the various models that are being used (Alexander 2012). Body The first model of punishment being considered is retribution. Retribution is a theory of justice that punishment should be appropriate... ?Philosophy of punishment Philosophy of Punishment The early philosophy for punishment was based on seeking revenge for the crime and ensures social cohesion by implementing such...
Capital Punishment
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...Punishment Listen closely to the debate about the death penalty in the United States and you will discover a disagreement about where the practice is located in a map of American values and practices. Proponents of execution favor a specific and discrete conception of capital punishment: to them it is a question of the appropriate sanction to be imposed on the most serious form of murder, a matter of principal importance to one part of the administration of criminal justice. By contrast, the abolitionists see the impact of executions as a statement of pervasive importance about the relationship between the government and the individual. Abolitionists in the United States view... The [The [The Capital...
The Pros of Capital Punishment
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...punishment is abolished in Europe (except in Belarus and Latvia) and Turkey. Opposition against the use of capital punishment is primarily based on the grounds that innocent people get convicted inevitably. Besides, lack of proper procedure can also result in unfair execution. More particularly, critics are vocal about the violation of the right to life clause included in most modern constitutions and human right treaties, as caused by capital punishment. In any case, the pros and cons of capital punishment are to be discussed and assessed in support of the most lawful enactment for punishing the wrong in an appropriate... THE PROS OF CAPITAL PUNISHMENT The Pros of Capital Punishment Introduction: The...
The Philosophy of Punishment for Criminals in Regard to Society and Victim
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...appropriate punishment does not usually involve any type of victim compensation, or direct retribution, from the offender. The state assumes the responsibility of paying for the prosecution, defining the terms of punishment, and executing the sentence. This relieves the victim of any responsibility... The Philosophy of Punishment for Criminals in Regard to Society and Victim This paper examines the role that punishment plays in fulfilling the needs of society, the victim, and the criminal. The findings are evidenced by previous research and contend that the judicial system, and the system of punishment, has been geared more towards a uniform protection of the security of society and punishment of the...
A Case against Capital Punishment
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...punishment. Sometimes capital punishment is not justified for certain types of criminals. For example serial killers and serial rappers should be forced to live all their life in confinement. This should be more appropriate for them as killing them at once will only end their life but lifelong confinement will hurt them daily. The concept of retribution, therefore, can also be well served by abolishing capital punishment. Research has also suggested that bad prison conditions have a negative correlation with crime rate hence confirming deterrence (Katz, Levitt, & Shustorovich 2003). This also means that conditions in prison can... Inserts His/her Inserts Inserts Grade (04, 08, A Case against Capital...
Does Punishment Deter Crime?
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...punishment. It is important that judicious approach is adapted so that consideration for protection to the people never becomes a contentious issue while weighing the benefits of reforms against the severity of punishment in the cases of violent crimes. It is the responsibility of the state to provide a secured environment for the society and people have the right to demand appropriate measures that ensure the safety and peaceful co-existence of their lives. One can therefore conclude that the punishments... In the fast changing social order, the increasing cases of crimes, has become a major issue. The socio-psychological implications of crime and the fact that punishment is meted out as effective...
ETMA06 Punishment
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...punishment that he/she wouldnt want to experience again. If this is the chief reason for punishment, the sentence may appear over-harsh when assessed against some of the other reasons. Rehabilitation is designed to reform and rehabilitate the wrongdoer so that they will not commit the offense again. This is distinguished from deterrence, in that the goal here is to change the offenders attitude to what they have done, and make them come to see that their behavior was wrong. Rehabilitation is most appropriate where an offender has an identifiable problem that leads him/her to ...
Capital Punishment Bachelor Essay
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...punishment and increase in incidents of murder. This paper discusses the evolution and current state of capital punishment in the United States. It will survey the seminal Supreme Court cases on the topic; and will consider empirical evidence that substantiates the effect of the death penalty as a deterrent. Not only is the death penalty appropriate within a democratic society in which the overwhelming majority of people support it; but it is also a reasonable public policy choice given the evidence substantiating its deterrent effect. Modern History of the American Death Penalty - A Democratic Basis for Support The 20th Century was a very...
Castration as a punishment
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...punishment is fair and it is appropriate to go through several facts that show why it ought to continue. Many people have argued that this method of punishment is not fair for it involves messing with the body parts of a human being. This argument does not have much support for going through the areas that have passed this law; they pass it for it assists in punishing criminals who engage in uncouth activities such as rape (Goldin, 2013). When carrying out rape, the criminals get to mess with the private parts of innocent individuals and thus the reason why it is fair... Castration as a Punishment From a very longtime ago, humans have had the reputation of always carrying out sins. In many societies,...
