Explain the differences between the juvenile and adult judicial systems: - The history and development of the juvenile justice process (both systems) - The focus of the juvenile justice system - The focus of the adult justice system - Strengths and weaknesses of the treatment and prevention models in each system - Strengt
Sometimes, juvenile courts appoint guardians ad litem (GALs), who represent the best interests of juveniles. Court-Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) is a program that appoints guardians to help juvenile delinquents. Please help me with: A brief definition of the responsibilities of a guardian ad litem. The definition of CA
1. Maddan, Walker, and Miller reference studies from the 1950s when they say that "the Gluecks concluded that there is no combination of physical traits and sociological traits which could predict delinquency in an individual." How do such findings support the position of Maddan et al.? 2. What does Barry mean when he says th
Should the American government focus the bulk of its law enforcement resources on fighting organized crime, or counter-terrorism? Discuss the history of organized crime in America. Include in your discussion a definition of organized crime; a detailed, thorough example of a criminal organization currently operating in the Uni
1. What are the different models of American prisons (Pennsylvania and Auburn)? How do these models differ? What would happen if there was only one model to follow? 2. What are the various forms of punishment exercised during the 1700's? Which criminal activities/events lead to these types of punishment(s)? Compare and contra
1) What does Durkheim mean when he says that crime is "normal"? 2) Identify at least two ways in which this observation is linked with his overall view. 3) In recent years dozens of students have been shot and killed or injured by other students, some as young as 11. How do you think Durkheim and Moynihan would analyze thi
Assume you were conducting an experiment on the media and political views. You would have one of the participants' watch CNN for a half hour a day for a week, another watch MSNBC, and the other to watch Fox News. Would their political beliefs skew the results of whether they would think it was liberal or conservative? Do you bel
For this question, assume that science has been able to identify the particular gene that is associated with an increased risk of adult antisocial behavior in that persons with this gene are four times more likely to commit a felony from the ages of 18-30 than are persons who lack this gene (call the culprit gene ASF, short for
Provide a quick synopsis of the current problem of violence in US schools. What are the reasons for suggesting a new dress code or uniform policy for the students? What does the proposed dress code or uniform policy look like? What are steps to ensure the students adhere to the dress code or uniform policy? What might some penal
"Domestic violence impacts only victims, and it happens to poor, uneducated people. Children who witness domestic violence are oblivious and are not impacted in any way." Is this true? Why or why not? "Domestic violence surpasses economic, educational, and ethnic boundaries. Children who witness domestic violence are likely
Read the following article written by an attorney in New Jersey, discussing 10 tips for success while interviewing juvenile clients: http://www.abanet.org/genpractice/newsletter/lawtrends/0409/family/juvenile.html Is there any item that you would want to remove from the list? If yes, with what would you replace this item?
Why do juveniles join gangs? What is the psychological profile of a gang member? What can parents do to help their children stay clear of gangs? What should parents do if they find out their children are involved in gang activity? Who should parents call, and what kind of information should they provide? How can the co
Explain some of the reasons why it is more beneficial to limit the number of officers reporting to one supervisor. What factors can affect how many employees are supervised at one time? 250 word essay with reference
What have been some of the benefits of shared leadership in law enforcement? Outline some of the benefits and describe how this power-sharing arrangement can assist in making successful policing decisions both administratively and in the field. 300 word essay with reference
In 1985, the U.S. Supreme Court case of Tennessee v. Garner declared the "Fleeing Felon Doctrine" unconstitutional. Would you agree with this? Why would this doctrine be declared unconstitutional. 220 word essay with reference
Since the 1960s, every state has passed laws against child abuse and neglect. The most publicized sexual abuse allegations from the 1980s to the early 1990s were against the Little Rascals Day Care Center. Research the case and discuss the following: - Provide and overview of the facts of the case. - What was the prosecutio
Michelle worked two jobs as a security guard in Phoenix, Arizona. She was walking outside the building where she works at 6:30 AM, Monday, when two bundles of money fell out of an armored truck en route to a bank. Inside the bundles was approximately $500,000. Michelle had an inheritance that would post to her bank account on We
Why were the 1980s considered a period of crisis for criminology? What lessons can be learned from this crisis to avoid similar issues in the future? Why is theory integration important for the future of criminology? How do explanations of crime differ today from those in the past?
Johnny M. is a police officer with 20 years experience on the force. Once again, one night, he is dispatched to 123 Anycity St. to respond to a domestic violence call. It seems like he visits this couple at least once a month, and it is becoming more frequent. Every time, he separates them, talks to the husband, and gives him a
Jill and Marlene live together in a committed relationship. Jill tends to be insecure and easily becomes jealous. She has started to become aggressive, and one night, her verbal battering crosses over to physical violence. Jill pushes Marlene, causing Marlene to stumble and fall hitting her head on a table. Blood gushing from a
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) falls under the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and reports on the risk factors for drug use among juveniles. Among these factors are neighborhood characteristics, parental involvement, peer influence, religious involvement, and drug prevention o
It is a common practice for parents and even the police and school officials to not report status offenses such as underage drinking and truancy from school, and many minor offenses such as stealing small amounts of money, fighting, and shoplifting, on the grounds that this behavior is just part of the growing-up process. In
Since the vast majority of past terrorist incidents in the United States have involved conventional weapons, why should the U.S. government spend billions of dollars for WMD Domestic Preparedness Programs? 350 word essay with reference
The prevention of terrorist acts and treating a terrorist as a criminal are the highest priorities in the U.S. counterterrorism policy. What could be done to strengthen U.S. policy against domestic terrorism? 350 word essay with reference.
300 word essay with reference that discusses the relationship between community oriented policing and that of problem oriented policing. Community vs Problem Oriented Policing
300 word essay with reference that discusses the relationship between community oriented policing and that of problem oriented policing.
350 word essay with reference that discusses: Law Enforcement During Political, Reform, and Community Era
Compare and contrast law enforcement during the Political Era, the Reform Era, and the Community Era. Additionally, discusses what drove the profession to make changes. 350 word essay with reference.
350 words with reference: Discuss the actual impact of criminology on social policy and what the ideal impact would be.
Discuss some of the future research directions of crime. 400 word essay with reference.
Discuss policy implications of social development theories and how these policies have been reflected in actual policy. 350 word essay with reference.
Discuss the definition of life course theories and how this theory differentiates from other criminological perspectives.