The United States historically used corporal punishment to handle individuals convicted of crimes. This form of punishment is no longer legally allowed in the United States. Other countries still use various forms of corporal punishment.
- Discuss the types of judicial corporal punishment currently used in at least 3 other countries and the criminal offenses that one must commit to get these punishments.
- Do you believe that these types of corporal punishment should be abolished? Why?
- Do you think the US should go back to using corporal punishment as a sentence for convicted offenders? Explain.