None of the states are allowed to use corporal punishment as criminal sentences. Corporal punishment in schools, however is still legal in 20 states. And domestic corporal punishment is legal in every state.
There is no special legal term for punishment; that specific word appears in the U.S. Constitution, among other places. Some synonyms used in the legal system include imprisonment, sentence, custodial sentence, and incarceration.
LEGAL: They are made my law making body such as parliament He punishment will go to court It is enforced by court and are made for everyone NON LEGAL: made my private individuals such as school rules The punishment is different and it doesn't afftect everyone
Capital punishment or Death Penalty is a punishment which is awarded through a legal procedure as a punishment for a crime. There are different methods used for carrying out Capital Punishment. They include beheading, electric chair, gas chamber, hanging, lethal injection and Firing squad.