Crime and Punishment

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Punishment
Something done to a person because they have broken the law.
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Crime
An offence that is punishable by law e.g. stealing.
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Reform
Using punishment to help people not to offend again and helping them to become law-abiding members of society.
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Judgement
The act of weighing up and assessing what people have done and what punishments, if any, should be enforced.
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Deterrence
Making punishments so severe that people will be put off (deterred) from committing crimes.
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Prisoner of Conscience
Someone who has been imprisoned because they have followed their religious beliefs and, in doing so, have offended the government of the nation they are living in.
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Sin
An action that is against religious law.
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Retribution
An aim of punishment—to get your own back “eye for an eye”.
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Reparation
Repairing the damage or repaying the victim (for example a money compensation).
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Capital Punishment
The death penalty.
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An offence that is punishable by law e.g. stealing.

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Crime

Card 3

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Using punishment to help people not to offend again and helping them to become law-abiding members of society.

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Card 4

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The act of weighing up and assessing what people have done and what punishments, if any, should be enforced.

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Card 5

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Making punishments so severe that people will be put off (deterred) from committing crimes.

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