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Judicial Corporal Punishment

Nowadays, most of the countries prohibits to use of corporal punishment as a form of judicial punishment. This poll serves to gather people opinions about possible reintroduction of corporal punishment in modern legal system.

What is your gender?

65% (104) Male
34% (55) Female
0% (0) Other

159 voters have answered this question.

What is your age?

4% (7) Below 13
20% (32) 13-18
10% (17) 18-25
22% (35) 26-35
12% (20) 36-44
13% (22) 45-59
16% (26) 60+

159 voters have answered this question.

And where are you from?

43% (69) Western or Central Europe
5% (8) Eastern Europe
40% (64) North America
1% (3) South America
1% (3) Middle East
1% (2) Far East
0% (1) Africa
2% (4) Australia
3% (5) Other

159 voters have answered this question.

Do you think that judicial corporal punishment (JCP) should be reintroduced in modern legal system?

93% (149) Yes.
6% (10) No.

159 voters have answered this question.

Which of the offences listed below should result in JCP?

83% (133) Minor and non-violent offences (eg. vandalism, destruction of property, disturbance of public order).
74% (118) Violent minor offences (eg. street fight without causing injury).
48% (77) Traffic offences (eg. speeding).
72% (116) Petty crimes (eg. pilfering, pickpocketing).
58% (93) Serious but non-violent crimes (eg. theft, embezzlement, fraud).
45% (73) Violent serious crimes (eg. rape, murder).
3% (6) There should be no JCP at all.

159 voters have answered this question.

What social groups, in your opinion, could be convicted to JCP.

57% (91) Adult males.
72% (116) Juvenile males.
67% (108) Adult females.
76% (121) Juvenile females.
3% (6) No one should be convicted to JCP.

159 voters have answered this question.

What should be the minimum age to order a JCP for juvenile offender?

3% (6) 17
10% (17) 16
3% (6) 15
10% (17) 14
10% (17) 13
14% (23) 12
4% (7) 11
16% (26) 10
0% (0) 9
6% (10) 8
1% (3) 7
11% (18) 6 and less
5% (9) I think juvenile offenders should not be sentenced to JCP.

159 voters have answered this question.

Where the JCP should be administred?

11% (19) In prisons only (even if the offender is not convicted to prison time he/she must go to prison only to be punished and is released immediately after execution).
33% (53) In prisons, but not only.
42% (67) In courts (rooms created specially for this).
33% (53) In police stations (rooms created specially for this).
59% (95) In special institution (corporal punishment centres).
11% (19) Other places, please describe them...
3% (6) Nowhere, there should be no JCP at all.

159 voters have answered this question.

What do you think about public administration of JCP?

16% (26) There should be no public JCP at all.
16% (26) Public JCP should be reserved for serious offences.
16% (26) Public JCP should be reserved for recidivists.
37% (60) Public JCP could be ordered in any (even minor) case if the judge will find it appropriate.
27% (44) All JCP should be administered in public.
13% (21) It could be reserved for adult offenders only.
13% (21) It could be reserved for juvenile offenders only.
5% (8) There should be no JCP at all.

159 voters have answered this question.

What form of JCP could be used on adult offenders?

33% (54) Bare back whipping.
5% (8) Clothed back whipping.
77% (123) Bare buttocks lashing.
9% (15) Clothed buttocks lashing.
15% (24) Other forms of JCP.
13% (21) There should be no JCP of adult offenders.

159 voters have answered this question.

What implements could be used on adult offenders?

63% (101) Cane.
45% (73) Birch.
51% (82) Strap.
23% (38) Tawse.
42% (67) Paddle.
34% (55) Single tail whip.
28% (46) Cat o' nine tails.
6% (10) Other.
14% (23) There should be no JCP of adult offenders.

159 voters have answered this question.

How an adult offender should present for JCP?

4% (7) Fully clothed.
24% (39) Naked from the waist down.
1% (3) Naked from the waist up.
5% (8) Only genitals covered.
49% (79) Completely nude.
0% (1) Other.
13% (22) There should be no JCP of adult offenders.

159 voters have answered this question.

What form of JCP could be used on juvenile offenders?

