Religion and society; crime and punishment

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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 an punishment/ the maintance of what is right.
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Law
Rules made by parliment and enforceable by the courts.
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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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Rehabilitation
Restore to normal life.
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Responsibility
Being responsible for one's actions.
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Retribution
The idear 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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Card 4

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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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Card 5

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The act of judging people and their actions.

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