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    Juvenile Court Process

    I need help doing a 10 slide PowerPoint presentation that describes the juvenile court process explaining it to a juvenile offender and his or her family. The presentation needs to cover these topics: * The juvenile court team * Rights of the juvenile * Phases of filing a petition * Types of juvenile sentencing * Confide

    Juvenile Court Characteristics

    Describe the characteristics of the Juvenile Court system in Pennsylvania. Include information on the following topics: * Types of courts * General characteristics of the courts * Jurisdiction of the court * Court alternatives I would appreciate if someone could help me out with the assignment. I can put it together j

    Law Enforcement Presentation

    I need help preparing a 10 slide PowerPoint presentation geared toward teaching a group of junior high school students about the role of law enforcement in the juvenile justice system. I need to include information on how law enforcement responds to these situations: * Status offenses * Missing children * Delinquency prevent

    Juveniles and the Police

    Should police make unofficial referrals to community services agencies? What problems do police face referring youths to community service agencies?

    Risk Factors : Female Juvenile Delinquents

    Please help me with information for the following: Write a profile of behaviors and circumstances that are, or could be, considered at-risk for female youths. Develop a handout to be distributed to schools, parents, and social workers, outling the risk factors and indicators to look for when identifying at-risk youth. The

    A professional and amateur thief

    List similarities and differences between a professional thief and and an amateur thief. Are the differences just in skill or experience, or are there psychological differences between them as well? Which one would be more easily deterred? Explain.

    Compare and Contrast Crime and Terrorism

    Locate an example of a terrorist organization (foreign) Explain the motivation of the selected terrorist organization. How can this knowledge of the terrorist's motivation assist in planning counterterrorist strategy? How do the motivations of terrorists differ from the motivations of other violent criminals, such as th

    Factors of Violence

    According to David Courtwright, crime rates were exceedingly high in the nineteenth century before TV, movies, and rap videos had been created. What, if anything, does this say about the effects of media on crime? What were some of the other factors that provoked violence? Does these factors still cause violence today?

    Socialization and Criminal Behavior

    Research the biography of Gary Leon Ridgway (The Green River Killer or John Wayne Gacy. Discuss the link between socialization references and the theories. Include the following points: 1. What kind of family life might the criminal have had? 2. What educational background did he have? 3. What type of peer relations

    Rational Choice Crime Control Strategies

    A wealthy man and his pregnant wife were going through a divorce. Rather than pay alimony and child support the man hired someone to kill his wife and make it look like an accident. How is criminal behavior explicable according to rational choice theory? What crime control strategies are effective according to rational choic

    Fraud and fraud investigation

    1. Do you believe that fraud is a victimless crime? Explain why or why not. 2. Research professional opportunities in fraud investigation and discuss areas of interest.

    Family Breakdown

    It is generally accepted that families are not as close as they used to be. Give some reasons why this change has happened and suggest how families could be brought closer together.

    Court Case Backlog

    How would you ease the backlog of court cases? Do you think they drag on too long? Would you plea bargain more cases? Answer anyone of the three questions. Keep your answer short.

    Enron - accounting practices

    Let's hear from you with your thoughts on the Enron Corporation. I'm looking for: 1. Should these "empires" be more closely monitored to prevent such a disaster from happening again? 2. Do you think that there are business out there who "cook the books" or scam to decrease their taxes and/or hide profits and/or inflate the

    Research Paper - Death Penalty

    I think I'm going with death penalty even though that is rather generic. It seems like the teacher doesn't really care about the quality of the content as long as it meets the 10 page requirement and we follow APA guidelines. I just need a little help structuring the paper in regards to what points I want to make in the pa

    Organized Crime & Immigration

    In the previous chapters we have discussed crime and criminal behavior. Most of this criminal activity can be referred to as "street" crime. As this chapter illustrates there is other criminal activity called organizational crime. This refers to criminal activity by legitimate business as well as organized crime. The Sherman

    Web Sites

    Access the following web sites and report on the type(s) of information/data that are available: I also want your opinions regarding the web sites. 1. www.epa.gov 2. www.ftc.gov 3. www.pirg.org Thank you.

    Sexual use of girls in the media - Exploitation

    What I would like you to do this week is look for and discuss images from the media that desensitize us to the sexual use of girls and normalize and or eroticize violence. The media could be advertisements, magazines, song lyrics, music videos, comic books, video games, television, and movies. You do not have to mention the prod

    News Article: Crime committed by a woman

    I need help finding an article of a crime committed by a woman and help and ideas to address these questions: 1. Look for a news article about a crime committed by a woman. This article can be from newspapers, magazines etc. 2. Read the article and the write a brief paragraph about the piece, and then add your comments

    Teenage Subcultures

    What I would like you to do is to remember back to your teen years. I want to know the different teenage subcultures that were in your community or at you high school. I then want you to answer the following questions. 1) What were the different types of groups and social backgrounds (e.g. class, race/ethnicity, and gender) o

    Death Penalty/Eugenics

    I'm not sure what the teacher is looking for here: Access the following web sites and report on what types of information/data is available. Also what information is missing or not available on the web site. a. www.ccadp.org b. www.eugenics.net

    Comparing and Contrasting Crime and Terrorism

    Locate an example of a terrorist organization from the Foreign Terrorist Organization from the list at http://www.state.gov/s/ct/rls/fs/2002/12535.htm. Research your chosen terrorist organization further, using reputable sources Discuss in 1,050-1,400 words, the following: 1. Explain the motivation of the selected terro


    Can gangs be controlled without changing the economic opportunity structure of society? Are there any truly meaningful alternatives to gangs today for lower-class youths? Can you think of other rituals in society that reflect an affinity or longing for more tribal times? For example: if one has ever pledged a fraternity or s

    Socialization and Criminal Behavior

    I have chosen Jeffery Dahmer and have found interesting articles. I just need some help organizing it and help figuring out the socialization aspect. Locate a criminal from one of the following links: Serial Killers, Notorious Murder Cases, Gangsters and Outlaws, The Criminal Mind, or Terrorists, Spies and Assassins. Read

    Recent news article on juvenile offender

    Please locate a recent news article about an adolescent offender (This is so I can describe the development of the offenders behavior using the Loeber's Pathways to Crime.)

    Poverty: Individual & Society Issues

    According to Sociologist, C.Wright Mills, people oftyen believe that their private lives can only be explained in terms of their personal successes and failures .They fail to see the links between their own individual life and the society around them . The process of interpreting your individual life in the context of your comm

    Effects of drug abuse on fetus

    Substance abuse during pregnancy- effects of the fetus #1: Introduction: explain why this social phenomena is one that we should be concerned about, what is its social significance #2: Describe Conflict Theory, apply it and analyze the social phenomena that is being reported #3: Describe Functional Analysis, appl

    Cultural Differences

    I am researching "sealwrap" as a producer of plastics in the U.S. I am researching the cultural difficulties between workers and customers in each country and if any errors on the company which could have been avoided. I am looking for suggestions on policies that can be put in place.