Crime and Punishment KEY WORDS

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Fine
Money paid as punishment for a crime or other offences.
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Probation
An alternative
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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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Justice
Bringing about what is right and fair.
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Religious Offence/Sin
An offence against religion (e.g. blaphesmy)
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Duty
A moral or legal obligation.
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Responsibilty
A duty to care for or having control over something or someone.
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Conscience
The inner feeling that you are doing right or wrong.
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Punishment
Something done to a person because they have broken the law.
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Protection
Keeping the public from being harmed, threatened or injured by criminals.
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Retribution
To get your own back- 'an eye for an eye'.
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Deterrence
To put people off committing a crime.
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Reform
To change someone's behaviour for the better.
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Vindication
Offenders must be punished to show that the law must be respected and is right.
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Reparation
Helps the offender to put something back into society.
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Repentance
Being truly sorry and trying to change one's behaviour so as not to do the same again.
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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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Prison Reform
A movement to try and make sure offenders are treated humanely in prison.
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Death Penalty
Capital Punishment; punishment in which a prisoner is put to death for the crimes committed.
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Community Service
Unpaid work that an offender performs for the benefit of the community rather than going to prison.
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Electronic Tagging
An offender who has to wear an electronic device which tracks their movement to ensure restrictions of movement are observed.
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An alternative

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Probation

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Damaging items that belong to somebody else (e.g. vandalism)

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Card 4

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An offence aimed at damaging the government or country (e.g. treason)

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Card 5

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Bringing about what is right and fair.

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