Definition of Corporal punishment

1. Noun. The infliction of physical injury on someone convicted of committing a crime.




Definition of Corporal punishment

1. Noun. A form of punishment achieved by inflicting blows to the offender's body. ¹

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Literary usage of Corporal punishment

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1. Bulletin of the New York Public Library by New York Public Library (1911)
"SDD corporal punishment (India). A copy of any orders issued by the governor- general or commander-in-chief of India respecting corporal punishment of ..."

2. The North American Review by Edward Everett, James Russell Lowell, Henry Cabot Lodge (1891)
"IS corporal punishment DEGRADING? BY THE VERY BEV. ... Is THERE anything degrading in corporal punishment ? There is said to be a feeling that such is the ..."

3. The Origin and Development of the Moral Ideas by Edward Westermarck (1906)
"... and in most European countries grown-up offenders are no longer liable to corporal punishment of any kind.0 corporal punishment has generally been, ..."

4. Juvenile Offenders by William Douglas Morrison (1897)
"corporal punishment. Prevalence of corporal punishment—The punishment of death— The death penalty in the case of juveniles—Flogging and whipping—Whipping in ..."

5. Proceedings of the ... Annual Congress of Correction of the American by American Correctional Association (1896)
"that there is a law in that state which forbids corporal punishment. Warden Wolfer. ... Colorado has a law against corporal punishment. Mr. Brockway. ..."

6. The Continental Legal History Series by Association of American Law Schools (1916)
"More remarkable than the death penalty was corporal punishment,22 which, ... Concerning corporal punishment as an additional punishment in cases of ..."

7. A History of Continental Criminal Law by Ludwig von Bar (1916)
"More remarkable than the death penalty was corporal punishment,*2 which, ... Concerning corporal punishment as an additional punishment in cast-s of ..."

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