• Sex Paper Justice System
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    The Criminal Justice System How It Deals With Sex Offenders kyle Shellabarger Human Sexuality Better that many guilty shall go free rather than one innocent should suffer. John Adams (Biskup 1993). The entire criminal justice system is built around John Adam s philosophy about a criminal s rights. While our system is protecting the rights of the accused, the victim is often deprived of his / her rights. Although the United States has the most fair and just justice system in the world, sex offens...
  • Problems With The Criminal Justice Department
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    Crime and Punishment have been around since the dawn of time. Each time period had it's way to deal with it. Some of the ways worked and some did not. In ancient Roman times, a criminal was punished by being made a spectacle of in the gladiators arena where they would fight until the other was dead. And even in the early American ages of very religious times, they had many cruel and even barbaric forms of punishment such as be headings and tarring and feathering people. These types of punishment...
  • African American System Justice Racism
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    THE CRIES AGAINST RACIAL INJUSTICE " Racism is a bad thing, you find it everywhere in the schools, the clubs and also in the streets." - Rasmus & Casper The belief that one race by nature stands superior to another defines racism. Racism can be traced back to the beginning of civilization and has always existed as a horrible issue in our society. Many attempts and reforms have occurred in hopes of eliminating racism and much progress has been achieved. Yet, even after the emancipation proclamati...
  • Juvenile Boot Camps Camp Crime System
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    Juvenile Boot Camps: The Modern Alternative Juvenile delinquency is not anything new; it is a problem that has plagued our society for the past two hundred years. Juvenile delinquency is believed to have started with the emergence of industrialization and urbanization. This same phenomenon later appeared in other countries as they began to modernize as well (Bernard 6). In the past juvenile care facilities and juvenile detention centers attempted to contain the problem of juvenile delinquency. T...
  • Argument For Keeping Repeat Offenders In Jail
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    Argument for Keeping Repeat Offenders in Jail Why do killers, rapists, and child molesters go free? A large portion of early release prisoners commit serious crimes after being released. In fact,' in a three year follow-up of 108, 850 state prisoners released in 1983 from institutions in 11 states, within three years sixty percent of violent crime offenders were re-arrested. More than half of those charged with violent crimes were discharged within two years.' (from Truth In Sentencing by James ...
  • Police And Abuse Justice System
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    POLICE AND ABUSE CRIMINAL LAW LISA NOLAN THERESA HEMP COCK 7 JUNE 2005 POLICE AND ABUSE When discussing police efforts and juvenile delinquency one can only imagine the difficulty officers encounter while performing their primary duty which is to protect the public. But how can or does one (officer) efficiently protect the community while preserving the rights of the juvenile criminals as well. We as a public have become more and more aware everyday of how hard it is for the police to work effec...
  • Capital Punishment Against Death Penalty
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    Capital Punishment: Against More money is spent executing humans than keeping them in a penitentiary for life. Compared to capital punishment, life in prison is far worse. Mistakes may be made and no one can bring another human back to life. Juries are often white and this may lead to racial decisions. Of the 144 executions since the 1976 reinstatement of the death penalty in the U. S. , not one white person has been executed for killing a black. Of the 16, 000 executions in U. S. history, onl...
  • Aboriginal Self Government And The Canadian Justice System
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    Through the many inquires which have been made over the past decades in to the Canadian justice system (Brizinski, 1993, 395) it has over and over again been stated that the present justice system has and is failing Aboriginal people. It is not suited for their cultural needs and does nothing to rehabilitate offenders but rather does the offender more harm then good. It does not address the underlying conditions causing criminal behavior or in assessing what specific needs must be addressed to r...
  • Juvenile Delinquents Offenders Crimes Violent
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    On March 7, 2000, Californians voted in favor of Proposition 21 - The Juvenile Justice Initiative... The number of crimes committed by juveniles has risen dramatically, and it will continue to rise unless some action is taken. Thus, juvenile offenders should be punished more severely to deter other teenagers from committing crimes and for the safety of all citizens. I am in favor of the requirement that juvenile offenders, age 14 or older, be tried as adults for serious crimes, such as murder or...
  • Juvenile Justice Reform Novo System
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    THESIS STATEMENT: The Great and General Court of Massachusetts has erred in reforming the juvenile justice system by implementing policies and procedures that will harm juveniles and place society at risk. On July 23, 1995, an intruder brutally attacked and stabbed Janet Downing approximately 100 times in her Somerville home. The revolting Downing murder and ensuing arrest of Edward O'Brien Jr. , a 15-year-old juvenile whom prosecutors say committed the heinous crime, through the state. When Som...
