Back to the Pillory?
The American Scholar, Vol. 68, No. 3, 1999
6 Pages Posted: 12 Feb 2016
Date Written: February 10, 2016
Offers an insight on the issue of shame as a form of legal punishment. Case examples wherein shame is imposed; Criticisms on judicial shaming; Comparison between shaming and public flogging; Conditions to be met for shaming to be successful and fair; Why shaming is powerful in colonial America.
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