Dupont Morales M 1998 Constructing the case study in victimology Journal of

Dupont morales m 1998 constructing the case study in

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Dupont-Morales, M. (1998). Constructing the case study in victimology. Journal of Criminal Justice Education, 9 (2), 293-302. Retrieved from - com.bethelu.idm.oclc.org/docview/223360541?accountid=56725 934 SB1875 Sentencing - As enacted, enacts "Henry's Law," which requires that a person convicted for second degree murder resulting from unlawful distribution of Schedule I or II drug where victim is a minor be punished from within one range higher than the sentencing range otherwise appropriate for the person. - Amends TCA Section 39-13-210 and Title 40, Chapter 35 In the state of Tennessee, a law was enacted last year that was called Henry’s Law. Henry's Law was passed as a way to toughen up laws for convicted drug dealers. Henry Granju’s was the son of a Knoxville blogger and a Knox County, TN, employee. Henry passed away from a fatal overdose at the age of eighteen. Henry’s dealers were adults who were obtaining prescriptions and then distributing these drugs. Because of this new law, Tennessee will begin limiting a prescription for the first opioid prescription and limits this prescription to a five-day supply with daily dosage limits of 40 MME (WBIR, 2018). Exceptions to this law will be made for those people who are facing major surgical procedures, cancer and hospice treatment. There will also be exceptions to this law for those who are seeking treatment in certain licensed facilities. This law , in particular, deals with the sentencing of a person who was convicted of second degree murder resulting from the unlawful distribution of a Schedule I or Schedule II drug where the victim is a minor. This new law requires that the person who is convicted be punished within a range that is one level higher than the typical sentencing range for a person convicted of that crime. Former Governor Bill Haslam created an initiative called TN Together. This plan is a multi-faceted plan to fight the current opioid epidemic that is facing many states in our country. This place has three major areas of focus with prevention, treatment, and law enforcement (Etheridge, 2018). Henry’s Law requires that a person convicted of second-degree murder resulting from unlawful distribution of Schedule I or II drugs where the victim is a minor be punished from within one range higher than they would normally be charged. Henry's Law creates tougher laws for people convicted of second-degree murder by distributing drugs to minors. The TN Together plan also intends to provide every Tennessee state trooper with naloxone for the emergency treatment of opioid overdose. The Tennessee Municipal League states that the TN Together plan is a multi-faceted initiative with three areas of focus: prevention, treatment, and law enforcement. Haslam said the initiative will include legislation, executive actions, and task forces.
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