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Criminal Law and Justice

Society versus Genetics

Discuss the ways society and crime interact with each other. Discusses how many believe that society (demographics) breeds criminals, while many believe that crime is passed through genetics (science). 400 words with reference.

The Role of a Criminologist.

300 word essay with reference that discusses the role of a criminologist as a criminologist professional as well as how that role fits in with other jobs in the criminal justice field.

Changing and Creating Criminal Laws

Identify a criminal law that you would repeal or change. What would you change, or why would you delete it? Identify a criminal law that you would like to add. Why would you like to see this new criminal law? (Answer provided in approximately 100 words.)

Domestic Violence Theories and Case Study Over 600 word essay with reference.

Jim comes from a traditional and conservative background. His father worked hard to support his wife and six children. He controlled the finances, and the couple had only one car, often leaving Jim's mother isolated and unable to get out of the house to participate in the children's activities. Jim's father would often become fr

Blaming a Victim

Evaluate the claim that some are blaming the victim. What would be the purpose in blaming the victim? Is it possible that some victims precipitated actions taken against them? Provide examples of how this might occur. Why is it important for victimologists to remain objective instead of pro-victim? What are some of the spec

Presidential Debate and Social Conflict

Explain how Romney and Obama use criminological theories such as social conflict to frame their own rendition of the neutralization theory. Provide references.

Family Violence, Spousal Abuse and Video Games Over 400 word essay with reference.

Adam and his sister Eva live in a beautiful home in the suburbs of a large city. Their parents are both professionals, their father is a well-known defense attorney, and their mother teaches at the local high school. Sometimes their father gets angry when he and his wife are arguing. In his anger, he pushes his wife around, hits

Process and Impact Evaluation

When programs do not achieve their expected goals, it's due to one of two things - either the program was not a good idea to begin with, or it was a good idea but not implemented properly. Discuss why it is necessary to conduct both a process and an impact evaluation to learn why a program failed.

Less-than-lethal options in law enforcement Over 375 word essay with reference.

Identify and describe at least 3 less-than-lethal options that are available to law enforcement. Identify and describe at least 1 new less-than-lethal or nonlethal technology that is currently under development. Make sure to include the following in your response: What are some of the advantages and disadvantages of using les

Signs or incidents of cybercrime

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is one of the leading agencies when responding to cybercrime. However, the FBI is still at risk just like any other agency or organization. Discuss the signs or incidents that might notify someone that this type of crime is taking place. For example: Types of security signs or incide

American Pediatric Association's View on Violence

It is estimated that today's children will be exposed to approximately 20 to 25 violent acts per hour during one Saturday morning of TV programming, and approximately 5 violent acts per hour during regular adult programming. Viewing television violence may lead to a change in a child's values and an increase in violent behavior.

Causes of Juvenile Delinquency

Are children who are raised in single-parent families more likely to engage in delinquent behavior throughout their youth? If so, why? What other factors besides family background should be considered in assessing causes of delinquency? , Are children from two-parent families less likely to engage in delinquent behavior th

Boarding Schools and Boot Camps

Parents have several options when seeking help for teenagers with emotional and behavioral problems. Juvenile boot camps and boarding schools are two such options. List three main differences between the methods that boarding schools and boot camps utilize. In your opinion, which of these options would be more effective in worki

Techniques of Neutralization for Different Forms of Crime

Provide a specific example of a street crime and a white-collar crime and then demonstrate how the offender could utilize Gresham Sykes and David Matza techniques of neutralization in an attempt to provide no-criminal meaning to their actions.

Classical School of Criminology.

What are the principles of the classical school of criminology? Which principle had the most influence on the mission and history of corrections? Explain. 500 word essay with reference.

General theory of crime

What elements comprise the social bond for Hirschi? How are ideas from the Chicago School relevant to this theory? What are examples of positive and negative reinforcement and punishment? What is the major difference between reinforcement and punishment? What is meant by life-course theory? How might this theory be used to bet

Growth in State Prison

Why has there been growth in the state prison systems? Do you agree with the reason? Why or why not? (200 words, personal opinion okay.)

Bell v Wolfish regarding jails

Should the conditions of jails differ from those of prisons because jail inmates have not been convicted? Why or why not? How did Bell v. Wolfish affect the operations and conditions within jails? Do you agree with the decision in the case? (200 - 250 words with credible reference).

Discussing Women's Prisons

How would you describe prisons for women? How would you compare women's prisons to those for juveniles and men? What would happen if there were no distinction for prisons among the groups previously mentioned?

Features of Irish System in US Prisons

What is one feature of the Irish system that contributes to modern correctional operations in the United States? Should the United States have adopted this feature into modern correctional operations? Why or why not?

Summary on Learning Theories

How would the general theory of crime account for the children who are reared poorly and who exhibit low self control, but who do not go to commit crimes?

Discussion on Mentally Ill Juveniles in the Justice System

Hi, I need some help discussing the treatment of mentally ill juveniles in the justice system. I need to include facts surrounding mentally ill juveniles in the justice system, along with the types of programs to identify, treat, and prevent substance abuse, violence, and mental health problems. Additionally, an analysis of the

The Juvenile Justice System

Since 1646, there have been many changes in the juvenile justice system in the areas of age, crimes committed, punishment, and the judicial process. Read the following scenario: A local store owner caught John, a 14-year-old boy, stealing approximately $100 worth of goods from the store. This was the second time John was caug

Family Violence and Legislation

What is an understanding of the ways that legislation shaped responses to domestic violence? Discuss legislation that paved the way toward intolerance of domestic violence. Discuss and display an understanding of how legislation meant to protect can harm individuals. Discuss the Minneapolis experiment and its significance i

History of Punishment & Prison Development

Hi, I need assistance discussing the purpose and history of penitentiaries, including the history of punishment and the history of prison development. (at least 350 -450 words with credible references)

Restorative Justice Process

Define Restorative Justice. Explain the restorative justice process. Identify how the crime in the case study had effects that went beyond harm to the immediate victim. Describe how the restorative justice process differs from contemporary criminal justice processes. Reflect on how the restorative justice process