Crime and punishment

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  • Crime and punishment
    • Why we need law
      • To protect the weak
      • To create peace for everyone
      • To be able to live without fear
      • To be kept safe from criminals
    • Theories of punishment
      • Deterrence
        • To discourage someone from doing a crime
        • Doesn't always work
        • Driven by fear
        • Morally wrong
      • Reform
        • Change the criminal so they don't do it again
        • Goes against a punishment
        • Gives criminals second chances
      • Retribution
        • Make criminal pay for what they have done
        • Doesn't always work
        • For serious crimes it is not achieved
      • Protection
        • protect society from criminals
        • Only works if they are in prison
    • Religion and justice
      • Christians
        • Golden rule
        • God is just
        • Judgement day
        • Churches teach they should be just
        • How they help
          • Give to charity
          • Share  resources
          • Campaign for organisations
          • Help others
      • Muslim
        • Everyone is equal
        • Muhammad was just
        • The Shari'ah requires justice
        • How they help
          • Give to charity
          • Give 2.5% of their income to poor
          • Campaign for peace
          • Follow teachings
        • The Qur'an says to act in a just way
    • Capital punishment
      • For
        • Is a deterrent
        • Makes people confess
        • Society can get rid of dangerous people
        • The value of life is made clear
      • Against
        • People have been later found innocent
        • Countries with it don't have a low crime rate
        • It can be seen as an easier punishment
        • Human life is speacial and should not be taken away
      • Christians
        • For
          • Jesus never said it was wrong
          • The old testament teaches it should be used
          • Churches used it in the middle ages
          • St paul says to obey the laws of your country
        • Against
          • Jesus said revenge was wrong
          • Christianity is about love
          • Jesus came to Earth to save people
          • Goes against the sanctity of life
      • Muslim
        • For
          • The Qur'an says it can be used
          • Shari'ah agrees with the Qur'an
          • Muhammad made statements that agreed with it
          • Muhammad sentenced peopel to death
        • Against
          • The Qur'an states it is one option not compulsory
          • The conditions are not often met
          • Some Muslims are persuaded by non religion arguments
          • Schoalrs of the Sahri'ah do not agree with it
    • Drugs and Alcohol
      • Christian
        • Alcohol
          • For
            • The Bible doesn't forbid it
            • Jesus drank it and gave it to his disciples
            • St Paul told his friend to drink wine
          • Against
            • Impairs judgement
            • More types of drink now
            • Alcohol is stronger now
            • To avoid offending others
        • Drugs
          • Illegal drugs are illegal
          • Can turn to crimes
          • Changes their behaviour
          • Bible teaches to folow the law of the land
      • muslim to drugs and alcohol
        • More likely to commit sins
        • Muhammad taught about the dangers
        • Allah created all humans and to not abuse his creation
        • The Qur'an teaches they are frobidden

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