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The penalty of imprisonment

Louis Jacques Blom-Cooper

The penalty of imprisonment

why 60 per cent of the prison population should not be there

by Louis Jacques Blom-Cooper

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Published by Continuum in London, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Imprisonment -- Great Britain,
  • Alternatives to imprisonment -- Great Britain

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 111-112) and index.

    StatementLouis Blom-Cooper.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHV9647 .B56 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 115 p. ;
    Number of Pages115
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23159623M
    ISBN 101847061532
    ISBN 109781847061539
    LC Control Number2008299825

    In a capital felony trial in which the state does not seek the death penalty, prospective jurors shall be informed that the state is not seeking the death penalty and that: (1) a sentence of life imprisonment is mandatory on conviction of the capital felony, if the individual committed the offense when younger than 18 years of age; or.   Selling drugs carries much harsher penalties than those received for simple drug possession in the U.S. Consequences will vary by state, but, as an example, in Wisconsin, any delivery or distribution of a controlled substance is a felony with a fine of up to $, and 40 years imprisonment. 6 An individual who has repeatedly been caught.

    Imprisonment is the act of confining someone in a prison or as if in a prison. Imprisonment is carried out generally as a penalty imposed by a court. As such penalty, the individual is confined to an institution. Most obvious modes are confinement in a prison or a private house. In addition, opponents of the death penalty use the argument that executing a criminal costs more than life imprisonment does. Many states have found it cheaper to sentence criminals to life in prison than to go through the time-consuming and bureaucratic process of executing a convicted criminal.

      Prisons may exacerbate recidivism. Research has found evidence that prison can exacerbate, not reduce, recidivism. Prisons themselves may be schools for learning to commit crimes. In , Nagin, Cullen and Jonson published a review of evidence on the effect of imprisonment . 4 Thorsten Sellin, The Death Penalty (). Excerpts from this book and many other sources were reprinted (along with some new material) in a useful anthology The Death Penalty in America, edited by Hugo A. Bedau (). Sellin was a leading criminologist and a pioneer in death-penalty .


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This provision reflects the common law principle that imprisonment should be used as a sanction of last resort: R v Way () 60 NSWLR at []. the continuing round of conviction, imprisonment, release, and reconviction, like a revolving door, is a process both familiar and perhaps inevitable.

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The death penalty is also justified because of its deterrent effect, which saves the lives of innocent persons by discouraging potential murderers. Logic supports the conclusion that capital punishment is the most effective deterrent for premeditated murders.

A capital sentence is certainly a more feared penalty than a prison term. Death Penalty versus Life Imprisonment In the United States, if one is found guilty of a crime of the highest degree, then one faces one of two consequences of utmost severity, the death penalty or life imprisonment.

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