2. This can also refer to holding people responsible for their own actions, and punishing them accordingly.
2. John Smith kept disrupting the education of his peers, so the teacher found himself cuffin' and stuffin' John all the way down to the main office. It should be noted that John Smith simply received a pathetic slap on the wrist, along with a Band-Aid for his bruised ego and self-esteem. He soon found himself back in class, wasting everyone else's time, and the taxpayers' money. This also encouraged several of his peers to display a contempt and disrespect for authority.