purposes of criminal laws

Prepare a paper explaining the purposes of criminal laws. Make sure that your paper, at a minimum, addresses the areas of the protection of public order, deterrence, and punishment.

The paper must be two to three pages in length (excluding the title and reference page), and formatted according to APA style. You must use at least two scholarly resources other than the textbook to support your claims and subclaims. CITE YOUR RESOURCES IN TEXT AND ON THE REFERENCE PAGE.