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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?

66% (99) Male
34% (51) Female
0% (0) Other

150 voters have answered this question.

What is your age?

4% (6) Below 13
20% (30) 13-18
10% (15) 18-25
22% (33) 26-35
12% (19) 36-44
14% (21) 45-59
17% (26) 60+

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And where are you from?

43% (65) Western or Central Europe
5% (8) Eastern Europe
40% (60) North America
1% (2) South America
2% (3) Middle East
1% (2) Far East
0% (1) Africa
2% (4) Australia
3% (5) Other

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

94% (141) Yes.
6% (9) No.

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Which of the offences listed below should result in JCP?

83% (125) Minor and non-violent offences (eg. vandalism, destruction of property, disturbance of public order).
73% (110) Violent minor offences (eg. street fight without causing injury).
46% (70) Traffic offences (eg. speeding).
72% (109) Petty crimes (eg. pilfering, pickpocketing).
56% (85) Serious but non-violent crimes (eg. theft, embezzlement, fraud).
44% (67) Violent serious crimes (eg. rape, murder).
3% (5) There should be no JCP at all.

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

57% (87) Adult males.
74% (112) Juvenile males.
67% (101) Adult females.
76% (114) Juvenile females.
3% (5) No one should be convicted to JCP.

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

4% (6) 17
10% (16) 16
3% (5) 15
10% (15) 14
10% (15) 13
15% (23) 12
4% (6) 11
16% (25) 10
0% (0) 9
6% (10) 8
2% (3) 7
12% (18) 6 and less
5% (8) I think juvenile offenders should not be sentenced to JCP.

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Where the JCP should be administred?

12% (18) 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% (50) In prisons, but not only.
42% (63) In courts (rooms created specially for this).
34% (51) In police stations (rooms created specially for this).
60% (91) In special institution (corporal punishment centres).
12% (18) Other places, please describe them...
3% (5) Nowhere, there should be no JCP at all.

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What do you think about public administration of JCP?

16% (25) There should be no public JCP at all.
16% (25) Public JCP should be reserved for serious offences.
16% (25) Public JCP should be reserved for recidivists.
37% (56) Public JCP could be ordered in any (even minor) case if the judge will find it appropriate.
28% (42) All JCP should be administered in public.
13% (20) It could be reserved for adult offenders only.
13% (20) It could be reserved for juvenile offenders only.
4% (7) There should be no JCP at all.

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What form of JCP could be used on adult offenders?

34% (51) Bare back whipping.
4% (7) Clothed back whipping.
76% (115) Bare buttocks lashing.
8% (13) Clothed buttocks lashing.
15% (23) Other forms of JCP.
13% (20) There should be no JCP of adult offenders.

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What implements could be used on adult offenders?

62% (93) Cane.
46% (69) Birch.
52% (78) Strap.
24% (37) Tawse.
41% (62) Paddle.
34% (52) Single tail whip.
28% (43) Cat o' nine tails.
6% (9) Other.
14% (21) There should be no JCP of adult offenders.

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How an adult offender should present for JCP?

4% (7) Fully clothed.
24% (36) Naked from the waist down.
2% (3) Naked from the waist up.
4% (7) Only genitals covered.
50% (75) Completely nude.
0% (1) Other.
14% (21) There should be no JCP of adult offenders.

150 voters have answered this question.

What form of JCP could be used on juvenile offenders?

26% (39) Bare back whipping.
5% (8) Clothed back whipping.
81% (122) Bare buttocks lashing.
12% (19) Clothed buttocks lashing.
13% (20) Other forms of JCP.
6% (9) There should be no JCP of juvenile offenders.

150 voters have answered this question.

What implements could be used on juvenile offenders?

59% (89) Cane.
43% (65) Birch.
60% (90) Strap.
28% (42) Tawse.
52% (79) Paddle.
26% (39) Single tail whip.
18% (28) Cat o' nine tails.
8% (12) Other.
6% (9) There should be no JCP of juvenile offenders.

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How an juvenile offender should present for JCP?

3% (5) Fully clothed.
31% (47) Naked from the waist down (buttocks lashing).
2% (3) Naked from the waist up (back whipping).
8% (12) Only genitals covered.
47% (71) Completely nude.
2% (3) Other.
6% (9) There should be no JCP of juvenile offenders.

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

50% (76) Offenders of all ages should have an option to voluntarily submit to JCP instead of fines or imprisonment.
5% (8) Adult offenders should have an option to voluntarily submit to JCP instead of fines or imprisonment.
16% (24) Juvenile offenders should have an option to voluntarily submit to JCP instead of fines or imprisonment.
24% (37) No one should have an option to voluntarily submit to JCP instead of fines or imprisonment.
3% (5) There should be no JCP at all.

150 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.
14% (21) Imprisonment for 3 months only.
6% (10) Imprisonment for 3 months + 20 strokes on naked buttocks.
18% (28) Imprisonment for 4 weeks + 50 strokes on naked buttocks.
4% (6) Imprisonment for 4 weeks + 20 strokes on naked buttocks.
22% (33) 50 strokes on naked buttocks only.
12% (19) 20 strokes on naked buttocks only.
13% (20) Other form of punishment.

150 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?

10% (16) Imprisonment for 6 months only.
14% (22) Imprisonment for 3 months only.
7% (11) Imprisonment for 3 months + 20 strokes on naked buttocks.
17% (26) Imprisonment for 4 weeks + 50 strokes on naked buttocks.
8% (12) Imprisonment for 4 weeks + 20 strokes on naked buttocks.
14% (22) 50 strokes on naked buttocks only.
16% (24) 20 strokes on naked buttocks only.
11% (17) Other form of punishment.

150 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?

10% (15) 30 hours of community work only.
8% (13) 20 hours of community work only.
14% (21) 30 hours of community work + 20 strokes on naked buttocks.
28% (42) 20 hours of community work + 30 strokes on naked buttocks.
13% (20) 30 strokes on naked buttocks only.
14% (22) 20 strokes on naked buttocks only.
11% (17) Other form of punishment.

150 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?

8% (13) 30 hours of community work only.
9% (14) 20 hours of community work only.
12% (18) 30 hours of community work + 20 strokes on naked buttocks.
26% (40) 20 hours of community work + 30 strokes on naked buttocks.
16% (24) 30 strokes on naked buttocks only.
15% (23) 20 strokes on naked buttocks only.
12% (18) Other form of punishment.

150 voters have answered this question.

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

26% (40) I'll leave a comment.
73% (110) I don't want to leave any comments.

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