Consequently, the general deterrent effect
of punitive damages does not seem weakened as a result of the tortfeasor's death.
If the smugglers know at anytime someone from the BOC is there, it has a deterrent effect
," he added.
This limited deterrent effect
is in line with what many academics from a range of backgrounds predicted.
No comparison of the sort made by Lande and Davis can be meaningful because it is necessarily based on the false premise that the deterrent effect
of incarceration could be achieved by some amount of fines or damages.
We believe such flexibility should also include the option of explicitly taking into account the deterrent effect
of the penalty when reviewing a settlement proposal.
A punitive damage award is likely to have a more immediate deterrent effect
than a simple negligence case with modest compensatory damages.
By this standard, they had a great deterrent effect
, as the would-be robber had to decide if he would be able to seek out medical care and if the crime was worth it.
Fellow German MEP Rebecca Harms said she hopes for "a deterrent effect
on countries with high seismic risks, like Turkey".
The proposed changes will have a deterrent effect
on honour killings because prosecution would be easier, the experts said.
But that policy seems to have had little deterrent effect
Gun rights researcher Professor Gary Kleek, a criminologist at Florida State University in Tallahassee, explained that he believed the surge in gun sales might possibly be having a deterrent effect
The warnings will have a strong deterrent effect
," he says.