Thompson v Oklahoma 1988
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...appropriate punishment for juveniles. Even advocates of death penalty can hold that executing minors is wrong and undeserved. Most juvenile offenders have a history of bad and abusive childhoods and have not had the chance to make peace with their experiences or lead normal lives. They also do not have a sufficient understanding of death as minors tend to think of themselves as invincible. Therefore, a threat of capital punishment would not really deter juveniles from committing crimes. The government should instead focus on instigating changes is the society so that neighborhoods would turn up less violent individuals instead of imposing...
Crime and punishment
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...punishments from the criminal justice system gives mental strength to the criminals, which make them commit more and more crimes. Reformation alone cannot be used to make criminals stay away from crimes. Punishments are a very effective way to reduce the number of crimes in any specific part of the world because they limit the activities of the criminals. Psychological treatments can never work without giving appropriate punishments to the criminals. If there will be no punishments for the criminals, everyone will try to snatch the rights of every other person and the law and order situation of the society will be affected... ?[Your full full April 29, Crime and Punishment Is Punishment Really Necessary? ...
Slavery's Impact on Capital Punishment
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...appropriate for capital punishment, it also provides justification for capital punishment for certain circumstances. Further and special sentencing procedures, and was intended to meet significant concerns regarding the practice. (5) In a national public opinion poll carried out in 2007, it was concluded that people were losing faith in the death penalty or the capital punishment as they are becoming more and more aware... Impact of slavery on capital punishment The two most ruthless social practices of slavery and capital punishment have a long history with us. Most brutal form of slavery was found in America, when a Dutch ship had brought about 20 enslaved Africans to the Virginia colony at Jamestown,...
Is Capital Punishment Effective
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...punishment in the United States. It will survey the seminal Supreme Court cases on the topic; and will consider empirical evidence that substantiates the effect of the death penalty as a deterrent. Not only is the death penalty appropriate within a democratic society in which the overwhelming majority of people support it; but it is also a reasonable public policy choice given the evidence substantiating its deterrent effect. Modern History of the American Death Penalty - A Democratic Basis for Support The 20th Century was a very active period for application of the death penalty in the United States... Introduction Capital punishment has been a staple of the American justice system throughout most of...
Capital punishment the United States
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...Punishment In USA. Introduction Capital punishment also known as the 'Death Penalty' is a sentence punishableby death. It is a punishment for offences that are considered vitally or fatally harmful (David, R.D. & Mark, D 5). In the United States of America 38 states, the millitary and the Federal government authorize capital punishment. The mode of execution and the criteria for deciding which offenses qualify for capital punishment as well as the age limit vary from jurisdiction to jurisdiction and is usually the discretion of the state judicial system. However homicide is universally punishable by death [Daly M, Wilson M. 36]. Other capital offenses include treason, aggravated rape... Capital...
Should capital punishment be abolished?
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...punishment has to do with the morality of executions. When somebody instigates force against an innocent individual, he/she affirms that he/she does not stand for the principle of individual rights. It is an indication that he/she does not want to live among people as a rational being but wishes to be a predator, to other people’s obliteration as well as disadvantage. If the person opts to live illogically, he/she is not entitled to any rights since rights are the result of the man’s nature as a rational being. Other than being an act of fairness for the society, annihilating such a dangerous being is sensible – a person is dealt with appropriate to how he/she acts. The punishment... ? Capital Punishment ...
Morality of punishment
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...appropriate for a criminal action. In any criminal proceeding, there is the burden of proof which most often falls upon the victim. It is known that in many circumstances hatred and thoughts of revenge are acceptable in the most heinous of criminal acts (Murphy). In questions of morality, we must examine the victim’s response to the action; does this response indicate to us some degree of what the victim has suffered in order to determine an appropriate deterring punishment? Victim hatred in most cases would lead the justice system more towards a retributive system and in securing these interests more libertarian beliefs may allow for social... ? Morality of Punishment June 3, Introduction It has long...
Theories of Sentencing and Punishment
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...PUNISHMENT Introduction Over the decades, the concept of punishment and its practical application has drawn the attention of the people around the globe. Jurists have rigorously approached to undertake the reform initiatives for the existing mechanism of punishment and rehabilitate the offenders in the society giving them back the opportunity o lead a sound life alike other people of the society Philosophy of Punishment The modern theory of punishment was developed by the analytical school of Anglo-American thought decades ago. In fact, punishment is the deprivation from the facilities of social organisation. The heart of the theory... of punishment is the safer...
Punishment Justification: Utilitarian view versus Retributivist
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...punishment to be appropriate and successful, two principles must be observed... Utilitarian versus Retributivist Views Number Introduction If there are principles that are sacrosanct to the dispensation of justice, law and order, then they are punishment and justification. While punishment is the deliberate and strategic meting out of suffering on an individual who has been found guilty of a criminal offence, justification refers to the declaration of an individual’s actions as reasonable or necessary in the court of law, and thereby extricating the individual of any legal liability. Justification may also refer to the validity of the punishment that is being exacted on the offender as necessary and...
