M3 has a two-step scoring method that validates functional psychiatric comorbidity. It also includes a screening cut off
There are six main ethical theories in which each one have their own way of thinking and believing. One of the six, is called the natural law theory. The natural law theory explains that everything has a purpose and we should not interfere with the natural way of things per say. Also in this belief, there are things that are considered unnatural, which then gives us a large scale of what would be considered right, or wrong. The theory contains ideas in which there are morals and principles in which humans already contain, such as human nature. In looking at Aquinas's view of this theory, he believes there are four main ideas. The four being, human life, Human procreation, Human knowledge, and Human sociability. In each of these contains bad
The statement above said by Lord Bingham, from ‘The Rule of Law’ (2007) 66 (1) Cambridge Law Journal 67-85, p. 76. The statement references that the rule of law is not abided by if the state does not provide human protection. This statement can be looked upon, agreed and disagreed with after reviewing the two theories in the rule of law. This will be made possible, as I compare Joseph Raz’s formal theory and Lord Bingham’s Substantive Theory on the rule of law. But firstly, I will address what the Rule of Law is;
Ethics determine what is considered decent and acceptable behavior in society and it is a key aspect of life, whether it is at work, home, or in society. As bizarre as it seems, some things may not be illegal, but can be extremely unethical. Yet in the same sense what is unethical varies by the person. The purpose of this paper is to expound the differences between the three main ethical theories in criminal justice. While elaborating on how an agency can be improved when applying the correct theory to the problem.
Philosophies are logical studies of basic truths about values, knowledge, and ultimately, the world. China had three primary philosophies which were considered as religions: Legalism Confucianism, and Daoism. These 3 main philosophies shaped China’s government and history.
The criminal justice system is commonly defined as a system of law enforcement and correctional agencies that work together to affect the apprehension, prosecution, and control of criminal offenders. With society constantly changing and advances in technology, there have been crimes that have recently started to become more present, such as terrorism, white-collar crime, green crime, cyber-crime, and organized crime. Police have been relying on new advancement of technology to identify suspects and solve crimes. Steps have also been taken to help juveniles get the help that they need and ensure that juvenile offenders who repeat their crimes are properly punished. Social and personal issues have started to become more apparent as well. Diversity, police discretion, stress, fatigue, and the use force have all become hot topics within the system. As society and technology change the criminal justice system will continue to change with it to try to keep the system as fair and just as possible.
.There are many laws and themes shared between Exod. 20.19-23.33 and Exod. 34.10-26; I will highlight four of them. One of the first shared laws that is found within both collections is anti-idolatry. For example, the text states, “You shall not make any gods of silver, nor shall you make for yourselves any gods of god…” (Exod. 23.20). Likewise, the parallel passage states “You shall not make molten gods for yourselves” (Exod. 34.17). A second law featured within both collections is God’s ownership of the first-born. To explain, Exodus 22 states, “[Y]ou shall give Me the first born among your sons. You shall do the same with your cattle and your flocks…” (Exod. 22.28). Similarly, it is found within Exodus 34 that, “[E]very first issue of the
Charlie Hebdo, the French satirical magazine, has been a face of controversy since its establishment in 1969. It publicises opinions regarding highly provocative topics, these of which are often perceived as offensive due to focus on modern day taboos. On 7th January 2015, the publisher became the target of a ruthless terror attack at its offices in Paris. The suspects behind the incident were jihadists, Cherif and Said Kouachi. The brothers stormed into the building and executed 12 people, ranging from the caretaker of the premises, to the editor of the publication, Stephane Charbonnier. When the two were fleeing, witnesses who sought refuge on top of buildings nearby heard the brothers yelling, “We have
Egan (2014) clarify assesssments as counseling tools that are designed to draw out pertinent information about the client. Conversely, counselors mut consider all aspects or whole person using implicit or explicit observational skills to make an accurate provisional diagnosis. One counseling tool to use is a Mental Status Examination (MSE) to assess a client’s seven areas of functional areas, i.e. physical, intellectual, social-familial, workig, aesthetic, spritual, and emotional selves. The merit of using a MSE is that it provides the counselor a indirect but structured way to consciously think of elements within the MSE in an subjective manner. When counselors use these seven elements in either a objective and subjective manner they are essentially using a methology that can be applies across a spectrum of impairments without being biased. The foremost goal using an MSE to assess is to be able to identify abnormalites in a person’s cognitive abilities, memory capacity, distorted thought process, and patience overall neuropsycholgical status. The delta using the MSE is whether the assessor is in tune with their innate biases, prejudices, and cultrual diversity that would impede the counselor’s accurate assessment. Because MSE is an exemely subjective instructment there is an increase of potental for human error that has nothing to do with the intellectual functioning but more about simply reflecting a different cultrual
Most nations today follow one of two major legal traditions; Common law tradition or civil law tradition. The Common law is a body of law bases on custom and general principles embodied in case law which serve as precedent and is applied to situations not covered by statute. The common law traditions emerged in England during the middle ages and was applied within the British colonies across continents.
The jury system was introduced in Queensland in 1867 as part of the Queensland Constitution Act. Juries are used in indictable offences in criminal trials. They are mainly used in the District and Supreme Court if the accused pleads guilty. Juries are used to decide the guilt or innocence, of the accused person, based on the facts and evidence provided in court by the Prosecution and Defence Council.
Additionally, Frye assertion that revisions of the DSM (Diagnostic Statistical Manual), specifically DSM-III, DSM-III-R, and DSM-IV, have somehow contributed to the “looser” (Frye, 2015, p. 1) parameters of diagnostic criteria thereby increasing the prevalence or frequency of diagnoses. Once again, Frye generalizes the purpose of the DSM diagnostic criteria and fails to clarify that revision are a direct result of comprehensive investigation and examination of new or different findings within mental health.
The overall goal of a good theory is to be of assistance in helping one understand crime and how the criminal justice system works. Theories cover the making and the breaking of the law, and also criminal and deviant behavior. Furthermore individual theories may be either macro or micro, along with showing patterns of criminal activity along the way. Theories can also be used to guide policy making, and can be evaluated with a number of different circumstances including: clarity, scope, parsimony, testability, practical usefulness, and empirical validity
“…No matter how plain a women may be if truth and loyalty are stamped upon her face all will be attracted to her...” Anna Eleanor Roosevelt was born on October 11, 2014 in New York City, New York. She was the only the only daughter of Anna Hall and Elliot Roosevelt; she was the middle child in her trio of siblings. Her brothers were Elliot Roosevelt Jr. and Gracie Hall Roosevelt who were the oldest and youngest siblings respectively. The Roosevelt siblings encountered trauma at a young age. Their mother passed away when Eleanor was only eight years old and their father passed away shortly after, when Eleanor just turned
Rule of law in simplest terms means law rules, that is, law is supreme. The term “Rule of law‟ is derived from the French phrase “la principle de legalite” (the principle of legality) which means a government on principle of law and not of men. Rule of Law is a viable and dynamic concept and, like many other concepts, is not capable of any exact definition. It is used in contradistinction to rule of man. Sir Edward Coke, the Chief Justice in King James I‟s reign is said to be the originator of this principle. However, concrete shape was given to it by Professor A.V. Dicey, for the first time in his book “Law of the Constitution” (1885) in the form of three principles.