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Punishment of criminal offenders has been a highly debated topic for many decades. An eye for an eye, tooth for a tooth punishment indicates that punishment should be similar to the harm caused. When judges impose a form of punishment, they try to balance the sentence with the reasoning that reflects previous behavior or consistency with state and federal laws.  

After reviewing all the correctional goals of punishment and taking account of each, explain which particular goal does not align with the purpose of the others. Also, indicate whether you think this specific goal aligns with the public’s current view on punishment.

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