Crime and Punishment

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Vindication
to ensure the law is being respected
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deterrence
to put people off committing crimes
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protection
to keep the public safe from dangerous criminals
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reformation
to change a criminals behaviour for the good
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reparation
to make up for a crime committed
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retribution
to get revenge on a criminal
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law
the rules of society put in place by government
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religious offence
a crime against religion or when a religious beleiver breaks their religious rules (a sin)
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parole
releasing a prisoner early from prison becuase they have behaved well and accepted responsibility for their crimes
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early release
criminals who have not completed their prison sentence are let out early without meeting the requirements for parole
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order
the state of peace and harmony in society when the law is followed
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justice
bringing about fairness, putting right a wrong action
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responsibility
having a duty to care for someone or something
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duty
a moral or legal obligation to do the right thing
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forgiveness
showing mercy, compassion; accepting someone even if they have done wrong
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conscience
the inner voice that tells a person theey are doing right or wrong
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communtiy service
punishment requiring a person to do unpaid work in the community
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fines
the requirement of a criminal to pay a sum of money as a punishment
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imprisonment
locking someone up in a prison for crimes committed
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prison
government institution used to lock up some convicted criminals
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probation
an alternative to prison where offenders are monitored by a probation officer to ensure they are not offending any more
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tagging
the use of an electronic monitoring device to track the movements of an offender who has been allowed to return into the community
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young offender
a person under the age of eighteen who has committed a criminal offence
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ASBO
anti-social-behaviour-order
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capital punishment
the death penalty, legal execution of a criminal for the crime they were found guilty of committing
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to put people off committing crimes

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deterrence

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to keep the public safe from dangerous criminals

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Card 4

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to change a criminals behaviour for the good

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Card 5

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to make up for a crime committed

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