Classical Criminology

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  • Created on: 03-04-15 09:58
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  • Classical Criminology
    • Enlightenment thinking
      • Law should not restrict the individual
      • A guarantee of rights at every stage of the CJS
      • Punishment equal or less than the offence
      • Seriousness of crime assessed by harm to others
      • No excessive punishments
      • Law should be clear and have specific punishments for offences
      • Punishment must closely follow the crime
      • Punishment free of corruption and prejudice
      • Breaking the law because of pleasure and excitement
      • Panopticon
      • Punishment has to be equal or less to deter future crime
      • Punishment should be negative
    • Impact
      • Reduction in capital punishment
      • Due process CJS
      • Deterrence ideals


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