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19th Century Crime and Punishment in England United Kingdom (UK)
Law is unfair as it is, but fair if it were the way it ought to be. This has been a historical issue in the United Kingdom (UK) where felony would be punished so harshly in the court of law. However, this should not be the case since it makes no sense to a leighman who believes that petty offenses such as theft, burglary, kidnapping, arson, robbery, rape and murder should be lightly punished. However, this was never the case in UK where such offenses would receive heavy punishments like fines, house arrests and imprisonment. However, this was not fixed on all the offenders because the type of sentence given would depend on the severity of the offense and the criminal history of the accused person.
One of the main justifications for harsh sentences for petty offenders in this country was to eliminate such offenders from the community. It is true that most of the felony convicts were the low class poor citizens. These were people wh.............
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