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    This essay will critically evaluate the accuracy of the statement "punishment should be commensurate with the seriousness of the offence". Account will be made of the respective aggravating and mitigating circumstances that will have an effect on the sanctions that are available to impose on offenders. Consideration will also be given to the circumstances of the offender and to the effect that the crime has had on the victim. In theory by taking all the facts attributable to the offence into account

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    we have different forms of corrections. We have the rehabilitation for of corrections. There is also the form of punishing offenders. To me there should be and equal balance between the two forms of corrections. Too much punishment and you get sued now an days. Too little punishment you get repeat offenders. Too little rehabilitation your drug crimes relapse. In my opinion the corrections system around our era does not punish strict enough. We have crimes like dog fighting, not that dog fighting

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    Prison Overcrowding

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    Prison overcrowding is caused by a variety of issues, such as such as not enough room in prisons, fluctuating crime rates, changes to laws and improvements to law enforcement tactics (Prison overcrowding is a growing concern in the U.S. web.). I chose this topic because I just could not grasp as to why and for how long has our prisons been overcrowded, so then I narrowed down my search in three main topics to help me and maybe others to figure out why this is happening. Topics are 1.The dimensions

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    need prove there was any fault in relation to causing the death. The case of R v Hughes will be used throughout this essay to supplement ... ... middle of paper ... ...er himself. If the risk to the public is so large, so too should be the punishment even if the result was due to pure luck. However this theory of ‘intrinsic risk’ does have some inadequacies specifically in relation to a section 2B offence. The offence of driving carelessly is judged to an objective standard, the standard of

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    Stop Bullying

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    past-time of many children all over the world. It happens everywhere, at home, in school, and on the internet. In cases of in-school bullying, the punishment for the student who bullies another student is most often suspension; however, in extreme cases, the punishment is expulsion. Many people believe that expulsion is the appropriate punishment; however, I think otherwise. In the case of Jonathan and Jamie Worthington, two white students, were suggested, by the principle of New Century Village

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    late eighteenth- and early nineteenth-century theory of punishment based on lex talionis or the law of vengeance, derived from the works of a German theorist Immanuel Kant. Retributivism contends that when an individual commits a crime, his punishment should be the equivalent of the crime committed. Kant argued that humans are free and rational agents who recognise that any wrong committed would have to be met with a deserving and equal punishment by the state. He believed that a states failure to punish

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    Cool Hand Luke: Failure to Communicate

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    Released in 1967, “Cool Hand Luke” continues to be one of the most popular movies in American history. (Belton, 2008) The movie starred famed actor Paul Newman and was based on the trials and tribulations occurring inside a Florida prison camp. One of the main reasons why Cool Hand Luke continues to be relevant today is due to its incisive observations regarding the criminal justice system. While the movie was released over forty years ago, the relevance of Cool Hand Luke continues today. This

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    Justice System: A Personal Experience

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    system in action. While waiting for the criminal trial to open its doors and start, I managed to come across a post- arraignment court, where I was able to watch a different side of our criminal justice system. This is the side that enforces the punishment and makes sure that restitution is paid for whatever crime was committed. By far the most interesting thing I took from this experience was the differences in how the judges conducted themselves in their courtrooms and the amount of discretion that

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    The American Penal System

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    ban long term solitary confinement because it is unnecessary, inhumane, and ineffective. Many sentences of solitary confinement are unnecessary because many prisoners do not deserve such a harsh punishment. Deciding to place a criminal in solitary should be a last resort. Prison is a good enough punishment for people who have committed petty crimes. It is unnecessary for them to be placed in solitary, if they are not a danger to th... ... middle of paper ... ... so they can eventually learn from

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    A family is referred to me because the parents have been using excessive punishment with their son and daughter. Whenever their children misbehave at school or at home the father beats them with a belt all over their legs and back and the mother does not beat them with a belt or other objects but she will slap them in the face if they are out of line or she will refuse to let them eat for a whole day if they do not do their chores or if they have a temper tantrum. The parents are wanting to change

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