Deterrence Theory as a Theory of Punishment

Deterrence Theory as a Theory of Punishment

Introduction – History is a witness to the fact that when the crime rate proliferates in society punishments are introduced to curb them. It has been clearly evident that punishments have always been instrumental to stop the crime rate and restore public order. Punishment can be defined as the hardships imposed on an individual in […]

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ATTEMPT TO COMMIT OFFENCES (SECTION 511 OF INDIAN PENAL CODE, 1860)

ATTEMPT TO COMMIT OFFENCES (SECTION 511 OF INDIAN PENAL CODE, 1860)

INTRODUCTION The crime rate is at increase in our society. To constitute an offence, there are various stages. These stages include intention, preparation, attempt and commission. The first stage is the intention. If there is only intention to commit an offence, then it is not punishable because, at any point in time, a person can […]

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The Preventive Theory: A detailed Explanation

The Preventive Theory: A detailed Explanation

Introduction – Every society has its own set of punishments to regulate the crime rate prevalent. These punishments are awarded to curb the crime rate and also prevent the further commission of the same crime. By awarding punishment to the offenders, examples are set before the society or the common people that if they repeat […]

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