week 8 Criminology.docx - Adarrius Keaton Intro to Criminology Political Crimes Grantham University January 8 2019 Political Crimes Political crimes are

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Adarrius Keaton Intro to Criminology Political Crimes Grantham University January 8, 2019
Political Crimes Political crimes are crimes that an offender has committed against the state or any government system. Most of these crimes are committed by politicians or some sort of person that has ties with government officials or is a government official. In my essay, we will talk about treason, espionage, and terrorism which are some of the biggest political crimes in our world. These crimes are a major threat to society and we must take the necessary steps to stop these crimes. Treason is defined as levying war against your country or aiding and comforting another country who is enemies with your country (Jan.25. 1861.NY Times). For treason to be valid there must be two testimonies from two people that were part of the same treason or an open confession in court. The punishments that are held against you for treason is appropriate especially, if it is a high degree of treachery harsh sanctions are necessary. Some of those

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