incapacitative love

Definitions

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  • adj. Of or pertaining to being incapacitated.

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Examples

  • LWOP has the same incapacitative effect as does execution...

    Archive 2007-06-01

  • It is also true that the system of punishment that emerges under this argument leaves punishment in any actual individual case something of a ritual -- in some cases an empty ritual, and in any case a highly formalized act whose exact retributive and incapacitative effects are uncertain.

    Punishment

  • Research on the effects of imprisonment suggests that policy - makers, while intending to enhance public safety, regrettably but understandably, pursue a single-minded concern of crime reduction through deterrent and incapacitative effects of increased imprisonment.

    SPEECH BY J N MASHIMBYE,ANC MP DURING THE DEBATE ON BUDGET VOTE 21: CORRECTIONAL SERVICES

  • Given the positive correlation between decline in repeated criminal violence and advancement in the career-offender's age, and given that most recidivists enter prison the first time quite early in life, and, finally, in view of the criminogenic conditions rampant in our penal institutions — how, in terms of their own stated rationale, can Sherman and Hawkins justify a five-year recommended ceiling on incapacitative confinement?

    Prisons & Punishment

  • On the one hand, it does not appear that three-strikes in California has had a significant deterrent or incapacitative effect on crime.

    The Guardian World News

  • Intensive community programming and supervision is also strongly incapacitative.

    Cato Unbound

  • Amee and Stephane’s work on this both find evidence of such incapacitative effects.

    What Do Declining Abortion Rates Mean for Crime in the Future? - Freakonomics Blog - NYTimes.com

  • Wilson, who had written in Commentary the previous year that prison terms for crack dealers "do not have the same incapacitative effect as sentences for robbery ....

    Reason Magazine - Hit & Run

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