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Conscience

A sense of right and wrong, like a voice in our head

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Crime

Breaking the law, either against a person, property or state

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Duty

Something we are bound to do

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Evil

Something or someone considered to be morally wrong or wicked

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Forgiveness

Letting go of anger towards someone for a wrong they have done us

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Hate crime

A crime committed because of prejudice

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Imprisonment

Locking someone up as a punishment

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Justice

Making things fair again

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Law

The rules of a country to keep us safe

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Morality

Beliefs about what is right and what is wrong

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Order

The enforcement of rules

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Punishment

A penalty inflicted on someone who does something wrong

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Sin

Going against God's rules

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Suffering

Experiencing physical or emotional pain

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Victim

Someone who's harmed by another person's actions

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Parliamentary laws

Made by the government and comes in 2 offences

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Indictable offences

Are serious crimes dealt with by a judge and jury in a crown court

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Non-indictable offences

Are less serious and are dealt with in a Magistrates court

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Bye-laws

Made by the local council who can give out fines an other punishments

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Factors to contribute to violent crime:

-bad upbringing
-no empathy
-bad communication
-bad at resolving differences

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Islam: where does evil come from?

In Islam evil originates from a mix of a powerful evil being and the weakness of humans

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Why are some crimes considered evil?

Because it may involve killing innocent people for selfish or malicious reasons

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What is empathy?

To understand and share the feelings of another person

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Retribution

The law has to give proper punishments for crimes so that people continue to respect the law

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Deterrence

This means making punishments unpleasant so they put offenders and potential offenders off committing the crime

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Reformation

Punishment should be about changing the behaviour and attitudes of the offender so that they will not repeat their behaviour

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Protection

This is to make sure that society is safe and that a criminal is no longer a threat to others

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Vindication

This is about taking revenge on the offender for the damage they have done

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Reparation

This means that the victim works to repair the damage that was done by their crime