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.
Luckily, he has a funny name, so it's not hard to find.
Now that we've refreshed our memories, we can start eliminating.
The positive school of law is Ferri's thing, not Beccaria's... so (A) is incorrect.
Ferri specifically tells us that Roeder is the guy who brought us the joys of the
correctional school of criminal law...
So we know that (B) is wrong as well. Ferri does credit Beccaria with being an early
pioneer in the criminal law field, but Beccaria had probably never even heard the word "sociology,"
as it was a term coined after his time.
(D) is off the list.
Choice (C) is the best answer. Ferri states explicitly that Beccaria helped to establish
the classical school of criminal law.
This is not to be confused with the school of law which insists that playing Mozart will
rehabilitate hardened criminals...