What is the death penalty?
Practice of executing someone as a punishment for a very serious crime.
What are methods of execution? (5)
What is used now?
Guillotine, burned at stake, drowning, electric chair, stoned.
What does irrevocable mean?
Can't be changed, reversed or recovered. Final.
What does deterrent mean?
Examples (not execution) (4)
Discourages someone form doing something.
Life in prison, torture, exile, sterilisation.
How much does it cost per prisoner per year?
How much does it cost to execute someone?
What are some bible verses about execution? (3)
What do they all say?
Romans 12:17 - 19
Against sanctity of life, wrong
For capital punishment (5)
God says yes
Cheap & effective
Society free of dangerous people
Against capital punishment (5)
Revenge is wrong
Unfair on doctor (Hippocratic Oath)
Not ultimate payback
Turned into martyrs
Life is sacred
Could kill innocent people
Killed because of insanity
What is punishment?
Why do we punish people?
Penalty inflicted as retribution for an offence
Protection, retribution, deterrent, rehab, vindication, reparation
What is a fine?
What is community service?
What is a suspended sentence?
What is probation
What is a caution?
What is tagging?
What is imprisonment?
What is an Antisocial Behaviour Order?
Criminal charged money
Length of time work done in community
No prison unless reoffend
Officer supervises criminal. Curfew.
Admit crime & recorded. No action unless reoffend.
Check offender keeps curfew.
Serve sentence in prison
ASBO - Can't go certain places or meet certain people.
What is forgiveness?
Conscious decision to not feel resentment towards someone.
Not ignoring, excluding or acting coldly towards someone.
Crimes against people & property.
2 parables about forgiveness?
Unforgiving servant - forgive as forgive (Lord's prayer)
Prodigal son - Always forgiven by God
What is restorative justice?
What is its aim?
Problem solving approach to crime. Involves offender, victim & community.