Similarly, the more culpable wrongdoer is generally more aware of the consequences of his act and so more deterrable
by the threat of punishment.
154) It is also important to note that deterrence cannot be the primary sentencing goal of a juvenile offender because juvenile offenders are less deterrable
due to their reduced ability to reason and weigh consequences.
has no great need for weapons it never intends to use; any enemy who cannot be deterred by America's overwhelming conventional military might is simply not deterrable
Once again, the narrower--albeit still tangible--scope of discretion typically available to child soldiers suggests that they would be even less deterrable
If the truth is that custodial interrogation without Miranda waivers does not violate the Constitution, does not violate the Miranda evidentiary rule, and does hot constitute deterrable
misconduct, any statements thus obtained have legitimate investigative and evidentiary uses:
1976) (sentencing a nursing home operator, prominent sentencing reformer Judge Marvin Frankel noted, "[W]e continue to include among our working hypotheses a belief (with some concrete evidence in its support) that crimes like those in this case--deliberate, purposeful, continuing, non-impulsive, and committed for profit--are among those most likely to be generally deterrable
by sanctions most shunned by those exposed to temptation.
95) In one of those cases, the Supreme Court says it is cruel and unusual to execute people who are mentally retarded, because they are neither deterrable
China, with only 72 intercontinental nuclear missiles, is eminently deterrable
and not a credible nuclear threat; it has no answer for the United States' second-strike capability and the more than 2,000 nuclear weapons with which the United States could strike China.
The other problem with the Davis formulation is the Court's belief that recklessness is more deterrable
Criminal liability is usually justified on the grounds that certain behavior is particularly blameworthy or is only deterrable
with especially strong sanctions.
They may not be deterrable
no matter what the cost to their own population.
The argumentation suffers from occasional internal inconsistency, such as declarations that the Islamic Republic is not deterrable
, but then listing occurrences when it was in fact, deterred.