Wednesday, November 7, 2007

Society's other behavior regulating mechanisms

In addition to the civil liability system for trying to regulate behavior to lessen harms or damages that society's members may cause to one another, society additionally has its criminal law system and its governmental regulatory system, that mete out penalties such as jail sentences and fines to punish wrongdoers and try to deter citizens from doing things that cause damage to other members of society.

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