Crime and Punishment Flashcards

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  • Created on: 10-03-14 22:06
Crime
An act against the law
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Judgement
The act of judging people and their actions
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Justice
Due allocation of reward and punishment/the maintenance of what is right
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Law
Rules made by Parliament and enforceable by the courts
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Capital Punishment
The death penalty for a crime or offence
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Deterrence
The idea that punishments should be of such a nature that they will put people off (deter) committing crimes
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Rehabilitation
Restore to normal life
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Reform
The idea that punishments should try to change criminals so they will not commit crimes again
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Retribution
The idea that punishments should make criminals pay for what they have done wrong
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Sin
An act against the will of God
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Addiction
A recurring compulsion to engage in an activity regardless of its bad effects
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Responsibility
Being responsible for one's actions
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Card 2

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The act of judging people and their actions

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Judgement

Card 3

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

Back

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Card 4

Front

Rules made by Parliament and enforceable by the courts

Back

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Card 5

Front

The death penalty for a crime or offence

Back

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