Punishment

The boardwalk in Wildwood. (Credit: Andrew Kramer)

New Jersey Police Ask Parents To Stop Telling Their Kids They’ll Be Arrested If They’re Bad

Wildwood Police Chief Robert Regalbuto says officers do not want children to be scared of police when they need help.

05/29/2015

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Public Shaming May Be Legal Punishment

Is public shaming as a punishment for breaking the law legal?

06/10/2014

Sentenced To Public Shaming

Public shaming as a punishment in lieu of jail time has many proponents both because of the money it saves in jail time and the humiliation it inflicts on the wrongdoer. But is it really legal?

07/04/2013

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Psychology Professor: Punishing Children Won’t Go Far

Books have been replete with parenting advice for generations, but the Director of Yale’s Parenting Center says a lot of it’s just wrong.

06/30/2013