Crime & Punishment Keywords

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  • Created on: 13-01-14 15:02
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  • Crime And Punishment Keywords
    • Crime: An act against the law
    • Judgement: The act of judging people and their actions
    • Justice: Due allocation of reward and punishment/ the maintenance of what is right
    • Law: Rules made by parliament and enforceable by the courts
    • Capital Punishment: The death penalty for a crime or offence
    • Deterrence: The idea that punishments should be of such nature that they will put people off committing crimes
    • Rehabilitation: Restore to normal life
    • Reform: The idea that punishments should try to change criminals so they will not commit crimes again
    • Retribution: The idea that punishments should try to change criminals so they will not commit crimes again
    • Sin: An act against the will of God
    • Addiction: A recurring compulsion to engage in an activity regardless of its bad effects
    • Responsibility: Being responsible for one's actions

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