Crime & Punishment (Reasons for crime (Crime of passion (e.g. someone…
Crime & Punishment
Reasons for crime
Peer pressure (e.g. hazing)
Enjoy prison culture/would rather be in prison than on the streets
Out of despair (someone stealing food if they were starving)
Hate crime (e.g. stabbing someone who had different religious views)
Crime of passion (e.g. someone killing their partner after finding out they committed adultery)
If someone believes a law is unjust
Aims of punishment
An attempt to change someone's behaviour for the better.
Christians prefer reformation over other punishment methods because it treats criminals fairly.