April 14, 2016
Assignment # 6
1. What are the penalties for rape in Virginia? Make sure that you accurately and completely cite your
resources. Are these penalties adequate, or should they be more or less severe?
Rape in Virg
CRIM 410 - Criminal Investigations
Final Exam Study Guide Spring 2017
Chapter 9 Death Investigation
Modes of Death
Natural, Maturation process old age or natual deseases that cause death
Accidental, environments contribute to death.
Suicide, taking own li
Talmud: In the 5th Century CE, the Jerusalem Talmud was written. In the 7th Century CE, the Babylonian
Talmud was written. These are written commentaries on the Torah, but not completed. This openness
allows debate to continue within the traditi
*Maliki School: Islamic Schools of Thought (Sunni). Consider customary practice, public good, and
reasoning by analogy. Dominant in North Africa
*Hanbali School: Islamic Schools of Thought (Sunni). Most conservative. Most Orthodox form of Islam.
Islamic Law: Islamic law is the most widely practiced religious law. Approximately 30 countries use
Islamic law as part of their legal system. Main countries are Saudi Arabia, Iran and Maldives.
Sharia: It means the way, or path, to follow. The fi
Talmudic law has changed dramatically over the centuries. Discuss the disappearance of criminal law,
the impact of the diaspora, and the influence of the different branches (orthodox, conservative, and
reformed) on the direction of Ta
Thomas Hobbes (Leviathan): no knowledge of the face of the earth; no account of time; no arts; no
letters; no society; and which is worst of all, continual fear, and danger of violent death; and the life of
man, solitary, poor, nasty, brutish, and
Chthonic: Chthonic is a word used by Edward Goldsmith to describe a society that lives in close harmony
with the earth. These societies are referred to as indigenous, native, or aboriginal. This can also be
referred to as tribal law. A legal sys
Ottoman Empire: Centered in Turkey between 1301-1922. Scholars in charge of law justified the changes
as needed to protect Islam and to strengthen the state.
Mixed systems: In most countries where Islamic law is used, it is part of a mixed system.
Running Head: PRE-TRIAL PROCEDURES
What sources of legal services are available for the indigent? Which is the most widely
used? Which provides the best service?
The practice of lawyers representing indigents has been in practice si
February 18, 2016
Apple To Fight to Hack San Bernardino Shooters Phone
A current story in the new is Apple fighting a magistrates order to break into an encrypted phone
belonging to one of the shooters in the San Bernardino t
April 27, 2016
Assignment # 7
1. List and describe the most significant items you may have learned from this course? Please elaborate
- Coming from a law enforcement background and being near the end of my degree program I have
April 29, 2016
Assignment # 4
An investigator may have evidence and a suspect in the case but officers/investigators have to be
sure they have enough evidence to prove probable cause to have that suspect arrested. When officers
I do believe that illegally obtained evidence does handicap the police from doing their job. The
fourth amendment brings up a debate between peoples individual liberties and the rights of
society. The fourth amendment protect citizens from unreasonable se
Assignment # 5
1. What is your definition of homicide?
The unlawful killing of one person by another
2. What is the primary basic requirement(s) in a homicide investigation?
The initial investigation of a homicide is basicall
50 Questions for finals 5 extra credit
1. Evidence collection process begin at scene and continued to medical examiner,
Blood / body fluids
Hairs / fibers/ trace
Fingernail clippings or scra