The main theories of sentencing linked to the different types of sentences

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The main theories of sentencing linked to the different types of sentences By looking at the theories of sentencing and the different types of sentence available it is important to understand what types of activity are regarded as criminal. In general criminal behaviour is defined by law and for which the state will bring court proceedings resulting in punishment of the criminal. An important question is, why some antisocial behaviour is criminal whilst other antisocial behaviour just results social disapproval. An often-used example is that murder is a criminal offence, but to kill somebody in war is not a chargeable offence. Often the opinion of a society concerning criminal behaviour is changing with time. For example marital rape was not defined as unlawful until it was challenged in ...

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