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Purposes of Punishment

Crime Control DeterrenceIncapacitationRehabilitationTherapeutic

Moral Purposes

Moral example

D

emarcation

Remediation

Retribution

Humiliation

Penitence

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Deterrence

Sentence based on effectiveness in reducing rate and severity of criminal harm, not justice

Assumes that criminal behavior proceeds from rational calculation

Effectiveness highly variable among different types of crime

Research shows severity less important than certainty of punishment

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Crime Index Offenses Cleared by the Police (20% overall)

Murder:

70%

Larceny: 20%

Agg

. Assault: 60% Arson: 15%

Rape: 50%

Burglary: 15%

Robbery: 25% Motor Vehicle Theft: 15%

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Persons Executed for Interracial Murders 1973-2010

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Other Studies of Racial Disparities

In

California

, killers of whites were more than 3 X more likely to receive death sentences than if they killed minorities (Pierce &

Radelet

, 2005)

In

North Carolina

, killers of whites were 3.5 X

more likely to receive death sentences than if they killed minorities

(

Boger

&

Unah

, 2001)

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Race of Death Row Inmates 2010

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North Carolina’s Racial Justice Act of 2009

Death-row

inmates

have the right to have their

sentences commuted to life without parole if they can prove racial bias played a part in their death sentences.

Law allows inmates

to use data from studies that show bias in the judicial system

statewide – need not show individualized evidence.

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Support for Death Penalty 1936-2011

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Is Death Penalty Fairly Applied, 2001-2011

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Who Supports the Death Penalty?

Support

Oppose

Men

64

32

Women

57

38

18-29 years old

52

45

30-49 years old

62

35

50-64 years old

64

32

65 years &

u

p

65

29

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Death Sentences 1977-2009

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Executions 1977-2009

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Death Sentences & Executions

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Deterrence Incapacitation Rehabilitation Therapeutic Moral Purposes Moral example D emarcation Remediation Retribution Humiliation Penitence Deterrence Sentence based on effectiveness in reducing rate and severity of criminal harm not justice ID: 775508 Download Presentation

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