Speaking Points #1: CRJ 331
I. Introduction: Contextualizing Crime and Criminals
The criminal justice system now costs about $260 billion annually,
compared to roughly $36 billion in the early 1980s. More than 2.2 million
individuals are in jail or prison
1. What does it mean that crime has a social reality?
2. Compare and contrast the Individual Responsibility Perspective and the Social Reality
Perspective. Individual Responsibility Perspective- warmaking or war on crime mentality.
Social Reality Perspect
Speaking Points #2
XVII The Nature of Criminology
1. Origin of the term:
a. crimen: accusation, charge, or guilt
b. ology: the study of
2. Why Criminology?
a. The Rise of Criminology
1. Grew as a response to European disorder
2. The hope
Speaking Points #3: CRJ 331
I. Definitions of Crime and Delinquency
A. Introduction: Crime/delinquency can be defined as departures from some standard
but there are disagreements over just which standardsmoral, legal, scientific, social
should be used.
Eastern Kentucky University
April 27, 2016
Ive spent many hours thinking and reading about Hiromi Martins murder; reviewing Dr.
Curras assessment and the ISC report; reviewing the crime scene photos; and reviewing the
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