Crime and Punishment Flashcards - Edexcel GCSE Religious Studies Unit 8

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Crime and Punishment Keyword Flashcards, applicable for Edexcel GCSE Religious Studies Unit 8 Exam.
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Addiction a recurring compulsion to engage in an activity regardless of its bad effects
Capital Punishment the death penalty for a crime or offence
Crime an act against the law
Deterrence the idea that punishments should be of such nature that they will put people off (deter) committing crimes
Judgement the act of judging people and their actions
Justice the due allocation of reward and the punishment/maintenance of what is right
Law rules made by Parliament, enforceable by the courts
Reform the idea that punishments should try to change the criminals behaviour so that they will not commit crimes again
Rehabilitation restore to normal life
Responsibility being responsible for ones actions
Retribution the idea that punishments should make criminals pay for what they have done wrong
Sin an act against the will of God
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