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Flashcards in Theme E Key Words Deck (15)
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Murder

Intentional killing of another human

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Adultery

To be unfaithful to a spouse

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Theft

To steal something that does not belong to you

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Vandalism

To damage public property

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Retribution

Something done to get back at someone or an act of punishment so actions (fines, community service)

6

Protection

Protect society from the criminal and the criminal from themselves (prison, electronic tagging, capital punishment)

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Vindication

The punishment makes sure that the law is respected (probation)

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Reformation

Punishment should reform the criminal (prison,community service, probation)

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Deterrence

Put people off committing crime (prison, electronic tagging, capital punishment)

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Reparation

Compensate the victims of a crime (fines)

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Causes of crime

Social (no education, no parental influence, drug and alcohol), environmental (high unemployment, peer pressure), psychological (selfish and greedy)

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Uk law

Civil - problems between individuals or groups, dealt with in small claims or high court
Criminal - breaking state law and involving the police, dealt in crown court with a judge and jury

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Types of crime

State - terrorism, selling secrets, tax fraud
Property - dishonesty, vandalism or arson
Person - murder, rape, assault, slander or neglect

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Capital punishment

For: retribution, deterrence, protection, finance
Against: mistakes, protection, deterrence, reformation, right

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Prison

For: protect society, isolate criminals, stop reoffending, act of deterrent, chance to reflect and reform
Against: taught other crimes by inmates, bitterness and resentment, doe not reform, difficult to get a job, kept from family, relationships break down