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The retribution rational for punishment is like the social contract theory This simply means that when an individual offender must be punished its because heshe deserves it There are three types of retribution the first one is negative retribution which means one who is not guilty should not be punish for crime The second is positive retribution which demands that one who is guilty should be punished The third one is permissive retribution which means one who is guilty may be punished All of these retribution refers to those who may be punished but in a way that fits the crimeAccording to the criminal justice system they do not allow victims to take matters into there own hands for example say some one kills or hurt a dear friend or family member that doesnt give the family of the victim the right to go out and do the same to the other family Thats why it is best to leave it up to the justice system to handle the situation and this is called hot revenge with cool justice Sometimes when the justice system does punish the criminal it seems harsh but in reality thats just they way the system goes you do the crime you do the crime Another view of this consistent with retribution is that punishment balances the advantage gained by the wrongdoer It is ones belief that each criminal offender should be punished by the crime In other words it should balance and fit the crime So I ask you this What is appropriate amount of punishment This is very difficult to answer even for the retrieval Punishment of any kind effects people differently for example a whipping may be worse then death then for someone with a low tolerance for pain than prison for someone with a great need for freedom and perhaps even pleasurable for someone who enjoys physical painPunishment and Treatment AlternativesCapital Punishment apart from all punishments is
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