Essays Tagged: "Punishment"

The Caning Punishment Issue

Comp/2nd1/14/97The Caning Punishment IssueReintroducing corporeal punishment would lower the crime rate and give some justice ... d lower the crime rate and give some justice to the victims. There should be a defined level to the punishment and to which crimes it should be dealt. Establishing such laws should also take in to acc ... e being done to them. One of the things the Americans wanted to break free of was cruel and unusual punishment. It is one of the things that makes our country what it is today for better or worse. A C ...

(2 pages) 45 0 4.5 Jan/1997

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Capital punishment

Thesis : In principle a case can be made on moral grounds both supportingand opposing capital punishment.Two different cases can be made. One is based on justice and the nature of amoral communi ... ade. One is based on justice and the nature of amoral community. This leads to a defense of capital punishment. The secondis based on love and the nature of an ideal spiritual community. This leads to ...

(2 pages) 90 0 4.5 Mar/1997

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Capital Punishment

Execution prevents eighteen murders per year."(Hirsch, 122)Opponents argue that capital punishment is immoral. But if you follow the Old Testament, it is moral. In one passage from Genesis ... ing an innocent prisoner. Hugo Adam Bedu and Michael L. Radelet collected evidence of every capital punishment case after the 1930's. They concluded that 23 innocent people, out of several thousand ca ... st time a truly innocent person was executed was before the 1930's.The biggest argument for capital punishment is retribution. The victims family often feels relieved when the prisoner has been execut ...

(3 pages) 52 0 5.0 Jan/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues > Death Penalty

Capital punishment. this essay is opposed to capital punishment

Capital PunishmentCapital punishment is a disgusting example of how stupid, ignorant and lazy our American s ... is. Society punishes victims (yes, "victims," of our corrupt system) for its own mistakes. It is a punishment that does not fit the crime because in most circumstances the "crime" was destined to hap ... ent, then they shouldn't be punished for something that was bound to happen.The reasons for capital punishment, or any punishment for that matter are; the idea that pain is necessary to prevent future ...

(3 pages) 463 2 4.0 Oct/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues > Death Penalty

Discipline Alternatives to Punishment.

"Discipline Alternatives to Punishment"IntroductionDiscipline alternatives are the positive methods of procedure or practices wh ... ers use to control or correct inappropriate behavior. There is sufficient evidence to indicate that punishment, one form of discipline, is not an effective technique to use with troubled youth (Kruege ... eads to more severe behavior patterns than the ones the user was trying to correct. In other words, punishment reinforces poor self-images, and this often leads to more self-destructive behavior. Disc ...

(5 pages) 127 1 4.5 Oct/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

Cruel and Evil Punishment

During the Middle Ages, punishment was the solution to every criminal or social offense ranging from stealing to adultery to ... criminal or social offense ranging from stealing to adultery to heresy. All these areas of medieval punishment had there own means of justice, however the most interesting and most controversial would ... the members of a group to which the tortured person belongs. Although torture was the usual form of punishment in Medieval Times, torture today would never be acceptable by our civilized society. One ...

(3 pages) 41 0 3.7 Feb/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

CHILDHOOD ABUSE: CORPORAL PUNISHMENT

CHILDHOOD ABUSECorporal punishment: corporal punishment refers to intentional application of physical pain as a method of ch ... se of electric shock, use of excessive drills, or prevention of urine or stool elimination.Physical punishment induced by parents is at most considered as a necessary part of raising a child, for bene ... ave disastrous consequences on the physical and emotional state of the child in the future.Physical punishment is harmful emotionally to both parent and child. Not only can it result in physical harm, ...

(3 pages) 86 0 4.3 Jun/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Capital Punishment

Capital Punishment In the past, people have invariably felt that if they had been wronged in some way ... today, but in a lesser form because the law has now outlined the rights of criminals and developed punishments that conform to those rights, yet allow for retribution. However, a growing number of th ... low for retribution. However, a growing number of the general public often says that those laws and punishments are too lax, and criminals of today take advantage of them. For example, organized crime ...

(3 pages) 53 0 5.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Cheating to acheive success in college

is undesirable and dishonorable. A student who cheats to gain success at college will suffer severe punishments. Cheating can cause a student to lose his credibility and reputation. Cheaters in the en ... learning.To start, the risks of cheating in college to achieve success are much higher because the punishments can be severe. Teachers can give failures on tests or research papers which would bring ...

(2 pages) 77 2 3.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Capital punishment should be legalized

Capital punishment is a harsh but necessary form of justice. In some circumstances, whichcan be detailed, it ... a harsh but necessary form of justice. In some circumstances, whichcan be detailed, it is the only punishment that fits the crime. It is even historically validated. Itshould be sustained and more ef ... are terrible,some people commit such atrocities that it is even hard to write about it. The capitalpunishment can remove individuals who threaten the lives of our citizens. During servinglifetime sen ...

