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Addiction
a recurring compulsion to engage in an activity regardless of its bad effects
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Capital Punishment
the death penalty for a crime or offence
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Crime
an act against the law
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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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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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Reform
the idea that punishments should try to change criminals so that they will not commit crimes again
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Rehabilitation
restore to normal life
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Responsibility
being responsible for one's actions
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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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the death penalty for a crime or offence

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Capital Punishment

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an act against the law

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the idea that punishments should be of such a nature that they will put people off (deter) committing crimes

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the act of judging people and their actions

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