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  • Influence Of The Curfews
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    Youth Curfew Laws In this article about youth curfew laws from the journal, Crime and Delinquency January 2000 issue, they talked about how analysis of the subject provides extremely weak support for the theory that curfews reduce juvenile crime rates. Of the offense and victimization measures, only burglary, larceny, and simple assault arrests significantly decreased after cities adopted curfew statutes. These decreases occurred only for revised laws, and only the reductions in larceny appeared...
  • Crime Rate Among Teens During Curfew Hours
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    Teen Curfew In San Diego County, and in many other counties across the country, teenagers are forced to be indoors after ten p. m. Should there be a teen curfew This idea is ridiculous. There is no legitimate reason for there to bea curfew. The proponents of a teen curfew say that a curfew would bring the crime rate down during those hours that teenagers are not allowed to been the street. This statement is false. The amount of crimes committed during the hours of curfew has basically stayed the...
  • Kids 17 Years
    491 words
    Curfew: Worth It Or Not The Curfew is not being enforced, imprisons you, and does not prevent kids who are over 17 to commit crimes. There is always no one to enforce the curfew, and it is hard to enforce. You feel as you are in a prison, you should have control over your own life, and government should not tell you what to do. Finally, kids 17 years and younger do not commit crimes. Curfew is not possible to enforce because you can not tell by just looking at someone and saying that they are 17...
  • Curfew Law
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    The San Diego politicians are waging a War of Intolerance and you are the victims. They have passed laws that outlaw skate boarding, dancing, and even cruising. And there is no end in sight. There latest law of intolerance is the San Diego Juvenile curfew. The teen curfew forbids people under 18 from being out past 10 pm. In June of 1997, that curfew was ruled unconstitutional by a Federal Court. So what did the City Council do? They simply revised the curfew by adding some narrow exceptions. 20...
  • Curfew Laws
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    Curfews unfair, ineffective, and unconstitutional When you hear politicians and police talking about getting tough on "juvenile crime", you may imagine a school shooting, like those that have recently occurred in Jonesboro, Arkansas, and Springfield Oregon. Others may recall TV clips of young people, sometimes covered by masks or paper bags to hide their identities, being dragged away in handcuffs, as the television speaks of chargers ranging from rape to robbery. But in America today, more kids...

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