- Why do we punish? Deterrence and just deserts as motives for punishmentKevin M Carlsmith
Department of Psychology, Princeton University, New Jersey 08544, USA
J Pers Soc Psychol 83:284-99. 2002..Study 3 (N = 351) revealed that despite strongly stated preferences for deterrence theory, individual sentencing decisions seemed driven exclusively by just deserts concerns...
- The paradoxical consequences of revengeKevin M Carlsmith
Department of Psychology, Colgate University, Hamilton, NY 13346, USA
J Pers Soc Psychol 95:1316-24. 2008....
- The function of punishment in the "civil" commitment of sexually violent predatorsKevin M Carlsmith
Department of Psychology, Colgate University, 13 Oak Drive, Hamilton, NY 13346, USA
Behav Sci Law 25:437-48. 2007..Results are discussed in light of the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling in Kansas v. Hendricks (1997) on the constitutionality of civil commitment laws for sexually violent predators...