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    Corporal Punishment: Cruel and Unusual Corporal punishment is defined by Merriam-Webster as a punishment intended to cause physical pain on a person. This was the typical form of punishment used by slave owners. They would use this form of punishment to make the slaves fear them to keep the slaves under their control. They needed this amount of control to deter the slaves from revolting and causing an uproar because of the harsh ways they were treated. During that time in our history the slave…

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    Error (2) The Effect of Corporal Punishment The definition of corporal punishment is given by the Cambridge Academic Dictionary as “the physical punishment of people, especially of children, by hitting them.” The dictionary also states that this usually means when they are hit by hand or with a stick. The American Psychological Association reports that corporal punishment is in wide use by many families in the United States. However, they also say that use of corporal punishment is…

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    Luz Medina English 81010 Professor Pierson November 13, 2016 Corporal Punishment: Yay or Nay? For years, physical discipline, from light spankings to brutal beatings, was seen as commonplace in households to get a child to learn a lesson. It was never seen as a cruel and tough form of punishment but as a necessity to get a point across. Now, in today’s society, this punishment crosses a line to a dangerous and serious form of child abuse. Parents go to long lengths to justify the excessive…

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    dictionary, corporal punishment can be defined as broadly as “punishment inflicted on a person 's body.” A more thorough description is provided by Dictionary.com, however, which uses the definition: “physical punishment, as spanking, inflicted on a child by an adult in authority.” Despite the indistinct line between corporal punishment and abuse, United States federal law allows corporal punishment in both school and home settings. In 1977, the Supreme Court ruled in Ingraham v. Wright that…

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    Corporal Punishment As A Valid Means For Disciplining Children Demetria Belcher Northeast Lakeview College Corporal Punishment As A Valid Means For Disciplining Children INTRODUCTION "Is corporal punishment a valid tool for disciplining children?" This question has been debated for decades worldwide, but not so much in the United States as in recent years. High profile cases in the media, such as the indictment of Vikings running back Adrian Peterson in 2014, for spanking his son…

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    initial response to this forum, please address all of the following 1. What is corporal punishment and how does it differ from abuse? The difference between corporal punishment and abuse is the reason for the physical harm. Corporal punishment is when an individual commits physical pain on another, but only attempted when discipline is needed. An action of corporal punishment is similar to abuse; corporal punishment involves yelling at, slapping, and spanking children for misbehavior,…

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    what your results are, what was interesting or surprising to you, and any other pertinent information. Is spanking a child as punishment ethical? To find out what people thought about this, we described a scenario to the the people we interviewed, and asked questions based off of the presented situation. We asked our audience to imagine that they are out shopping. Minding their own business, they overhear a young child, about six years old, crying to his parents. He wants a candy that he…

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    Summary of the Article The article shows the top ten reported states that use paddling as a punishment in public schools, with Mississippi as the front-runner for the most reported paddlings. But, this is only the reported paddling, there is no telling of how much happens that is not reported to school officials. The Southern States are the most popular for corporal punishment in schools because of how religious these states and the people in them tend to be. “The Bible Belt states, where…

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    Out of love, parents sometime resort to physical punishment. Most parents belief that it is the one thing needful so as to convict the children’s bad behavior. It has been defined as “the use of physical force with the intention of causing a child to experience bodily pain or discomfort so as to correct or punish the child’s behavior” (Holinger,2015). This includes: spanking, hitting, pinching, squeezing, paddling, whipping, smacking, slapping, washing a child’s mouth with soap, making a child…

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    in America’s prison systems, Arafa and Burns the authors of Judicial Corporal Punishment in the United States? Lessons from Islamic Criminal Law for Curing the Ills of Mass Incarceration, argued in favour of reinstating Judicial Corporal Punishment in the prison systems of America; similar to the ones that Islamic criminal law advocates for. Throughout the article, the authors’ work to prove how Judicial Corporal Punishment is more compassionate to both the offenders and their families; it…

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