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Domestic violence

What is domestic violence? Who are the victims of domestic violence? What kind of physical and psychological damage and syndromes happen to victims? Do you think the victim's condition is used as an excuse to shield women from being prosecuted in cases where they have been driven to kill their offenders due to extrem

According to the U.S. Department of Justice, over one-third

According to the U.S. Department of Justice, over one-third of women who seek medical aid in hospital emergency rooms for violence related injuries are abused by a current or former spouse or boyfriend. According to you, what are the factors that compel a victim to stay in an abusive relationship? What actions can be taken by th

In your opinion, what is the purpose of studying crime? What are the goals of researching crime? Is it important for the students of criminal justice to know the foundations of research methods? Why? What factors limit our ability to study crime today? Will these limiting factors change over time? Why? Will crime become easier or more difficult to explain in the future? Why? Is it possible to study criminology in a scientific manner similar to the way the hard sciences are studied? Why?

In your opinion, what is the purpose of studying crime? What are the goals of researching crime? Is it important for the students of criminal justice to know the foundations of research methods? Why? What factors limit our ability to study crime today? Will these limiting factors change over time? Why? Will crime become easier

ALF and the ELF

Outline the roles of the ALF and the ELF in extremist terrorism within the United States. What methods has each group used in their terrorism operations? Have they been effective? Explain your answer

Psychological aspects of interviews and interrogation

There is a report of a critical missing child. You are summoned to the scene along with a missing persons detective. It is at a large apartment complex. As you approach the scene, you observe dozens of uniformed officers, volunteer firemen, concerned neighbors and citizens, and the press. Overhead, circling is the local TV news

Crime and Economics

Why do you think one neighborhood or city has more crime than another? In your opinion, why do you think some individuals within low-crime neighborhoods commit crimes while many in high-crime areas refrain from crime? Does this suggest that the environment has little impact on an individual's criminal behavior? Explain.

Describe the U.S assertion that U.S aid to Israel enhances American national security interests; by strengthening our only Middle East ally in an unstable, dangerous , and vital region of the world. Use at least one internet source in addition to the text to answer this question.

Describe the U.S assertion that U.S aid to Israel enhances American national security interests; by strengthening our only Middle East ally in an unstable, dangerous , and vital region of the world. Use at least one internet source in addition to the text to answer this question.

A group of attorneys, judges and law professionals

Directions: Read the following case. Write a case study that carefully considers the case scenario and questions. A group of attorneys, judges and law professionals have collaborated to write a uniform criminal code. The code would create uniformity in criminal law across the United States, defining what constitutes a misde

Criminological Theories

Details: Some researchers have claimed that genetics cause criminal behaviour, and that there is likely a gene that can be linked to criminals. This scientific theory is one of a vast amount of criminological theories that try to explain criminal behaviour, causes of crime, prevention of crime, and the source of criminal activit

How has the advent of large-scale computerized databases in the financial services field made embezzlement a more technically oriented crime over the last 30 years? What types of opportunities for identity crimes have increased identity theft crimes in the recent years? Explain.

How has the advent of large-scale computerized databases in the financial services field made embezzlement a more technically oriented crime over the last 30 years? What types of opportunities for identity crimes have increased identity theft crimes in the recent years? Explain.

Outline the Economic Espionage Act and explain how it applies to corporate espionage. Explain the two separate offenses that this Act covers. Explain how these offenses relate to corporate spying. Provide examples of corporate victims who have fallen prey to these two offenses types.

Outline the Economic Espionage Act and explain how it applies to corporate espionage. Explain the two separate offenses that this Act covers. Explain how these offenses relate to corporate spying. Provide examples of corporate victims who have fallen prey to these two offenses types.

Armington while robbing a drugstore shot and seriously injured Jennings, a drugstore clerk. Armington was subsequently convicted in a criminal trial of armed robbery and assault and battery. Jennings later brought a civil tort suit against Armington for damages. Armington contended that he could not be tried again for the same crimes, as that would constitute double jeopardy, which is prohibited by the Fifth Amendment to the Constitution. Is Armington correct?

