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16 Aug 2022

Criminal Liability and homicide

Essay - 2 pages - Criminal law

Committing homicide, which according to common law involves the ‘unlawful killing of a human being, caused by another human being', constitutes one of the most serious criminal offenses under the Offenses Against the Person Act 1861 (OAPA 186). The English law recognizes...

21 Sep 2022

Financial Market Offenses and Crimes Against the State in the US

Course material - 6 pages - Economic politics

The French AMF is an independent public authority. It is made of two distinct bodies (the board and the enforcement committee), there is no hierarchy, board members cannot be members of the enforcement committee at the same time. The AMF is in charge of overseeing the protection of savings...

12 Nov 2014

Punishment vs Rehabilitation for Criminals

Case study - 25 pages - Criminal law

In history, the citizen safety holds a fundamental priority in successive governments'policies protecting the basic human rights. Naturally, everyone is expected to respect the right calling for human safety at all places; walking along the street, relaxing at home or in public gatherings. For...

12 Sep 2014

Correctional systems, in criminal justification

Case study - 3 pages - Other law subjects

Correctional systems, in criminal justification, are the various actions taken by the government agencies to protect innocent citizens from the lawbreakers (Siegel, 2013). The agencies are required to punish the offenders through lock up in prison, hard labor and community services....

13 May 2014

Criminal liability of corporations: A counter-productive policy?

Case study - 3 pages - Educational studies

Criminal liability is one of the central aspects of a democratic system, assuring that wrongdoers will be punished for acts committed against the society as a whole. Criminal law has an important role to play in regulating the behavior of individuals, ensuring they abide by...

26 Jul 2011

Criminal Law

Thesis - 22 pages - Criminal law

What is an actus reus? An actus reus is more than just an act. It includes whatever circumstances and consequences that are required for liability for the offense in question which means that an actus reus is composed by all the elements of an offense other than the mental element....

20 Sep 2022

The AMF (Financial Markets Authority) and market abuse

Course material - 5 pages - Criminal law

Market abuses are also a criminal offenses. Criminal sanctions can be pronounced. They will be pronounced by judicial courts and not by the enforcement committee of AMF. They pronounced fines or jail sanctions. In the french monetary and financial law, there are executive...

13 Jan 2009

Consistence between the English Criminal Justice and Article 6 of the European Convention of Human Rights

Essay - 9 pages - International law

The United Kingdom was one of the original parties to the European Convention of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms (ECHR). States which contract into the ECHR are obliged to secure the enjoyment of Convention rights for their citizens. Sometimes positive actions may be required as creation,...

03 Oct 2022

Practical case : Employment Law

Law case study - 6 pages - Labor law

1/ David has spent the last two decades working as a security officer for Big Gigs and Loud Sounds Ltd. His contract with Big Gigs and Loud Sounds Ltd expressly declares that he is ‘self-employed' and emphasizes at various points that the basis on which he receives his shifts to work for...

20 Dec 2021

Lower-class youth delinquency and incarceration in the United States

Essay - 5 pages - Criminal law

In 2016 in the United States, 11,745 youths were sentenced either to life with/without parole, or virtual life imprisonment (Sentencing Project, 2019). Thankfully, the Supreme Court barred the death sentence of youth offenders (Roper v. Simmons, 2005) even though life without parole and virtual...

21 Aug 2021

Global overview of the death penalty around the world and reasons to abolish it

Dissertation - 13 pages - Criminal law

As far back as the Old Testament, the death penalty has been established to punish offenses. Nowadays the death penalty, also called capital punishement, defines the execution of an offender who has committed an infringment.This sanction is applied by a recognized instituion after a trial....

29 Aug 2013

Inside criminal law

Case study - 2 pages - Administrative law

There are four sources of American criminal law. The four sources have been codified. They have been put in writing and made accessible for all. The first of four sources is the U.S. Constitution. “The U.S. Constitution is the supreme law of the land. As such, it is the basis of all...

18 Aug 2008

Tearing the tag off the mattress :Why over-criminalization is an escalating epidemic

Essay - 6 pages - Criminal law

Many law scholars and experts in the area of law and society can argue and disagree on many different issues. However, many can also agree on one thing and that is that the justice system suffers because of over criminalization. With outdated offenses, too many laws, and new crimes...

08 May 2009

Drug related offenses

Thesis - 14 pages - Criminal law

In modern societies it is easy to recognize that consuming drugs is an every day reality. It is not only taking heroin or marijuana, but also smoking, taking painkillers, having a coffee, a tea or excessive intake of alcohol on Saturday as a required “Saturday night” obligation. The...

02 Aug 2010

Current criminal justice

Thesis - 4 pages - Criminal law

The United States has been plagued with the issue of marijuana use for quite some time. The current policy set in place requires the use of many resources to deal with such a minor defiance. As of now, courts are backlogged because of the high number of arrests for minor offenses. Many...

