Key Words- Crime and Punishment

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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 punishment should be of such a nature that they will put people off 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 that they will not commit crimes again
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retribution
the idea that punishment should make criminals pay for what they did 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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the act of judging people and their actions

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judgement

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

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rules made by parliament and enforceable by the courts

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the death penalty for a crime or offence

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