Death penalty
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...appropriate punishment and therefore the review of all the available information helps the jury to keep away from unfair prejudice during the sentencing process (Holden, 1994, P. 77). Appeal process in the case of a death penalty is similar to that of any other criminal case, with three exceptions. In the case of capital punishment the jury selection is made on the basis of a process called as ‘individual voir dire’ in which prospective jurors are questioned individually (Anderson, 2005, p. 53). An appeal is automatic in the case of death penalty and such an appeal may bring down the capital punishment to a life imprisonment as these two... Death penalty Death penalty has always been a for...
Death penalty
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...appropriate punishment and therefore the review of all the available information helps the jury to keep away from unfair prejudice during the sentencing process (Holden, 1994, P. 77). Appeal process in the case of a death penalty is similar to that of any other criminal case, with three exceptions. In the case of capital punishment the jury selection is made on the basis of a process called as ‘individual voir dire’ in which prospective jurors are questioned individually (Anderson, 2005, p. 53). An appeal is automatic in the case of death penalty and such an appeal may bring down the capital punishment to a life imprisonment as these two... ?Death penalty Death penalty has always been a for...
Corporal Punishment: A Cultural and Legal Dilemma
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...punishment supports the notion that some misconduct deserves such punishment which society should carry out. It establishes definite rules for appropriate behaviour. And fourth, the use of corporal punishment is a very effective method of discouraging misconduct.8 On the other hand, critics of corporal punishment view it as a determinant of later disruptive behaviour. There are findings that corporal punishment has adverse effects on some children. As reported by Clifton Flynn, “Recent studies have suggested that a host of potentially harmful behavioural and psychological consequences may... ? Corporal Punishment: A Cultural and Legal Dilemma Essay Table of Contents SectionTitle Page Number Introduction...
Capital Punishment Master Essay
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...Punishment Listen closely to the debate about the death penalty in the United States and you will discover a disagreement about where the practice is located in a map of American values and practices. Proponents of execution favor a specific and discrete conception of capital punishment: to them it is a question of the appropriate sanction to be imposed on the most serious form of murder, a matter of principal importance to one part of the administration of criminal justice. By contrast, the abolitionists see the impact of executions as a statement of pervasive importance about the relationship between the government and the individual. Abolitionists in the United States view... [The [The [The Capital...
Punishment and Society
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...punishment would have been a death sentence as opposed to today's sentence that would have been life imprisonment. Punishment in 19th Century was mainly for revenge purposes and with the underdeveloped law structures; judges could only choose punishment from a limited list. As such, the case of Beth Williams would be sufficed by punishment of life imprisonment, but in the context of this period, a death sentence is appropriate since it almost attains revenge in line with what was expected then. Case of Mo Harris An insight of how... ?PUNISHMENT AND SOCIETY Outline Case of Jack Martin VS Lord Master Man Case of Beth Williams Case of Mo Harris Conclusion Abstract It is a widely belief among sociolegal...
Punishment
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...punish the children depending on their perception regarding what is right or wrong. The appropriateness of the punishment is usually not clear and the legality of punishments in schools as well as at home is disputable. The same case applies in the punishments meted out on individuals who engage in antisocial behaviors in the society. For instance, mob justice is one of the punishments that the public resorts to after catching a suspected criminal. The punishment that such individual receives is usually not based on any legal basis even though stealing, murder and such actions that he/she may be accused of are unlawful. However, the public is not authorized to administer punishment... Lecturer:...
Punishment
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...Punishment Research Paper Institute Punishment Human behavior is complex and is affected by a variety of factors, which could be inherent or environmental. There are multiple stimuli in the environment which can act as precursors to behavior; they can be positive or negative and might lead to strengthening or weakening a behavioral pattern. When a stimulus is presented to reduce the chances of the recurrence of a particular behaviour that stimulus is regarded as a punishment. Punishment and Negative Reinforcement Punishment is oft times confused with Negative reinforcement due to the use of aversive...
Remedies and Restitution: Justifying Punishment
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...Punishment Most often severe punishments come under criticism because of the tough clause attached to it. This includes severity, life imprisonment, death sentences and long duration of imprisonment for simple offences. But it should be reminded in the minds of people that the severity of punishment determines whether a crime will be repeated by a criminal or if a person with criminal instincts will attempt a crime in the society. For this reason, criminals are sentenced with punishment according to the seriousness of the crime to avoid repetition and to send a message to the society about the amount of punishment a person will face if the person is caught... Remedies and Restitution: Justifying...
Sentencing rationales
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...punishment must be proportionate to the disadvantage caused in order to correctly regain equilibrium. Although punishment can be justifiable, the justifications of sentencing do not provide a clear guideline on the appropriate punishment for particular cases. The justifications do not set out the rights that an offender should forfeit for violating certain norms and what punishment will eliminate the unfair advantage caused by the offense. If punishment is to restore the equilibrium disturbed, then it is imperative that the punishment must be proportionate to the offense. Therefore, the guiding principle in determining the severity of the punishment must... Definition Sentencing rationales cannot be...
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