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Flashcards in Crime And Punishment Deck (12):
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Capital punishment

The death penalty for a crime or offence

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Crime

An act against the law

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Deterrence

The idea that punishments should be of such nature that they will put people off (deter) committing crimes

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Judgement

The act of judging people and their actions

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Justice

Due allocation of reward and punishment/ the maintenance of what is right

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Law

Rules made by the parliament and enforceable by the courts

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Reform

The idea that punishment should try to change criminals so that they will not commit crimes again

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Rehabilitation

Restore to normal life

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Responsibility

Being responsible for ones actions

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Retribution

The idea that punishments should make criminals pay for what they have done wrong

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Sin

An act against the will of God

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Addiction

A recurring compulsion to engage in an activity regardless of its bad effects