Aims of sentencing

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  • Created on: 18-03-16 10:29

1. What does the threat of punishment do?

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

  • The punishment will be so unpleasent that the offender will not want to reoffend.
  • It prevents others from carrying out similar behaviour but also to set acceptable standards
  • It is only concerned with the crime committed and not any othe aim
  • This reinforces moral boundaries and acceptable conduct.

3. What will courts take into account, when sentencing?

  • The age of the defendant
  • The race of the defendant
  • The social class of the defendant
  • The IQ of the defendant

4. How many levels does dererrence operate on?

  • 3
  • 4
  • 2
  • 1

5. What is general deterrence?

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

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