Crime and punishment (Hinduism)

1

Why is criminal behaviour the result of free choice?

2

As an act of punishment, what is reformation?

3

As an act of punishment, what is retribution?

4

How does prison act as a protection for society?

5

What is capital punishment?

6

Why might many Hindus say commiting crimes leads to karmic debt?

7

What does the term 'sarvodaya' mean?

8

Why are some Hindus against the use of capital punishment?