This should act as a deterrent to other violent criminals in Sutton.
If the punishment fails to reflect the devastation caused, public confidence and the deterrent effect will be undermined.
Disulfiram is a well established drug that acts as a deterrent to drinking by blocking the metabolism of alcohol and thus flooding the body with the toxic substance acetaldehyde.
Some experts argue that the deterrent effect of a punishment like caning is more potent than the current penal system.
I don't remember anyone who feared they were too heavy to be admitted into heaven or that fatness was a deterrent to salvation.
The exceptions will lessen the penalty's deterrent effect, an effect that benefits many.
And the legal system generally takes the view that the value of using speech as evidence justifies this indirect deterrent effect.
So it either goes for total compliance or it races to develop enough of a nuclear deterrent that the USA does not want to risk an invasion.
He said the case would also be appealed on the basis that the sentences are not reasonable, and do not constitute a deterrent to such abuse.
The irritating midges plague outdoor workers at the home of Britain's nuclear deterrent on Gareloch all year round.