The use of capital punishment is believed to deter future acts of crimes and deter the
number of people who commit these crimes. Many years ago, capital punishment was
almost used for anything such as stealing, murder, rape and even disrespect toward a
This week we studied Islamic Law, which as you know falls under the
Religious/Philosophical Legal Tradition. Islam is also referred to as one of three
Abrahamic faiths, the other two being Judaism and Christianity.
All three of these religions share the c
This week we looked at Russia and China. Once both countries were classified as
Communist countries, however today, of the two, only China is still practicing or ruled by
In Russia, or the Soviet Union, (1) Vladimir Lenin along with (2) Le
After reading the assignment for this week on South Africa & Japan and in no less than
500 words total give an overview of each country's police or law enforcement agencies.
Include the background, current police structure and any relevant in
Professor Herbert Packer of Stanford University constructed two crime models, the Crime
Control Model and the Due Process Model. He did this to represent what he viewed as two
competing systems of values operating within the criminal justice system.
The principle of a Civil Law System is one where the judiciary must follow a certain set of laws
or codes and is sometimes referred to as the neo-Roman or Romano-Germanic law system or
model. France, Mexico and many Latin American countries still adhere t