  • Women In The Criminal Justice System
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    Women s entrance into the criminal justice system, just as well as other professions, has not been a piece of cake. And once they have entered the field there are numerous issues women face daily. Some of these issues deal with the mere fact that they are females in a traditionally male dominated profession. Some of the characteristics affiliated with the criminal justice system is aggressiveness, tough, and very ambitious. Women traditionally do not carry traits, and are subsequently deemed uns...
  • Juvenile Justice Court Children System
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    Juvenile Justice The Juvenile Justice System as it typically functions in America's thousands of jurisdictions is the subject that will be covered. The Juvenile Justice System is defined as that 'socio legal process having responsibility and authority for public reaction to current juvenile delinquency and deterrence of future juvenile delinquency, including within that process the public and private agents, agencies, laws, rules, and policies having to do with juvenile delinquency' (Weiner, 198...
  • White Collar Crime Vs Street Crime
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    White Collar Crime vs. Street Crime One problem that plagues our society is crime. Crime is all around us in our everyday lives. Daily we hear of murders, robberies, and rapes. These are categorized as 'street crimes.' For many people, such crimes are the only " tragic' crimes, the ones that are senseless and preventable. In Finsterbusch's book, Taking Sides, another variety of crime is exposed. This other form of crime is 'white collar' crime. Both have victims, and the effects of both can be ...
  • Rich Get Richer The Poor Get Prison
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    The Rich Get Richer and the Poor Get Prison Jeffrey Reiman, author of The Rich Get Richer and the Poor Get Prison, first published his book in 1979; it is now in its sixth edition, and he has continued to revise it as he keeps up on criminal justice statistics and other trends in the system. Reiman originally wrote his book after teaching for seven years at the School of Justice (formerly the Center for the Administration of Justice), which is a multidisciplinary, criminal justice education prog...
  • Domestic Violence In Rural Areas
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    Introduction Domestic violence is a serious criminal, familial, and societal problem. Statistics indicate that many women fall victim to domestic violence however it is impossible to quantify the actual pain and degradation they face. Fear and terror are equally impossible to quantify as women and family anticipate their next assault. Domestic violence touches all walks of life therefore the use of gender specific language should not be construed to mean that domestic violence is only perpetrate...
  • Public Defender Black Police Poor
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    The Criminal Justice system has always had discrimination in it. Discrimination can come from the police, courts, or even from lawyers. For example, in the Gideon vs. Wainwright case the court ruled that the state must provide a public defender but it did not rule that the public defender must be good or competent. (Too Poor N. Pag. ). In most cases where a public defender is provided the defendant loses the case because the lawyer is new or incompetent. Thus the criminal justice system needs r...
  • Criminal Justice System Working Programs
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    Dear Members: My decision to return to school and earn my Master of Criminal Justice (MCJ) degree stems from my determination that I have specific needs that can best be met within the confines of a graduate criminal justice curriculum. I seek more criminal justice system theory, criminal justice system management, and exposure to research practices and evaluation outcomes in order to advance my career as a senior manager in state government. My view of the criminal justice system can be...
  • Teen Justice Court Youth System
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    Do you know what Teen Court is? If you " re thinking that it is similar to Prom court, you are way off! Teen Court is an actual legal Court system, designed just for teenagers. It gives youth a say in the .".. solution to teen crime, by participating in the jury. Teen Court helps teens understand the legal system by providing them the opportunity of participating as a juror. As a juror, teens make actual court decisions for the youth that is being tried. As for the minor defendant, only those w...
  • Sentencing Circle Aboriginal Justice Community
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    Aboriginal Self Government And The Canadian Justice Aboriginal Self Government And The Canadian Justice System Through the many inquires which have been made over the past decades in to the Canadian justice system (Brizinski, 1993, 395) it has over and over again been stated that the present justice system has and is failing Aboriginal people. It is not suited for their cultural needs and does nothing to rehabilitate offenders but rather does the offender more harm then good. It does not address...
  • Ethics On Crime Punishment
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    The retribution rational for punishment is like the social contract theory. This simply means that when an individual offender must be punished its because he / she deserves it. There are three types of retribution the first one is negative retribution, which means one who is not guilty should not be punish for crime. The second is positive retribution, which demands that one who is guilty should be punished. The third one is permissive retribution, which means one who is guilty may be punished....