Armington while robbing a drugstore shot and seriously injured Jennings, a drugstore clerk. Armington was subsequently convicted in a criminal trial of armed robbery and assault and battery. Jennings later brought a civil tort suit against Armington for damages. Armington contended that he could not be tried again for the same c

Criminal Justice Budgets

Discuss the different types of budgets available and how they might be utilized in the criminal justice system.

Virginia Code § 18.2-19

Questions: 1. Identify the Issue. 2. Explain the identified rule. 3. Provide analysis and determination - Analyze VA Code § 18.2-19 against the scenario facts and provide a determination. Marty the trouble maker is charged with robbing the local 7-11 convenience store in Lorton, VA. Because he is a trouble maker, hi

Murder case

Fabio and Michelle dated all through high school. They decided after their high school graduation to tie the knot and get married. In March 2000, they were married. At first everything was blissful. However, after a few years Michelle was bored with Fabio Fabio was a very successful businessman and worked long hours. One afte

HIPPA Regulations and How Medical Records Can Be Used in Court

What are three ways that medical records could be used in court? According to HIPAA and organization policy, are there ways that medical records could be disclosed without patient consent? If so, what might those be? What are some regulatory protections regarding privacy that are required of providers and health plans by H

Literature review elements

Do you think it is essential to prepare a literature review in a research study? Why or why not? What would happen if a person simply stated his or her hypothesis and then proceeded to gain an instrument and start working on his or her study? Explain. What potential benefits, if any, could result from using this method? Explai

What are the stages of a criminal trial and structured sentencing? What kinds of situations are police most likely to use force and waht are some civil liabilities associated with policing?

1. What are some of the civil liability issues associated with policing? How can civil liability be reduced? 2. In what kinds of situations are police officers most likely use forces? When has too much force been used? 3. How did the American court system develop? What are some of the unique features of American court hist

One approach to deal with sexually violent predators is to not release them after their prison terms, but instead to confine them in special prisons or units for civil commitments.â? Do you agree or disagree with the use of civil commitments, and why? What criteria should be used before releasing an offender from civil commitment?

One approach to deal with sexually violent predators is to not release them after their prison terms, but instead to confine them in special prisons or units for civil commitments.â? Do you agree or disagree with the use of civil commitments, and why? What criteria should be used before releasing an offender from civil co

Theft Offense

An attorney specializes in prosecuting collections actions owed $15,000 to business for purchase of desktop publishing system. Business threatened to repossess the desktop system because attorney was delinquent in payments. Business previously hired attorney to collect overdue account in amt of $16,000 owed to business by custo

Lawfully Searching a Student

Prior to the landmark Supreme Court decision in Tinker v. Des Moines Independent School District, many people believed students did not possess constitutional rights in school. In Tinker, the Court rejected such an argument and held that "students do not shed their constitutional rights to freedom of speech or expression at th

Search and seizure

Search and Seizure: http://www.enotes.com/everyday-law-encyclopedia/search-and-seizure Fact Patterns: Officer Jones of the Fairfax Police Department is informed by Bart that Deft assaulted him. While filing a formal complaint, Bart becomes hazy and argumentative when pressed for the reason for the assault, and ultimately re

hypercritical case analysis

Case Analysis: Anna and Barbara are pro-life activists who are picketing Dr. Cirona's women's health clinic, where, among others services, legal abortion services can be obtained. They and their group of several hundred activists have picketed Dr. Cirona's clinic for several months, and Dr. Cirona has been doused by red paint,

Is this murder charge valid? (IRAC)

Gary Nelson has been charged with murder, assault and battery. His Girlfriend Jennifer Taylor, was seen seven months pregnant. Last November 12th, 2010, while in their home, Gary and Jennifer got into an argument. They struggled and Jenny fell down a flight of stairs. After examination at St. Bard's Hospital, it was determin