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What are the similarities or differences of hormonal activities between steroids and Testosterones that impact masculinize or feminize sexual development and behavior in the brain?
Weegy: Hormones are chemicals the body makes that cause a reaction by or targets another part of the body. The reaction generally allows the targeted part to do its function. One such hormone is insulin. Insulin is a chemical thats made by the pancreas. [ [ It affects or targets cells throughout the body, and allows the cells to use glucose. Without the insulin, glucose can NOT get into the cells, and stays in the blood, resulting in the condition called diabetes. ] ] (More)
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Describes deterrence as a philosophical reason for sentencing criminals.
Weegy: Deterrence is often contrasted with retributivism, [ which holds that punishment is a necessary consequence of a crime and should be calculated based on the gravity of the wrong done. The concept of deterrence has two key assumptions: the first is that specific punishments imposed on offenders will "deter" or prevent them from committing further crimes; the second is that fear of punishment will prevent others from committing similar crimes.[1] The notion of deterrence underlines the criminal justice systems in most democratic societies, although punishment and incarceration traditionally have a variety of goals – including incapacitation, punishment, deterrence and rehabilitation. In the United States in particular (but also in other Western democracies), sentencing policy initiatives have often been enacted with the goal of enhancing the deterrent effect. Under the rubric of "getting tough on crime", policies such as "mandatory minimums", "truth in sentencing", and "three strikes and you’re out" have been designed to deter offending with the threat of substantial terms of imprisonment.[2 ] (More)
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Describe fines
Weegy: A fine is money paid usually to superior authority, usually governmental authority, as a punishment for a crime or other offence. [ The most usual use of the term, fine, relates to a financial punishment for the commission of crimes, especially minor crimes, or as the settlement of a claim. ] (More)
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Discusses fines
Weegy: A fine is money paid usually to superior authority, usually governmental authority, as a punishment for a crime or other offence. The amount of a fine can be determined case by case, but it is often announced in advance. [ One common example of a fine is money paid for violations of traffic laws. ] (More)
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