• Criminal Justice Crime Federal People
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    66. Americans rank crime among the nations greatest problems. Crime can touch people of all lifestyles, race, and ethnicity. Public polls further illustrate that people in America remain fearful of crime without realizing that serious crime has declined since the record-setting years of the early 1980's. However, many people still believe that crime rates are rising in United States. The news media and politicians help to keep the public's attention focused on crime. This attention also keeps p...
  • The Truth Of Justice
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    The Truth of Justice Throughout the plight of man, there has always been an ongoing search for justice. Within this journey, exists the question, What is true justice In bringing together the topics of truth and justice, many conclusions can be drawn to answer the above question. In Platos Apology, he is able to defend his position and explain how truth and justice go hand in hand. From the beginning, Plato makes clear to the audience that what he has to say is truthful and just, I put my trust ...
  • Distributive Justice Process Rule Fair
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    Developing a procedurally Just performance appraisal process When organizations make decisions about people, such as whom to hire or promote, appraisal ratings or merit raise to give, or how important that the decisions are seen as fair and just. Research has shown that at least two aspects of justice influence employees job satisfaction and organizational commitment and both must be considered in organization decisions. The first type is distributive justice, or the perceived fairness of partic...
  • Plea Bargaining Criminal Justice Bargain
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    Plea bargaining When dealing with the Criminal Justice system plea bargaining is something that is a common occurrence. When some type of a negotiation between the prosecutor and the defense attorney takes place and there is no trial, this would be considered a plea bargain. (Criminal Justice, Pg. 454) Although the defendant does loose some of his constitution rights by accepting it, he does have some benefits. Plea bargains usually have some kind of reduction of the conviction or the sentencin...
  • Fergie Jenkins Justice Crime Fairly
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    FERGIE JENKINS: WHAT IS JUSTICE "Justice: Fairness. A state of affairs in which conduct or action is both fair and right, given the circumstances. In law, it more specifically refers to the paramount obligation to ensure that all persons are treated fairly." -World Wide Legal Information Association (web) To do justice: to ensure that all persons are treated fairly. Fergie Jenkins was not treated fairly. He was let off, even though he committed a crime and admitted his guilt. As you will see her...
  • Plato On Justice And Injustice
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    In The Republic, Plato attempts to demonstrate through the character and discourse of Socrates that justice is better than justice is the good which men must strive for, regardless of whether they could be unjust and still be rewarded. His method is to use dialectic, the asking and answering of questions which led the hearer from one point to another, supposedly with irrefutable logic by obtaining agreement to each point before going on to the next, and so building an argument. Early on, his two...
  • Perfect State Justice Socrates Function
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    In The Republic, Plato strives to display through the character and conversations of Socrates that justice is better than just the proper good for which men must strive for, regardless of whether they could receive equal benefit from choosing otherwise. His method is to use the dialogue from Socrates, questions which led the reader from one point to another, supposedly with convincing logic by obtaining agreement to each point before proceeding to the next, and so constructing an intriguing argu...
  • Justice System Criminal Common Process
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    A Changing System Looking into criminal justice procedure, many administrations are at work. Starting with the police, to the courts and concluding in corrections. Though all these sectors have different tasks, their combined focus is processing the law. Regardless what the process is called criminal justice will continue to serve with discretion, conviction, and correction. When first presented with the question whether criminal justice is a system, non-system, and network I leaned toward a ne...
  • Justice City Socrates Part
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    Book I of Plato's Republic, begins with various philosophers and thinkers providing their definitions of 'justice.' Each view works with the same motif, by stating that justice unifies a group of people, because it leads to trust and reliance. Arguments are made that justice is more helpful to the powerful, though, in the grand scheme of reality, all are served under the eyes of justice. Book II of the Republic continues the discussion of justice. Glaucon, a protagonist of the book, is introduce...
  • Plato Individual Justice
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    Justice as a scale. Introduction Can Plato's theory of individual justice, after 2, 500 years, still provide an explanation of what is going on in the minds of today's human beings? After an explanation of Plato's theory of individual justice, I will try in a second step to support its plausibility with a few examples; then I will state objections against his theory and further give counterarguments to prove Plato's theory to be consistent and plausible. The last part provides the conclusion. B....