25% (41) Bare back whipping.
6% (10) Clothed back whipping.
81% (129) Bare buttocks lashing.
13% (21) Clothed buttocks lashing.
12% (20) Other forms of JCP.
7% (12) There should be no JCP of juvenile offenders.

159 voters have answered this question.

What implements could be used on juvenile offenders?

59% (95) Cane.
42% (68) Birch.
58% (93) Strap.
27% (43) Tawse.
52% (84) Paddle.
25% (40) Single tail whip.
18% (29) Cat o' nine tails.
7% (12) Other.
7% (12) There should be no JCP of juvenile offenders.

159 voters have answered this question.

How an juvenile offender should present for JCP?

3% (5) Fully clothed.
31% (50) Naked from the waist down (buttocks lashing).
1% (3) Naked from the waist up (back whipping).
8% (13) Only genitals covered.
46% (74) Completely nude.
1% (3) Other.
6% (11) There should be no JCP of juvenile offenders.

159 voters have answered this question.

What do you think about voluntary submission to JCP in some cases?

49% (79) Offenders of all ages should have an option to voluntarily submit to JCP instead of fines or imprisonment.
6% (10) Adult offenders should have an option to voluntarily submit to JCP instead of fines or imprisonment.
15% (24) Juvenile offenders should have an option to voluntarily submit to JCP instead of fines or imprisonment.
25% (40) No one should have an option to voluntarily submit to JCP instead of fines or imprisonment.
3% (6) There should be no JCP at all.

159 voters have answered this question.

Case #1: A 44 years old woman was found guilty of driving under the influence of alcohol. Which of the following is the most appropriate punishment?

8% (13) Imprisonment for 6 months only.
13% (21) Imprisonment for 3 months only.
6% (11) Imprisonment for 3 months + 20 strokes on naked buttocks.
18% (30) Imprisonment for 4 weeks + 50 strokes on naked buttocks.
4% (7) Imprisonment for 4 weeks + 20 strokes on naked buttocks.
23% (37) 50 strokes on naked buttocks only.
12% (20) 20 strokes on naked buttocks only.
12% (20) Other form of punishment.

159 voters have answered this question.

Case #2: A 26 years old man was found guilty of shoplifting (stole a smartphone). Which of the following is the most appropriate punishment?

11% (18) Imprisonment for 6 months only.
14% (23) Imprisonment for 3 months only.
8% (13) Imprisonment for 3 months + 20 strokes on naked buttocks.
16% (27) Imprisonment for 4 weeks + 50 strokes on naked buttocks.
7% (12) Imprisonment for 4 weeks + 20 strokes on naked buttocks.
15% (24) 50 strokes on naked buttocks only.
15% (25) 20 strokes on naked buttocks only.
10% (17) Other form of punishment.

159 voters have answered this question.

Case #3: A 16 years old girl was found guilty of underage drinking of alcohol and disturbance of peace. Which of the following is the most appropriate punishment?

9% (15) 30 hours of community work only.
8% (13) 20 hours of community work only.
14% (23) 30 hours of community work + 20 strokes on naked buttocks.
27% (44) 20 hours of community work + 30 strokes on naked buttocks.
14% (23) 30 strokes on naked buttocks only.
15% (24) 20 strokes on naked buttocks only.
10% (17) Other form of punishment.

159 voters have answered this question.

Case #4: A 15 years old boy was found guilty of destruction of property (damaged the bus stop). Which of the following is the most appropriate punishment?

9% (15) 30 hours of community work only.
9% (15) 20 hours of community work only.
11% (18) 30 hours of community work + 20 strokes on naked buttocks.
27% (44) 20 hours of community work + 30 strokes on naked buttocks.
15% (25) 30 strokes on naked buttocks only.
15% (24) 20 strokes on naked buttocks only.
11% (18) Other form of punishment.

159 voters have answered this question.

Thank you very much for participating. Feel freely to leave a comment.

28% (45) I'll leave a comment.
71% (114) I don't want to leave any comments.

159 voters have answered this question.

This poll was created on 2017-04-14 13:14:15 by ProperPunishment
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