Punishment Essay Topics

Capital Punishment

Bang! The next thing you know you get a phone call- The worst has just happened. Murderers and Serial killers. How do you punish them for a crime so violent, so cruel and so unjust? How about I rephrase that sentence. Let Murderers endure the rest of their lives trapped in a cellar were their… View Article

The Applicability of Death Penalty

The question of death penalty being a part of the judicial system of the American nation and of most countries in the world has remained a huge debate from the very beginning it was raised. Religious and secular groups have rallied toward the complete abolition of this kind of punishment, and others who did not… View Article

Three Perspectives On Death Penalty

On the first page, write an essay telling whether or not you believe the speaker is effective; is the author ethical. The three essays presented were written by men who had different perspectives on death penalty. Personally, I find Edward Koch’s essay to be more effective. In this essay he explained why supports the death… View Article

Theories of Morality in Punishment

As a society, we have different responses to treating untoward incidences and behaviors. We have different means in which we sanction or punish the doers of the action; yet these mean are all reflected on various theories of morality. Different countries or cultures have different systems of punishment as according to what they conform as… View Article

Typs Of Paragraphs

A Comparison of two athletes             In the history of the National Basketball Association (NBA), two players who have a lot of similarities are Michael Jordan of the Chicago Bulls and Kobe Bryant of the Los Angeles Lakers. Michael Jordan led the Bulls 3 consecutive championships from 1991 to 1993 and another 3 from 1996… View Article

Government Capital Punishment

Theories of punishment have significant role to play in the ongoing debate on capital punishment, especially for murder. Some retributivists appeal to the lex talionis, the law of retaliation, to determine the appropriate amount of punishment . This principle specifies that the punishment should inflict on offenders what they have done to their victims; “an… View Article

Escaping Hell – a Critical Discussion of Buckareff and Plug’s Escapism

In Christianity, the dominant approach to the doctrine of hell is in terms of punishment. This in turn has been challenged by philosophical criticisms questioning the fairness of condemning one to eternal damnation. The characteristics traditionally outlining this punishment model involve the following theses (Walls, 1992): (a) Punishment Thesis: Hell exists to punish those whose… View Article

Death Penalty

Introduction/Thesis Statement             Death penalty should be implemented to be able to achieve retribution (White, 2007). Furthermore, death penalty should be imposed upon certain individuals/offenders to be able to avoid more criminal behaviors (White, 2007). Last but not least, death penalty should exist because it is the appropriate punishment for heinous crimes (White, 2007). Stance… View Article

Prisons As Industry

What is the most profitable industry in America? Weapons, oil and computer technology all offer high rates of return, but there is probably no sector of the economy as abloom with money as the privately run prison industry. Prison industry in recent years has become a high-profit business and it competes with industries such as… View Article

Effects On Prisons On Inmates

In the premodern times, societies used to mutilate bodies and cut off the heads of their culprits as a way of punishing the wrongdoers. However through a series of imperceptible measures of reform and development, punishment became less physical and less directed to the body of the offenders as people became more civilized and the… View Article

Death Penalty

Capital punishment or also known as death penalty is the killing of an individual by a state which serves as punishment for committing unlawful actions and retribution on behalf of the victims. Several countries such as China, Saudi Arabia, Japan and the United States have retained this process of executing criminal. Different views regarding this… View Article

Pros and Cons of Capital Punishment

The most severe of all sentences: that of death. Also known as the death penalty, capital punishment is the most severe form of corporal punishment. It has been banned in many countries, in the United States, an earlier move to eliminate capital punishment has now been reversed and more and more states are resorting to… View Article

Punishment for Rape

Introduction             Crimes related to sexual assault subsume a wide array of physical acts, which is either carried out or attempted by a person or persons, and aimed at achieving sexual gratification of whatever sort, but without the lawful consent of the other party. Of these crimes, especially with regard to the age, mental and… View Article

Punishment And Crime

“An eye for an eye…” The standards by which individuals and society subscribe to where being done wrong and seeking retribution, or in the general scope, where crime and punishment is concerned, can be summed up and approximated in the aforementioned line. Our view of justice, the resolution of a violation, and the prevention thereof… View Article