Re: No Federal parole

From: S.J. Van Sickle (
Date: Tue Jan 30 2001 - 11:55:11 MST

On Tue, 30 Jan 2001, Samantha Atkins wrote:

> But punishment looks a lot like revenge. If it is not a deterrent and
> does not rehabilitate what and who is it for?

Well, in the past punishment has served to help prevent private acts of
vengence. I'd like to think we are beyond that, but...

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