Retributive and Restorative Justice Analytical Essay by ResearchRiter

An analysis of the pros and cons of retributive justice and restorative justice.
# 125268 | 750 words | 7 sources | APA | 2008 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in Law (Criminal) , Criminology (Criminal Justice and Corrections)

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The paper discusses arguments for and against the concepts of retributive justice and restorative justice.

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"For many years, the criminal justice system functioned with respect to the ideology of retributive justice, or what is called just deserts. (Akers Sellers) The argument in favor of retributive justice is based upon the notions of merit and desert. Essentially, it holds that people should receive what they deserve, asserting that those who break the rules deserve to be punished and that people deserve to be treated in the same way they choose to treat others. (Maiese) Retributive justice, in which offenders..."

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