retributive justice

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This was evidently a retributive punishment for wasting human food.
We hypothesized that a) sanctions to the harm-doer (compensation in favor of the victim and punishment) will be imposed mostly when negative UH emotions are caused to an ingroup victim, and b) a utilitarian rather than retributive punishment will be assigned to the harm-doer for causing negative UH emotions to the ingroup victim.
Imam Malik sees the combination of retributive punishment in felony to intentionally less than the soul with discretionary while did not see it in the murder.
the sessions court has regrettably missed an opportunity to turn the discourse away from retributive punishment to constructive dialogue on policing and legal reforms," it wrote under the headline, "Crimes death can't wish away".
One key element of retributive punishment (or of punishing for reasons of justice) is that punishment aims to communicate to the wrongdoer one's disapproval of his misdeeds and to make him understand the wrongness of his actions.
Although not defined in retributivist terms, the principled concerns cited by the Court before its punitive turn line up with influential theories of retributive punishment.
ACID attacks might soon attract a retributive punishment of at least 10 years in jail and ` 10 lakh as fine, if the government clears the proposal on Thursday.
Decisions by the new gacaca tribunals are generally not based on traditional compromise; their penalties necessarily involve retributive punishment.
Hampton offers a few examples of retributive punishment.
When the blind application of legal principles makes the hope of genuine justice seem impossible to grasp, the people of God always manage to find a way to protect those vulnerable to retributive punishment.
While the theologies of redemption proposed by thinkers such as Anselm, Aquinas, Calvin, and Luther differ significantly from one other, and do not all espouse the view that Christ suffers divine punishment in our stead, it can be plausibly argued that all of them do interpret the suffering of the crucified Christ as the alternative to hence in some sense a substitute for--the retributive punishment we sinners deserve; and it is precisely this suffering of the Crucified that these theologies construe as redemptive.
God's covenant justice, therefore, does not necessarily--and thus does not essentially--have to do with legal demands and retributive punishment, but rather is redemptive-restorative justice.