1. Describe the crime of arson. How is it similar to other forms of property crime,
and how is it distinct?
Defined by the UCR as "any willful or attempted malicious burning of a
structure, vehicle, aircraft, or property of another." Because arson differs
1. Explain how rational choice theory can be applied to white-collar crime.
Is a framework for understanding and often formally modeling social and economic
behavior. The basic premise of rational choice theory is that aggregate social behavior
1. Identify two historical events recognized by Davis and Gurr as contributing to
violence in the United States.
The Industrial Revolution and the great internal migration from
countryside to city which has produced widespread social dislocation.
Homicides in Texas Application
Angelo State University
Homicides In Texas Application
According to the Texas State laws, the Penal Code, and Chapter 5 of the
Fundamentals of Crim
6 On-line Assignment (Chapter 11) Clint Coles
1. Discuss the purpose of pretrial service programs. Pre trial programs include bail hearings, plea bargaining and predisposition treatment efforts. These are important because it resolves most cases be