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  • Robbery A Crime Against The Person
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    Crime Crime refers to many types of misconduct forbidden by law. Crimes include such things as murder, stealing a car, resisting arrest, possessing or selling illegal drugs, appearing nude on a public street, drunken driving, and bank robbery. The list of acts considered crimes is constantly changing. For example, at one time, people were charged with witchcraft, but this is no longer illegal. Today, it is becoming a serious crime to pollute the air and water. In colonial days, pollution receive...
  • People To Death
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    The death penalty has been used for centuries all over the world. In biblical times, the "Eye for an Eye" rule was common amongst the people. If one killed someone else, then they in turn would be killed. Keep in mind that these people were very religious and societies back then were more barbaric. Times have changed so much over the years, and now the humanitarian people are trying to put an end to Capitol Punishment. Texas, one of the largest states in the Union, uses the death penalty more th...
  • People In Our World
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    Dear Editor, Throughout the world today there are so many crimes. You can walk down the street and hear words or hatred through the air, peoples difference cause much awry. Though these difference are subtle people act very hastily. There are hate crimes around the world. Some examples of these are assault and battery, vandalism, or threats which involve ethnicity, sexual orientation, religion, or other minority groups. People who can stand out and hurt a group of people that are unlike themselv...
  • Recorded Crime As Victim Surveys
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    Lectures: 17.04. 03 Lecture One Theoretical perspectives: early beginnings to present day Lecture Two Feminist challenges to youth and trouble: focus on teenage pregnancy and crime The academic literature on 'delinquent youth' arises in part from official concern over young people's activities outside direct adult supervision by parents, teachers or employers. Griffin, C. (1993) Representations of Youth: The Study of Adolescence in Britain and America, Cambridge: Polity Press. and: A set of conc...
  • Luis Gutierrez The Fourth District Of Chicago
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    Luis Gutierrez The Fourth District of Chicago is rather new to the Chicago land made up largely of Hispanics and Latinos. This District like many others face major problems of crime, health care and education. Democratic representative Luis V. Gutierrez represents the answer to these and other problems. Who is Luis Gutierrez? Is this man making a difference? What are his issues? Is Luis doing his job? What is his impact on the system? These are question that need answering. These problems need s...
  • Fifty Two Percent Of Arson Fires
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    U.S. FIRE ADMINISTRATION COMBATS NATION " ARSON PROBLEM Arson Awareness Week Targets Juvenile FiresettingWASHINGTON (FEMA) -- Everyday brings news of a serious national problem - arson. This year, Arson Awareness Week, May 5-12, focuses on juvenile fire setting because young people currently represent about 55 percent of arson arrests, according to the U.S. Fire Administration (USFA), a part of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). 'Arson is not a hidden crime. It's murder by fire, a v...
  • Few Cases The Parents
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    What is this world coming to? Our society is losing its authority. Why is there so much crime in society? There is so much because there are so many people that never consider the other person that they are stealing from or causing harm to. All of these people are self-centered and never think who they could be hurting but what they are going to gain from the crime whether it be happiness or self-respect they don't think of the consequence or how the person on the other side of the crime feels. ...
  • Only Way Victims Of War Crimes
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    A war crime is any of various crimes, such as genocide or the mistreatment of prisoners of war, committed during a war and considered in violation of the conventions of warfare. War crimes are constantly being committed during war and something has to be done. There have been too many instances where these sorts of criminals have gotten away. Victims of war have gotten little or no justice at all, we have to come up with a solution so that there will be a way to punish these han as crimes. To co...
  • Gangs And Organized Crime
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    Crime in today's world has become more gruesome with the times. With the crimes comes jail, so more jails are being built for the prisoners. More people are be criminals are being sent to jail and getting the death penalty. Some feel that the death penalty is also a gruesome act of murder. People who commit crimes get what they deserve and if that's the death penalty they should get it, because they are taking up our space and our time. Crimes have become a major pollution in this country. If pe...
  • Tolerance For Different People
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    One dark, muggy spring night in the heart of Texas, a black man was drug behind a pickup truck for five miles. He didn't survive the attack against him by two white, high school dropouts. Police believe the only motive was the fact that the man was black. He was different from them and the accepted norm. A black man in what they perceived as a country belonging to white men. These two men took it upon themselves to invade this man's personal space, going as far as killing him. It seems he did no...
  • Victim Of A Hate Crime
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    "Hate Crimes" There are many different hate crimes going on in the world today, most people don't know this. Hate crimes are violent acts against people, property, or organizations because of the group which they belong to. A hate crime can range from a simple assault with no weapon to aggravated assault, rape, and sometimes even murder. There are laws against hate crimes, but yet people still act in them. In 1996 alone, there were 8,759 hate crimes in the United States reported to the FBI. Hate...
  • Hitler's Crimes Against Peace
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    Adolph Hitler was the man responsible for the death of six million people. He is inexcusable; no one can allow such a criminal to walk the Earth. We have enough evidence to condemn him to infinite life sentences. He is not mentally impaired but consciously immorality. He knew what he was doing; and yet, he continued. He committed crimes against humanity, crimes against peace, and he is not affected by mental illness. He is responsible for crimes against humanity. The foremost being genocide, the...
  • Danforth Questions Mary Warren
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    Rhetoric is the art of using language effectively and persuasively. It is also called oratory, the art of public speaking. In Arthur Miller's play, The Crucible, several characters use rhetoric to convince other individuals to believe what is being told to them. One character, Deputy Governor Danforth who was a special judge that came to this town to help in the witchcraft trials that were brought about by a group of girls that were accusing people that they did not like. Danforth was very dedic...
  • White Color Crimes
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    In a big city like Los Angeles, its very hard not have crimes, WE can find crimes in both upper and lower class cities. WE tend to hear more about the one's in the lower class area's, eventhough it looks like an entire neighbourhood would be responsible for the way their block looks, statistic shows that only a few account for all the crimes committed in these areas, ofcourse these are crimes that are committed by the minorities, mostley people of color. Most of these people only live they way t...
  • Poor People Live On The Streets
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    There are so many reasons in the world which make people become criminals. For example education, friends, background or family. The most important question is why people commit crimes? I think the most important factor is the living conditions in life. Sometimes the Money people earn is not enough to live for them. Wealthy people have everything while poor people live on the streets. Sometimes they can't buy a loaf of bread to eat. So the only alternative is to steal Money or something to live....

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