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1

Offenders who are found guilty face what

A legal punishment

2

Where is the death penalty permitted

USA, Saudi Arabia and China

3

What does civil law do

Sort out disputes between individuals and groups

4

Why is the statement “any action that obeys the law is a good action “ wrong

Because adultery is legal

5

Actions encouraged by what are considered to be good

Genuine religious faiths

6

What can evil be linked with in religion

The devil

7

What is another way of evil being described

When something is profoundly immoral or wicked

8

Crimes involving violence against people are seen as what

Sinful and against god

9

What would many Christians claim about evil people

That there is no such thing as human being as are not made perfect and make mistakes

10

Where is original sin derived from

The disobedience of Adam and Eve

11

What should be done with criminals that have mental health issues

Receive treatment whilst being punished

12

Name 7 reasons why people commit crime

Poverty, opposition to unjust laws, hate, greed, addiction, mental illness, upbringing and poverty

13

Some Christians believe what about the punishment

That it should be as severe as the crime

14

How are Christians compassionate towards criminals

They hate the crime but not the person, they have the right to be protected and they believe inhumane treatment is wrong

15

What is a hate crime

Violent actions towards somebody because of their race etc

16

Why do Christians hate hate crimes

Because god created everyone equal

17

What are the three aims of punishment

Retribution deterrence and reformation

18

What is retribution

Getting your own back

19

What is deterrence

To put people off committing the crime

20

What is reformation

To change someone’s behaviour for the better

21

Name three ways Christians reform criminals

Therapy sessions, counselling and treatment

22

What do Christians believe reformation is not a replacement for

Punishment

23

Why do Christians not blame god for suffering

As we have free will and lots of things are natural

24

Why is reformation good

It benefits both the individual and society

25

Why is prison a punishment

There is a loss of Liberty

26

Why is corporal punishment not allowed in the uk

It’s a breach of the human rights legislation

27

What is forgiveness not a replacement of for Christians

Punishment

28

How many times should a person be forgiven

No maximum, as there is no limit of love that god shows them

29

In Judaism, how do those who have done wrong show remorse

They directly ask for forgiveness

30

When was the death penalty abolished in the uk

1969

31

Why was it abolished

There is the chance if killing an innocent person

32

What is the sanctity of life

God gave life and only he has the right to take it away

33

How do Muslim families in Muslim countries show mercy to death penalty criminals

Accept money from them to lower the sentence to imprisonment

34

Why is the death penalty not a deterrence

The countries who have the death penalty have higher rates of murder than those who don’t

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How does the death penalty protect society

By ensuring that a violent criminal does not kill again