  • The Role Of Justice In Society
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    Through the egalitarian reasoning of John Rawls and the act-utilitarian ist perspective of J. J. C. Smart, I will analyze the concept of justice. In accordance with Rawls, I intend to argue that any changes in society that will increase the burden carried by the poorest 5% are unjust, even if these changes increase the average level of happiness for the other 95%. With regard to ethics, justice is defined as fairness, where all situations should be treated alike. For one to exhibit justice, one...
  • Heathcliff Vs Hamlet Higher Power
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    Most religions in the world believe that there is some higher power that exists in this world and in the afterlife to do justice where it needs to be done. If someone were to commit a crime in this life, the higher power would deal the person accordingly in their lifetime. If not, justice would take place in their afterlife. The play Hamlet by Shakespeare and the novel Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte, were written when religious values and ethics were thoroughly practiced. Both Hamlet and Wuth...
  • Law And Justice Legal System
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    HOW FAR WOULD YOU AGREE THAT THE PRINCIPAL OBJECT OF THE LAW IS THE PURSUIT OF JUSTICE To determine the significance of justice in any legal system it is necessary to identify the two central issues, which have to be taken into consideration when discussing law and justice. The first is the theoretical differences on the definition of justice and secondly; the law has been lined with many other objectives. Certainly there is a connection between the ideas of law and justice. For instance, we tal...
  • The Caucasian Chalk Circle By Bertolt Brecht
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    The Caucasian Chalk Circle The Caucasian Chalk Circle by Brecht uses epic theatre to bring forth an idea or meaning for the audience to consider while entertaining the audience. Epic theatre involves the use of alienation techniques to distance the viewer from the story but still concentrate on the overall meaning. The person who just views the story would likely take it as fantasy and not reach the true depth of the play. Brecht shocks the viewer by making the events and actions in the play "st...
  • The Caucasian Chalk Circle
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    The Caucasian Chalk Circle The Caucasian Chalk Circle by Brecht uses epic theatre to bring forth an idea or meaning for the audience to consider while entertaining the audience. Epic theatre involves the use of alienation techniques to distance the viewer from the story but still concentrate on the overall meaning. The person who just views the story would likely take it as fantasy and not reach the true depth of the play. Brecht shocks the viewer by making the events and actions in the play 'st...
  • Ideas Of Justice God Testament Unjust
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    The idea of justice has been very prominent in the readings and discussions that we have had this quarter. The Old Testament and Plato's Republic both give definitions and ideals of justice, but sometimes these ideas are contrasting or even hypocritical in their respective practices. These books both give examples of justice and how people come across their individual ideas of what justice is. I will try to explore these thoughts and explain not only what justice is, but also how individuals est...
  • Supreme Court Justice Confirmation Senate
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    The task of the Senate to confirm nominations made by the President for the position of Supreme Court justice has become increasingly difficult in recent years especially since each Senator must assess the stance of the nominees as it relates to certain issues-political party, race, gender, ideology, judicial philosophy, etc. In 1987, when Justice Lewis F. Powell, Jr. retired from the Court, President Reagan nominated Judge Robert Bork to replace Powell. Since Bork previously had published some...
  • Justice Fairness People Law System
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    Justice & Fairness When a person commits a crime, many people call for him to be brought to justice. To many people, it means punishment. If a person commits murder, some say he should be brought to justice by having to serve a long prison sentence or even face the death penalty. Probably the best definition of justice is fair treatment of people. It is primarily used in law, but it can also be applied to situations such as in the workplace or in a school. True justice means that everyone is tre...
  • Justice And Injustice Socrates State One
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    In The Republic, the great philosopher Plato attempts to reveal through the character and dialogues of Socrates that justice is better when it is the good for which men must strive for, regardless of whether they could be unjust and still be rewarded. His method is to use dialectic, the asking and answering of questions. This method leads the audience from one point to another, supposedly with indisputable logic by obtaining agreement to each point before going on to the next, therefore, buildin...
  • Hamlet Poetic Justice
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    When an event occurred and more than one individual witnesses it, those people that witness the event can tell what happen in more than one way. This is because everyone has a different perception at what occurred. This is also true in Shakespeare's Hamlet. A character that viewed the end of Hamlet as bloody carnage is Horatio. When Fortinbras and the Ambassadors enter and see the dead bodies Horatio tells them about the bloody and unnatural acts of slaughter that happened (V. ii. 350-354). Lae...