14 Oct 2013

Criminal case

Case study - 2 pages - Criminal law

A criminal case is referred to as court proceedings involving a trial against an individual who has committed a crime against an individual or the government. This paper elucidates a criminal case through an illustration of a case. This case is between Wardens, Maryland penitentiary...

10 Sep 2013

Ethics in criminal justice administration analysis

Case study - 3 pages - Administrative law

Law enforcement officers are expected to live up to the highest professional and personal standards of life. With every passing day and just like all people; the faith, honor and integrity of a law enforcement official will be tested. Law enforcement officials are tempted with and can easily...

03 Jun 2008

How conflict theory provides an insight to sociologist in to the process of criminal activity and behavior

Tutorials/exercises - 9 pages - Psychology

Conflict theory has developed throughout the course of the twentieth century as a principle theory for better understanding the development of criminal behavior. Although conflict theory directly links criminal behavior to the development of larger social inequities, research on...

03 Sep 2009

The criminalization of prostitution

Thesis - 3 pages - Civil law

In current times, the body has become a medium for human expression. At a certain age, people can get pierced and tattoos that carry deeper meaning for them or are simply for aesthetic purposes. Cosmetic surgery is at its peak. For decades, people have been using their bodies to express their...

08 Aug 2008

Criminal law - prison industrial complex - too complex? Criminal law - prison industrial complex - too complex? Criminal law - prison industrial complex - too complex?

Essay - 8 pages - Criminal law

A third party has entered the scene of the U.S. prison system: the private sector. A handful of for-profit Wall Street corporations are currently making millions of dollars from what some critics call “dungeons for dollars.” Such corporations claim they can build and run prisons more...

12 Sep 2014

Effects of intensive policing tactics (like writing lots of UF-250s and summonses) on the community

Case study - 2 pages - Medical studies

According to researches, evidences consistently showing that, in the minds of police officers, as well as civilians, being black and male is inextricably accompanied with beliefs of criminality and dreadfulness leading to a habituated reaction of distrust and alarm that then results into...

03 Jun 2015

Crimes against the intangible property

Case study - 5 pages - Educational studies

Crimes against intellectual property are defined in the Brazilian penal code in title III of the special part, in Articles 184 to 196. They are: crimes against intellectual property, crimes against privilege of invention, crimes against industry and trade marks, crimes against unfair competition....

20 Dec 2021

Opinion: the process of plea bargaining should be reformed in the American Justice System

Essay - 5 pages - Criminal law

According to the Department of Justice, more than 90% of Criminal Justice cases end in plea bargains (Bureau of Justice Statistics, 2005). This statistic shows how important the process of plea bargaining is in the American Justice System. Clark Neily (2021) describes plea bargaining as "a...

12 Sep 2013

Futures of corrections

Case study - 2 pages - Educational studies

Legislative statutes in criminal law offer punishments for wrongdoing. Punishment for criminal offenses attempt to cause suffering to the criminal as well as deterrence from committing future crimes. The numerous types of sentencing and rationales within the...

17 Jul 2014

Wrongful Convictions

Case study - 3 pages - Other law subjects

Miscarriage of Justice or wrongful conviction is probably today most biting headache for the legal and justice fraternity. With the discovery of wrongful conviction on the rise, the state and convicts engage in a diabolic tussle on actual innocence and to what extent the law serves its people....

08 Jul 2013

Goals of punishment and their applications in corrections

Case study - 3 pages - Criminal law

In punishment, as in all aspects of our world, there is always a goal to an action. For this topic there are not one but five different goals related to punishment and the correctional system of the U.S. and abroad. These goals have evolved over the centuries to fit the needs of society at the...

06 Sep 2013

The security plan: Private Doctor's office

Case study - 3 pages - Educational studies

The target area is of a private physician's practice. The location for the practice is a known urban part of town. The location of the practice has both benefits and downfalls. Since the practice is located in a very busy and highly populated section of town, the practice is well known and has...

23 Mar 2009

Discussing and analyzing Restorative Justice: Victims' rights and the future

Thesis - 6 pages - Other law subjects

Restorative justice has become mainstream following the establishment of youth offender panels last year under the Youth Justice and Criminal Evidence Act 1999. It is no longer just another possible option available in some places at various points in the criminal justice process....

13 Jan 2014

Socio Economic Factors Influencing Delinquency

Case study - 7 pages - Educational studies

Contemporary delinquency theories can be deployed in supporting economic deprivation as a contributing factor in elucidating many crimes, though it is directly linked to property crimes like theft (Borraz & González, 2011). However, this does not imply that the cause-and-effect association...

07 Jul 2009

Prevention, treatment and punishment of youth gangs

Thesis - 10 pages - Social sciences

The prevalence of youth gangs is steadily increasing in the United States, with increased gang involvement and violence creating serious implications for both the adolescent population and communities as a whole. An article entitled “Childhood Risk Factors for Adolescent Gang...