Purpose of Punishment

Posted by Arlene Garcia on 2/27/2018

Purpose of Punishment

Read the following and answer the questions that follow.

 

Purpose of Punishment

Answer the following questions:

  1. Which purpose of punishment is the most effective? Why?
  2. What is one difference between criminal victims’ restitution and civil damages?
  3. Read Campbell v. State, 5 S.W.3d 693 (1999). Why did the defendant in this case claim that the restitution award was too high? Did the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals agree with the defendant’s claim? The case is available at this link: http://scholar.google.com/scholar_case?case=11316909200521760089&hl=en&as_sdt=2&as_vis=1&oi=scholarr.