General Purposes of Punishment

  • Gabriel Hallevy


In determining the type and measure of punishment to be imposed on the offender, the court is guided by the general purposes of punishment. The court is expected to assess and evaluate each case in this context, based on two types of considerations: data about the offense (in rem) and the about the offender (in personam). These considerations are discussed in Chap. 3.


General Purpose Rehabilitation Program Supra Note Harsh Punishment Social Harm 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Faculty of LawOno Academic CollegeKiryat OnoIsrael

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