Crime laws

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  • Crime Against Law And Crime

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    Crime Against Law Have you ever pondered why individuals crave the fear and adrenaline in committing a crime? Or how individuals get so frightened by the thought of crime? As I came across multiple quotes this is the one that stuck out the most: “The world is filled with violence. Because criminals carry guns, we decent law-abiding citizens should also have guns. Otherwise they will win and the decent people will lose.” -James Earl Jones. Most individuals who do not have a steady home life

  • Crime : The Impact Of Gun Laws On Crime

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    of gun laws on crime Murder, a crime which has been illegal in nearly all societies throughout the history of man including the U.S has immensely lucid laws written against it. This law prevents many people from committing murder, however mass shootings still occur despite this law. Why would more laws preventing such crimes stop them? Whenever there is news of a mass shooting or shooting incident, gun laws are always the first thing to be blamed by the media. Saying increasing gun laws and banning

  • Laws on Computer Crimes

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    Laws on computer crimes The Computer Fraud and Abuse Act of 1986 This law is the most fundamental laws in computer crimes. It was designed to provide protection against computer based crimes. The increase in computer crimes led to the establishment and passing of this law. The law specifically addresses any unauthorized access and the use of computer networks or computers (W. C. Easttom & Taylor, 2011). Passing this law ensured that anyone accessing classified information held within a computer

  • Crime In Law Enforcement

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    incarcerated. I want to be in law enforcement because I have seen how crime can have a negative impact on communities. Growing up in a St. Petersburg, Florida, I have seen how drug dealers and crime harmed communities, and affected families. I believe that receiving my Bachelors of Science degree in Interdisciplinary Studies will equip me with the tools that I need to be a successful law enforcement officer. Although, there are many negatives that surround the current state of law enforcement, I am optimistic

  • Juvenile Crime Law Is A Subcategory Of Juvenile Law

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    Juvenile Crime Law is a subcategory of Juvenile Law. Although a type of criminal law, juvenile crime law only deals with under-age individuals, who are treated very differently than adults in criminal law, and usually have their own courts of law (Juvenile Criminal Law, n.d.). When it comes to crime, kids usually go through a different process than adults. But they still have to face consequences ("Juvenile Crimes & Juvenile Justice -," n.d.). Juvenile Criminal Law is a relevant issue in

  • Arguments For Hate Crime Laws

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    With all things considered, if I were a judge and ultimately had to rule on the constitutionality of hate crime laws, I would most likely rule in favor of them. However, I would definitely hold some of the arguments for hate crime laws in a much higher regard than some of the others made. As we have read in the book, there are quite a couple of different arguments for the creation of hate crime laws. These arguments typically fall under the broad categories of retribution, symbolic effect and deterrence

  • Hate Crimes Laws And Hate Crime

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    Hate Crimes What is a hate crime? Although the definition can vary based on what groups are included (Cogan, 2006, p. 174) the simplest definition would be, violence against a person or group of people based on their gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation, religion, race or disability (Burgess, Regehr, & Roberts, 2013). Hate Crimes do not just effect the victim but also the community. Those who become victims of hate crime are not chosen at random, it is because of the group they identify with or

  • Gun Laws Related To Crime

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    which certain guns move from their original purchase to crime scenes in Boston. They found that more than half of the guns used in assaults and twenty eight percent of the rest of the guns were purchased from a licenced dealer. This has become a major issue. With the weak gun control that is currently issued in certain states, more and more people have access to guns. And when people have better access to guns, crime rates skyrocket. State laws relating to gun control vary from being strict and uptight

  • Laws Against Hate Crimes

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    Hate crimes are a violation of human rights and go against many laws.Additionally, “Upon sentencing for an offense, the provisions of Section 718.2 of the Criminal Code call for an increased sentence when hate is determined to be an aggravating circumstance” (R.S.C., 1985, c. C-46). To stop the progression of hatred and stop others from being mistreated hate crimes must be reported to the authorities. The law enforcement agency must know about any violence or hatred of homosexuality and bullying

  • Crime Is The Act Of Breaking A Law

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    What is crime? Crime is the act of breaking a law that leads to a punishment. There are three sets of laws. There is the federal statute, state government, and the third set that is commonly referred to as the municipal ordinances. The act of breaking any law in any of these sets is considered a crime because each would have its own punishment that can range from community service hours to incarceration in jail. (FreeAdvise Staff). Many people question why crimes are committed and many others provide