The counsel may refer to generally accepted sentencing philosophies. R.C.M. 1001(g). (see Sentencing Argument Overview)
- These include rehabilitation of the accused, general deterrence, specific deterrence of misconduct by the accused, and social retribution. R.C.M. 1001(g).
- General deterrence is a proper subject of argument. United States v. Lania , 9 M.J. 100 (C.M.A. 1980).