Crime and Punishment Key Words

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Sin
An act against the will of God
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Crime
An act against the law
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Law
Rules made by parliament and enforceable by the police and courts
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Justice
Due allocation of reward and punishment, the maintenance of what is right
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Judgement
The act of evaluating people and their actions
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Capital Punishment
The state sponsored death penalty
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Reform
The idea that punishments should try to change criminals so that they will not commit crimes again
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Deterrence
The idea that punishments will be of such a nature that they will put people off community crimes
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Retribution
The idea that punishments should make criminals pay for what they have done wrong
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Rehabilitation
Re adapt to normal life and thinking in society
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Responsibility
Being responsible for your own actions
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Addiction
A recurring compulsion to engage in an activity, regardless of its effects
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An act against the law

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Crime

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Rules made by parliament and enforceable by the police and courts

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Due allocation of reward and punishment, the maintenance of what is right

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The act of evaluating people and their actions

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