The Criminal Lawyer’s Guide to Criminal Law (with pictures!)
Part 2: “Take That!” — Punishment
Page 3: Methods
We call this hammer “PUNISHMENT.”
Punishment is when the State hurts you. Pain and simple.
Mother spanking child / Man whipping prisoner Emptied piggy bank / Average Joe shocked by a fine “Naughty” fingers / Joe branded on the forehead “felon” The State saying “Go to your room!” / Monopoly cop dragging Joe, “Go to JAIL”
There are various ways the State can hurt you, but they all boil down to: