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UNITED STATES United States Supreme Court 1909
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A. C. Ewing apply argue argument authority benefits bill of attainder capital punishment claim committed concept conduct Congress consequences consider constitutional convicted crime criminal justice criminal law criteria cruel and unusual dangerous death penalty degree deportation deprivation deterrent distinction effect Eighth Amendment evil example false positives feeling H.L.A. Hart Hegel human imposed imprisonment individual inflicted innocent institution ishment J. S. Mill Joel Feinberg judge juries justification of punishment justified punishment Kant kind L.Ed legislative less ment mischief moral guilt murder nature object offense opinion pain parole particular passion penal person philosophical prediction preventive confinement principle prison programs punishment of death question reason recidivism regard rehabilitative resentment respect retributivism retributivist rules S.Ct sentence simply society statute suffering supra note system of punishment telish tence theory of punishment therapy tion tive treated treatment unusual punishment utilitarian violation violent wrong