(1 pages) 23 0 1.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues > Death Penalty

Capital Punishment: My Views

Capital Punishment has been the topic for many heated debates throughout the last century. There are hundred ... s and who has the knowledge to determine which are right or which are wrong? The reason for capital punishment is of course to punish the criminal but to also make an example of him to encourage the g ... n example of him to encourage the general population not to commit his mistakes.The idea of capital punishment goes back to biblical times. In the words of the Old Testament: "When one man strikes ano ...

(1 pages) 39 2 4.8 Feb/2005

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues > Death Penalty

What causes parents to physically punish their children and what effects can it have on the child's development?

t the details of family life and the effects it may have. The question is how corporal and physical punishments link to the internal and external influences that a child may be exposed to. Corporal an ... link to the internal and external influences that a child may be exposed to. Corporal and physical punishment can be defined as the striking of somebody's body as a form of punishment or discipline. ...

(4 pages) 50 0 0.0 Jul/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community > Children and Youngsters > Child Abuse

Capital Punishment

To Kill a Killer Topic: Capital Punishment Specific purpose: To persuade the audience to vote against capital punishment.Thesis stat ... suade the audience to vote against capital punishment.Thesis statement: By disagreeing with capital punishment, people as a whole will be able to save money, do what is morally right and end this crue ... ople as a whole will be able to save money, do what is morally right and end this cruel and unusual punishment.Introduction Attention material: Do two wrongs really make a right? No, of course not, ou ...

(2 pages) 28 0 0.0 Jun/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

A Conservative View

ng in the building is a potential fire hazard. If a student is caught smoking on school grounds the punishment will be quick and severe.The attendance policy. I think the attendance policy as it stand ... ands is a good policy. It allows the kids ample time to get from class to class and provides a good punishment for those who don't follow the bell system. It's very important to have a set time for cl ...

(2 pages) 13 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

The Brocken Chain

would send her to her room for awhile before he would come up stairs to carry out her long awaited punishment. She would go to her room and think over the events that lead her to her fate. She was fu ... father would soon be there to carry out the spanking she so solemnly dreaded. In her mind this was punishment enough. Fisher spoke of hearing her father coming up the stairs to give her the lo ...

(3 pages) 2430 0 1.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

Child Discipline

on their own discipline practices, 90% said they spank their own children, and 59% support corporal punishment. When in the office are required by law to report to child protective services any bruise ... rents who have tried these strategies reported that their children were confused by what the actual punishment was, and the parents experienced extraordinary emotional distress while attempting to ign ...

(3 pages) 28 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community > Children and Youngsters

Assignment: Punishment Research Paper Statistics show that there is a high rate of criminal recidivism in the United States. This raises the question, "Does punishment deter crime?"

Punishment Research Paper 1Punishment Research PaperPunishment Research Paper 2The concept of punish ... wn a marked deviance from efforts to reform and rehabilitate offenders. The four justifications for punishment currently used in our society today are retribution, deterrence, rehabilitation and socie ... ntly used in our society today are retribution, deterrence, rehabilitation and societal protection. Punishment in its very concept is favorably perceived as a retributive practice. Our society uses th ...

(4 pages) 108 0 3.0 Jan/2009

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Criminal Law, Criminal Careers, and the Criminal Justice System

system, and its future.Criminal LawCriminal law seeks to protect the public from harm by inflicting punishment upon those who have already done harm and by threatening with punishment those who are te ... , imprisonment, or death.Once someone is found guilty of a crime, either a felony or a misdemeanor, punishment is imposed. The reasons for punishing law breakers are varied, and in some instances the ...

(10 pages) 139 0 3.0 Aug/2009

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Capital Punishment

jurisdictions limited imposition of the death penalty, no government had formally abolished capital punishment until Michigan did so in 1846. Within 20 years Venezuela (1863) and Portugal (1867) had f ... nnsylvania pioneered in dividing murder into two categories. The state enacted laws that authorized punishment of first-degree murder by death, while second-degree murder was punishable by imprisonmen ...

(7 pages) 22 0 0.0 Aug/2009

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues > Death Penalty

Capital Punishment

Running Head: CAPITAL PUNISHMENTCAPITAL PUNISHMENT�CAPITAL PUNISHMENTSummaryThis paper discusses more of the pros a ... lhorta and Kapoor, 2010). That is why it has some advantages than disadvantages.IntroductionCapital punishment is the action against the person who commits capital crime. It is also known as death pen ... mmits capital crime. It is also known as death penalty (Lauren, Malhorta and Kapoor, 2010). Capital Punishment is only given by the government in order to deter such capital crimes in future. In the f ...

(2 pages) 1 0 0.0 Jan/2012

Subjects: Social Science Essays