Crime and Punishment

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Protection
Keeping the public from being harmed, threatened or injured by criminals
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Retribution
An aim of punishment to get your own back
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Deterrence
An aim of punishment to put people off committing crimes in the first place
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Reformation
An aim of punishment to change someones behaviour for the better
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Vindication
An aim of punishment that means offenders must be punished to show that law must be respected and gives justice
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Reparation
An aim of punishment designed to help an offender to put something back into society
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Life Imprisonment
A prison sentence that keeps people in prison until they die
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Conscience
The inner feeling you are doing right or wrong
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Young Offender
A person under 18 who has broken the law
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Imprisonment
When a person is put in jail for committing a crime
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Parole
Behaving well which could end up in being released early
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Duty
A moral or legal obligation
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Crime
An offence that is punishable by law e.g. stealing
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Death Penalty
Capital Punishment; a form of punishment in which a prisoner is put to death for crimes committed
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Crime Against the person
Wrong doing that directly harms a person e.g. Murder
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Crime Against Property
Damaging items that belong to somebody else e.g. Vandalism
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Crime Against the State
An offence aimed at damaging the Government or country e.g. Treason
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Religious Offence
An offence against religion e.g. Blasphemy
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An aim of punishment to get your own back

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Retribution

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An aim of punishment to put people off committing crimes in the first place

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An aim of punishment to change someones behaviour for the better

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An aim of punishment that means offenders must be punished to show that law must be respected and gives justice

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