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retributive justice
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Relating to retribution; retaliatory
{a} repaying, rewarding
Of or pertaining to retribution; of the nature of retribution; involving retribution or repayment; as, retributive justice; retributory comforts
given or inflicted in requital according to merits or deserts; "retributive justice
of or relating to or having the nature of retribution; "retributive justice demands an eye for an eye"
given or inflicted in requital according to merits or deserts; "retributive justice"
{s} pertaining to retribution, of retribution
retributive justice
Retributive justice maintains that proportionate punishment is a morally acceptable response to crime, regardless of whether the punishment causes any tangible benefits. In ethics and law, "Let the punishment fit the crime" is the principle that the severity of penalty for a misdeed or wrongdoing should be reasonable and proportional to the severity of the infraction. The concept is common to most cultures throughout the world. Its presence in the ancient Jewish culture is shown by its inclusion in the law of Moses, specifically in Deuteronomy 19: 17-21, which includes the punishments of "life for life, eye for eye, tooth for tooth, hand for hand, foot for foot." Contrarily, the U.S. Constitution includes a ban on "cruel and unusual punishment." Many other documents reflect this value in the world's cultures. However, the judgment of whether a punishment is appropriately severe can vary greatly between cultures and individuals