Purposes of Sentencing
Last Updated: 11/03/22
- Under G.S. 15A-1340.12, the primary purposes of sentencing are to punish the defendant, protect the public, rehabilitate the defendant, restore the defendant to the community, and deter crime by others.
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The PDF displayed in this entry is an excerpt from the 2016-2017 North Carolina Sentencing Handbook, by James M. Markham and Shea Riggsbee Denning.