ACT Reading 2.4 Social Science Passage

ACT Reading 2.4 Social Science Passage. According to the passage, which of the following best describes the contributions of Beccaria?

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what kind of stuff he was into.

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Luckily, he has a funny name, so it's not hard to find.

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Now that we've refreshed our memories, we can start eliminating.

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The positive school of law is Ferri's thing, not Beccaria's... so (A) is incorrect.

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Ferri specifically tells us that Roeder is the guy who brought us the joys of the

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correctional school of criminal law...

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So we know that (B) is wrong as well. Ferri does credit Beccaria with being an early

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pioneer in the criminal law field, but Beccaria had probably never even heard the word "sociology,"

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as it was a term coined after his time.

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(D) is off the list.

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Choice (C) is the best answer. Ferri states explicitly that Beccaria helped to establish

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the classical school of criminal law.

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This is not to be confused with the school of law which insists that playing Mozart will

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rehabilitate hardened criminals...