1. What does the threat of punishment do?
- It adds an element of revenge for society
- It deters others from committing similar offences.
- It reinforces moral boundaries and acceptable conduct
- It rehabilitates the community
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2. What is retribution?
- Is to reduce crime by the threat of example of punishment.
- This reinforces moral boundaries and acceptable conduct.
- It is punishing the offender because he has committed a crime against the state.
- This is when it is deemed necessary to protect the public by restricting the offender from the public domain.
3. What does a judge or magistrate need to consider when passing a sentence?
- How consistent the punishment should be
- How inconsistent the punishment should be
- What he achieved by passing that particular sentence
- What he hasn't achieved by passing that particular sentence
4. 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
5. 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