Crime and Punishment key words

All 12 key words needed for the exam, part a question.

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Justice
Due allocation of reward and punishment, the maintenance of what is right.
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Responsibility
Being responsible for one's actions.
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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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Addiction
A recurring compulsion to engage in an activity, regardless of its bad effects.
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Rehabilitation
Restore to normal life.
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Capital Punishment
The death penalty for a crime or offence.
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Judgement
The act of judging people and their actions.
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Law
Rules made by parliament and enforceable by the courts.
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Reform
The idea that punishment should try to change criminals so that they will not commit crimes again.
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Retribution
The idea that punishment should make a criminal pay for what they have done wrong.
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Deterrence
The idea that punishment should be of such a nature that they will put people off (deter them) from committing crimes.
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Being responsible for one's actions.

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Responsibility

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An act against the will of God.

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Card 4

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An act against the law.

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Card 5

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A recurring compulsion to engage in an activity, regardless of its bad effects.

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