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Justifying legal punishment
|Series||Studies in applied philosophy, Studies in applied philosophy (Atlantic Highlands, N.J.)|
|LC Classifications||HV8675 .P75 1989|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||x, 196 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||196|
|LC Control Number||88-9198|
punishment should satisfy the rationality of moral and justice. Guilt is a sufficient condition for justifying punishment. It is worth to quote his famous lines. “Even if a civil society were to dissolve itself by common agreement of all its members (for example, if the people inhabiting an island decides toFile Size: 63KB. Big Deals Justifying Legal Punishment (Studies in Applied Philosophy) Best Seller Books Most.
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""Justifying Legal Punishment offers a cogent defense of retributivism a biting critique of utilitarian justifications of punishment, and a tentative defense of capital punishment A particularly timely book, given the precarious progress of retributivism in the twentieth century." ―Ethics“By producing the present, clear, comprehensive, and compelling defense of a strict retributivist justification, Dr.
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Justifying Punishment: The Educative Approach as Presumptive Favorite. Dan Demetriou - - Criminal Justice Ethics 31 (1) It’s Only Natural: Legal Punishment and the Natural Right to by: justification of punishment is always system-located, within some particular political system.
Hence, for the remainder of this paper, I shall refer, not to its "General Justifying Aim," but to the "System located Justifying Aim" (or, better, "Function") of punishment.
To justify punishment is to display its rationale. The book's general conclusion is that 'what can justify punishment is the reduction of distress at an economical rate, usually to be obtained by imposing penalties on those responsible for offences, and the fact, if it is one, that the practice contributes to the avoidance of greater inequality' (p.
PHIL Justifying Legal Punishment Summary Igor Primoratz believes that nothing is as valuable as human life and that justice is a matter of giving people what they deserve. He argues that criminals should be deprived of the same value that they deprived. mix of the two have been advanced to justify the imposition of punishment upon wrongdoers.
In this article, I advance a new conceptual spin on the mixed theorist approach to criminal punishment – one that can hopefully resonate not just among legal philosophers, but also among ordinary citi. The utilitarian nature is perhaps the most credible justification of punishment since it is not bounded by individual feelings or emotions, but rather by a cluster of feelings and emotions.
Allowing criminals to roam free in the streets may be a moral act of compassion but it does not remove the fact that these criminals are dangerous and there. According to Primoratz, a punishment is proportional only if.
it treats the wrongdoer just as the wrongdoer treated her victim. it deprives the wrongdoer of the same amount of value as that which she deprived her victim of.
it ensures that the wrongdoer will not do the same wrong again in the future. Igor Primoratz Justifying Legal Punishment. Retributivism is the view that the harshness of a punishment should be based on. what the criminal deserves. the consequences of carrying out the punishment. the costs of carrying out the punishment.
Legal punishment presupposes crime as that for which punishment is imposed, and a criminal law as that which defines crimes as crimes; a system of criminal law presupposes a state, which has the political authority to make and enforce the law and to impose punishments.
A normative account of legal punishment and its justification must thus at. Punishment is a type of reinforcement. At its core, punishment is widely understood to be an undesirable response to criminal behavior, imposed by the criminal justice system.
Punishment is also used to control individuals’ behavior within families, schools, workplaces and other regulated environments like the United States military. "Justifying Legal Punishment offers a cogent defense of retributivism a biting critique of utilitarian justifications of punishment, & a tentative defense of capital punishment A.
The concept of justifiable homicide in criminal law is a defense to culpable homicide (criminal or negligent homicide). Generally, there is a burden of production of exculpatory evidence in the legal defense of most countries, a homicide is justified when there is sufficient evidence to disprove (under the "beyond a reasonable doubt" standard for criminal charges, and.
""Justifying Legal Punishment offers a cogent defense of retributivism a biting critique of utilitarian justifications of punishment, and a tentative defense of capital punishment A particularly timely book, given the precarious progress of retributivism in the twentieth century."/5(2).
Justifying legal punishment by Igor Primoratz Published by Humanities Press in Atlantic Highlands, : Philosophical Foundations of Punishment - focusing on New Trends of Punishment Theories in the USA and UK. CHUNG_ANG LAW REVIEW, Vol. 14, Issue. 3, p. CHUNG_ANG LAW REVIEW, Vol. 14, Issue. 3, p.
Criminal Law Book 1 Reviewer. Definition of Terms. Justifying Circumstances - where the act of a person is in accordance with law such that said person is deemed not to have violated the law. which exempts the individual from the punishment the law inflicts for the crime.JUSTIFYING PUNISHMENT 37 Reductivism Reductivism is a forward-looking (or ‘consequentialist’) theory: it seeks to justify punishment by its alleged future consequences.
Punishment is justified because, it is claimed, it helps to control crime. If punishment is inflicted, there will be less crime committed thereafter than there would be.
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