RS - CRIME AND PUNISHMENT

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CRIME
An offence that is punishable by law, e.g. stealing
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DUTY
A moral or legal obligation
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RESPONSIBILITY
A duty to care or having control over something or someone
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CONSCIENCE
The inner feeling that you are doing something right or wrong
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CRIMES AGAINST THE PERSON
Wrongdoing that directly harms a person, e.g. murder, assault
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CRIME AGAINST PROPERTY
Damaging items that belong to somebody else, e.g. vandalism
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CRIME AGAINST THE STATE
An offence aimed at damaging the government or a country, e.g. treason
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RELIGIOUS OFFENCES
An offence against religion, e.g. blasphemy, sacrilege
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JUSTICE
Bringing about what is right and fair according to the law, or making up for what has been done wrong
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PUNISHMENT
Something one to a person because they have broken a law
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DETERRENCE
Putting people off committing crime
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RETRIBUTION
An aim of punishment - to get your own back
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REFORM
To change someone's behaviour for the better
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PROTECTION
Keeping the public from being harmed, threatened or injured by criminals
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VINDICATION
Punishing offenders to show that the law must be protected and what is right
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REPARATION
Helping an offender to put something back into society
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YOUNG OFFENDER
A person under 18 who has broken the law
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COMMUNITY SERVICE
Unpaid work that an offender performs for the benefit of the local community rather than going to prison
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IMPRISONMENT
When a person is put in jail for committing a crime
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PRISON REFORM
A movement that tries to ensure offenders are treated humanely in prison
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FINE
Money paid as punishment for a crime or other offence
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PROBATION
An alternative to prison where an offender has to meet regularly with a probation offence to ensure that they do not re-offend. Movement may be restricted.
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ELECTRONIC TAGGING
An offender has to wear an electronic device which tracks their movement to ensure restrictions of movement are observed
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DEATH PENALTY
Capital punishment; form of punishment in which a prisoner is put to death for crimes committed
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PAROLE
When a prisoner is released without having completed their sentence, because they have behaved well and accepted their guilt. The prisoner is monitored to try to ensure that they do not re-offend
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LIFE IMPRISONMENT
A prison sentence that (theoretically) keeps people in prison until they die
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EARLY RELEASE
When a prisoner is allowed out of prison even though they have not completed their sentence, or fulfilled the criteria for getting parole
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A moral or legal obligation

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DUTY

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A duty to care or having control over something or someone

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Card 4

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The inner feeling that you are doing something right or wrong

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Card 5

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Wrongdoing that directly harms a person, e.g. murder, assault

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