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History of Corrections - To whom is restitution most unfair and why?

To whom is restitution most unfair and why? The Babylonian Code of Hammurabi and the Judaic Law of Moses have both been described as examples of lex talionis. How are they similar and how do they differ? What, if any, corrective purpose does the death penalty serve? How does the possibility of executing an innocent perso

Institutional and Community Corrections

What does being "corrected" mean in corrections? Is this term applied incorrectly? Explain your answer. What kinds of personal motivations work for an individual's rehabilitation? Can a person be rehabilitated against their will? What is the difference between isolation and incapacitation? Is one more important than t

Description of Plea Bargaining

Questions: Who benefits from plea bargaining? Does plea bargaining sacrifice the rights of the defendant or do the guilty benefit?

The Innocence Commission and Wrongful Convictions

a. Identify at least three causes of wrongful conviction. b. Suggest ways in which the court system can help to reduce or eliminate these causes. c. Include reference to at least three examples of individuals who were wrongfully convicted and whose convictions might have been averted of your recommendations had been followed.

Interaction in the courtroom

Discuss how these actors work together when handling a trial. For each of the five actors selected, describe at least one communication exchange that actor may have with another courtroom actor during a trial. Bailiff Maintains order in courtrooms Clerk of court Record keeper, often responsible for jur

Judicial and Court arguments.

Please cite any references. Does underrepresentation of women on the bench hurt justice? Would citizens' views of the fairness of courts improve if more non-traditional persons became judges? In what ways have contemporary decisions by the U.S. Supreme Court modified the original meaning of the 6th Amendment? Is the orig

Caseload Statistics

Identify the structure and caseload of North Carolina, using the Court Caseload Statistics of the National Center for State Courts ( Compare and contrast the structure and caseload of Georgia,Ohio and Alabama with each other. Wha

Ethical Dilemma - Your first big case is a multiple murder.

Post response to the following questions in the scenario. Ethical Dilemma Situation 1 Your first big case is a multiple murder. As defense attorney for Sy Kopath, you have come to the realization that he really did break into a couple's home and torture and kill them in the course of robbing them of jewelry and other valu

A Discussion on Plea Bargaining

Bobby K. Lawyer's first inclination when accepting a new client is to begin the process of plea bargaining. He is not interested in "dragging out" a case in court that will go on for months and might get ugly. Plea bargaining, in his opinion, is a much simpler way to work the system and satisfy both parties. But Bobby is not loo

Law Enforcement Deviance

Please help me with the following: Identify two forms of police deviance. Write a 700-to 1,050 word paper answering the following questions. What reasons might there be behind the deviance? Why was it allowed to flourish? What recommendations might correct these forms of deviance?

Business Law scenario is posed.

I need help understanding the criminal liability (and reasons why) the three parties have from this scenario. Hank works in the accounting department at a large retailing operation. Hank was having lunch with one of the clerks who works under him and was discussing ways to prevent embezzlement. Soon Hank was discussing how

Alternative sentencing of criminals

There is a general understanding among the public of the traditional sentencing options available to judges while meting out punishment for those convicted of crimes. Increasingly, sentencing options other than imprisonment are gaining favor. In addition, there are some unusual types of incarceration alternatives available as

Analyze the cause of violent crimes/compare and contrast crime and terrorism

1. Subject Violent Land response to the critical thinking for criminological enterprise 2. Compare and contrast crime and terrorism Resources: Http:// Locate an example of a terrorist organization from the Foreign Terrorist Organization List. (

Law Enforcement Code of Ethics

Respond in 200-300 words. What conflicts do you see between the formal law enforcement code of ethics and the police subculture or "Cop Code"? What ethical problems might these conflicts create? How are these two different ethical codes tied to public perceptions of the role of law enforcement?

Non-Verbal Communication

When a uniformed officer approaches a vehicle or a citizen, what distinguishes confidence from arrogance? 2. Should officers be allowed to use psychological ploys to secure information from reluctant or hesitant suspects? Does the nature of the crime factor into this assessment? Why or why not? 3. Identify a

Ethics and Law Enforcement

Please read the following scenario and then respond to the corresponding questions: There is an officer in your division who is known as a "rat" because he testified against his partner in a criminal trial and a civil suit. The partner evidently hit a handcuffed suspect in the head several times in anger and the man sustaine

Why was Judge Robert Bork unable to get a seat on the Supreme Court?

Why was Judge Robert Bork unable to get a seat on the SUPREME Court and why. Was he railroaded or that the Senate did there job in keeping a BAD judge off the federal bench. Also, in many states judges run with their party affiliation on the ballot so... can politics ever be removed from the scenario?


I need help in "Explaining the theory of crime causation that is best linked to the three-strike fighting strategy"?

Morality, Ethics, Legal Moralism and Retributive Justice

1. Read and Respond to Situation 3. Is the mother legally culpable but morally blameless, both legally and morally culpable, or some other combination. Situation 3 You are selected for a jury in a trial of a 64-year-old mother who killed her two adult sons. The two men were institutionalized and suffered from Huntington's

Computer crime

1. Which federal law enforcement agency has assumed primary responsibilities in the area of access device fraud, including the fraudulent use of credit card numbers, personal identification numbers and computer passwords? 2. What human resources does an investigator have to call upon when the investigator is

Data Collection Techniques

I am supposed to prepare a written proposal outlining 2-3 data collection techniques and compare and contrast the limitations of each technique. I am not sure where to begin, so I am looking for a summary less than 300 words for any help.

As a detective with a local law enforcement department, you are one of the first to arrive at the scene of a drive-by shooting, which resulted in the death of a teenage male.

I have attach the full assignment. I don't know where to start. Help me please. Write a paper involving a murder scenario. Aside from the information listed below, the details of the scenario are left to your imagination. The result should be a 1,750- to 2,100-word paper, in APA format, with at least three reliable sources to

Movie review

Choose one of the following movies and send a brief summary of the story line including the ethical dilemma facing the attorney. Suggested movies are as follows: Criminal Law Penalty Phase Presumed Innocent Erin Brokovich A Time to Kill Runaway Jury The Firm A Few Good Men The Rainmaker Analyze the

Computer Crime

What types of exploitations that can occur on the Internet and the typical characteristics of victims of Internet exploitation crimes? What is hate crimes and provide three examples of different types of hate crimes. What are some weaknesses associated with US intelligence in light of the September 11, 2001 attacks.

Current Legal Rights for Prison Inmates

What are the current legal rights of prison inmates? How have these rights changed over the years? Why have they evolved in this way? What major treatment philosophies predominate in the United States today?