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Based on the skills in Be Your Best, who owns the problem in the following scenario: Your child tells you she is worried about failing an important school test.
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Jerry is dying a slow, painful death
Probably the most notable thing I've learned in this class has been how criminals and offenders are filtered through the criminal justice system via "the Funnel Effect" (page 18). I've learned about each different aspect (offenses, arrests, prosecutions,
#14.2 Compare and contrast the benefits and criticisms of the modern juvenile justice system today.
Many aspects of the juvenile justice system mimic that of adult criminal justice system in the US. However, the current state of the juvenile justice cent
From reading that this study "was scheduled to last two weeks [but] ended in six days," (page 434), I think that it was very unlikely that the researchers derived any applicable data to their proposed experiment. Often times, a loss of control and an unfi
Essay Mod 6 - Intro CJ
#12.1 Provide a comprehensive discussion regarding the contributions of the Eighth Amendment to inmate rights.
The Eighth Ammendment, is in short, the one protecting citizens from "cruel and unusual punishment." But within correctio
#10.1 Compare and contrast determinate and indeterminate sentencing. What are the pros and cons of each? Which method of sentencing do you believe is more effective? Why?
Indeterminate sentences are prison terms that do not have a specific amount of time
Mod 5 discussion (intro CJ)
#In your opinion, how would the defendants have fared with a jury?
I would say that if this case whas brought before a jury, they would have been in favor of whatever heavier sentence (e.g. second degree murder) that would have
#9.1 List and discuss Neubauers five categories of activities that divide the prosecutors energies.
The work of the prosecutor has many elements. The political scientist, David Neubauer, has described the work of the prosecutor in th elements below.
1. Should the prosecutors in Rogers's case have dropped the charges earlier? Should the charges have been filed at all?
In this instance, the charges should never have been filed. Since "the district attorney's office and police use ankle-bracelet records
#6.1 List and fully discuss each of Wilsons three styles of policing. Which style do you think would be most effective and why? Which of the styles best fits your personality? Explain your answers and provide specific examples.
I do not think that police and law enforcement should try to circumvent the Fourth Amendment in attempt to search suspects. The search-and-seizure rules are in place to protect people's right to privacy and to provide a sense of individuality. This is out
#4.1 List and fully describe the various sources and types of law.
A constitution is a set of principles or established precedents according to which a state or other organization is acklowedged to be governed. In the U.S., the Co
Situations such as the OJ Simpson criminal and civil cases, where Simpson was acquitted in the former and convicted in the latter, do not make a mockery of the justice system. Instead, it shows how much of a fine line the threshold of guilt is, and that i
Web Research Assignment
Q: Conduct some web research on the history and implications of the Magna Carta. In a 300 word (minimum) essay, present at least two facts about it that were not discussed in your textbook and that you were not previously aware of,
List and describe the three components (parts) of the criminal justice system. In
addition, describe the nature of the relationship between local, state and federal
levels of criminal justice.
The criminal justice system consists of three parts: law enfor
1.1 List and describe the three components (parts) of the criminal justice system. In addition, describe the nature of the relationship between local, state and federal levels of criminal justice.
The criminal justice system consists of three parts: l