Aims of sentencing

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  • Created on: 18-03-16 10:29

1. What is general deterrence?

  • When criminnals should pay compensation to the victim or payback society by community work.
  • The punishment will be so unpleasent that the offender will not want to re-offend
  • It operates not just to prevent others but to also set acceptable standards
  • It attempts to reduce crime by rehabilitation
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2. What does the threat of punishment do?

  • It deters others from committing similar offences.
  • It adds an element of revenge for society
  • It rehabilitates the community
  • It reinforces moral boundaries and acceptable conduct

3. Which aim of sentencing is revenge associated with?

  • Retribution
  • Deterrence
  • Incapacitation
  • Denunciation

4. What quotes is linked to retribution?

  • 'An eye for an eye, a tooth for a tooth'
  • 'There's more to the truth than just facts'
  • 'To turn the other cheek'
  • 'Believe those who are seeking truth; doubt those who find it'

5. How many levels does dererrence operate on?

  • 1
  • 3
  • 2
  • 4

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