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Religious offence

Any act that breaks a religious law or teaching. These are seen as sins but are not always illegal

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Civil law

Disputes between private individuals or groups

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Criminal law

When a state law has been broken

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Non-indictable crime

Less serious crimes that you will not get sent to prison for

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Indictable Crime

Serious offences that often result in prison sentences

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Crimes against property

An act that forcefully deprives someone of their property

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Crime against the person

Crime against an individual

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Crimes against the state

Crimes against a country or its government

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Deterrence

Convinced people not to commit crimes by using other people as examples and harsh punishments

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Punishment as Protection

If the criminal is locked away they are unable to commit crimes so society is safe

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Retribution

The crime is equal to the punishment so the victim is able to get revenge for the crimes committed against them

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Reparation

When the offender has to do something to make up for their crime

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Vindication

Teaches people to respect the law so they are unwilling to break it

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Reform

Changes the minds of criminal so they see their actions were wrong and change their ways

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Prison reform

Trying to make prisons better for inmates

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Crime

Any act that breaks the law of a society

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Thou shall not

Kill

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Jesus forgave

The thief

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An .... For an

Eye for an eye

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A man ... What he

Man reaps what he sows

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Whoever sheds the blood of man

By man shall his blood be shed

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Justice will be done

In this life or the next

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Probation

An alternative to prison where an offender has to meet regularly with a probation officer to make sure they do not reoffend . Movement may be restricted