عنوان مقاله [English]
Why we punish? This is an old question for philosophers and scientists of criminal law. Classical answer to this question is retributirism or utilitarianism. Because these justifications don't enough for justify of punishment, the new justifications trend to compromise them together.
In this article, the writer will research strong retributivism and utilitarianism and after reveal weak points of them, and finally analyses some of important compromising theories in criminal law.