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August 19, 2010

Real criminal law "purposes" statutes and theories of punishment

As I highlighted at the end of our first class, most views on theories of punishment and most criminal laws incorporate a mix of utilitarian and retributivist commitments and concerns.  To test your own understanding of these basic concepts, take a gander at the real criminal law statutes linked below and see if you can identify which theories of punishment are getting the most attention and love:

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