The Just Deserts vs. the Medical Model

  • Marvin E. Wolfgang
Part of the The Plenum Series in Crime and Justice book series (PSIC)


Just deserts refers to retribution, punishment that is deserved for the seriousness of the crime. The medical model refers to rehabilitation, treatment based on the attributes of the offender.


Criminal Justice Death Penalty Criminal Justice System Medical Model Corporal Punishment 
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