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In American criminal justice system the main goals of the criminal sanction are: retribution, deterrence, incapacitation and rehabilitation.

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In American criminal justice system the main goals of the criminal sanction are: retribution, deterrence, incapacitation and rehabilitation. The goals of punishment in criminal justice system are to maintain peace and bring change in the society for a better world. Each type of punishment has its own objectives and the judges decide the type of punishment in the criminal justice system. Rehabilitation refers to the goal of restoring a convicted offender to a constructive place in a society through some form of training or therapy [ CITATION Col10 \t \l 1033 ]. In keeping with the focus on community justice: in policing, prosecution, courts and corrections - many people are calling for restoration. The restorative justice perspective views crime as more than violation of penal law. Retribution imposes punishment based on just deserts. Offenders should receive the punishment that

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