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Sentencing and Neoclassicism

The foundation of the American criminal judicial system is to appropriately impose punishment on an individual based on the crime committed against society or an individual. In saying this, sentencing is deeply rooted in the concept of Neoclassicism. According to Abadinsky (2012).
Name and discuss the three areas of Neoclassicism.
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The foundation of the American criminal judicial system is to appropriately impose punishment on an individual based on the crime committed against society or an individual. In saying this, sentencing is deeply rooted in the concept of Neoclassicism. According to Abadinsky (2012), Neoclassicalism maintains the basic belief in free will while paving the way for the entry of mitigation (and subsequently aggravation) into criminal justice by considering three areas (p.9). These ...

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