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The Victim and the Justification of Punishment

Whiteley, Diane
June 4, 2015

Source: (1998) Criminal Justice Ethics 17(2).

Argues that a justification for punishment should take account of victims’ concerns as well as those of the wrongdoer and community. Overview of traditional theories; Details on the naturalistic approach; Communication of the victim’s and community’s retributive sentiments.


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