Retribution and the Experience of Punishment

16 Nov 2010 09:50am John Bronsteen, Christopher Buccafusco, and Jonathan S. Masur 

The law regulates human life, so it should be informed by the best available understanding of how people experience their lives. The new field of hedonic psychology has made breakthroughs in improving that understanding, and it would be natural for scholars and policymakers to incorporate those improvements into their approaches to legal questions.

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