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Introduction Australia has always had a rich and extensive history with drug use and smuggling than any other nation in the world. A huge population of Australia consumes drugs in the form of legal narcotics such as alcohol and prescribed drugs to the hard drugs like heroin and cocaine. During...

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The case of Roper verses Simmons was a crucial one in the United States of America especially regarding the interpretation of the 8th and 14th Amendments of the constitution. These two amendments prohibit a death penalty for offenders deemed to be below the age of 18 while committing a capital...

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Abstract Victimology is the study of victims and victimization. It is a distinct area of the criminal justice system, which has tended to focus only on criminals. The field began in the 1940s and initially focused on “blaming the victim.” There has been a paradigm shift in these theories. Many...

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The crack cocaine trade that dominated the late 1980s and early 1990s led society to misunderstanding the basics of the drug trade. As Freakonomics discusses, there was a belief that crack dealers were getting super rich, stockpiling massive weapons, and essentially running large criminal rings. In truth, crack dealers were...

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Corrections is a term that describes the punishment, treatment, and supervision of people who are convicted of delinquent and criminal offenses along with a variety of legal entities required for carrying this out (Krisberg, Marchionna, & Hartney, 2014, p.5). These days, corrections are believed to fulfill the need of the...

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After listening to Sarah Koenig’s podcast, of Serial, Sarah Koenig mentions the victim Hae Min Lee being murdered from approximately 2:15pm to 2:36pm as stated by investigations (Episode 5). It was interesting to know the timeframe of the murder was twenty one minutes. There are several explanations that discredit the...

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In Minnesota as well as in other places across the United States, the issue is often not about whether a crime has been committed or whether the defendant is guilty – it is usually a dispute about the rights of the victim and whether or not they contributed to the...

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There are a variety of theories utilized to explain criminal behavior, some of which focus on biological or genetic factors and others which are concentrated on social factors. Other theoretical frameworks combine these variables, such as biosocial theory. In the case of Lionel Tate as presented in the vignette, several...

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Distracted driving is not only irresponsible and reckless, but it is also very dangerous for not only the distracted driver and passengers within their car, but also for all others on the road at the same time as this individual. "In 2014, 3,179 people were killed, and 431,000 were injured...

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When a criminal offender is referred by the court system for treatment, often in the form of a combination of group and one-on-one psychotherapy and participation in a twelve-step program such as Alcoholics Anonymous, there are several things to expect. First, the probation or parole officer who is responsible for...

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Hellmann and Memon (2016) explores the biases based on eyewitnesses' memory and how it influences sentencing decisions. The article examines how people explain their own and others’ behavior, and what they use to make casual ascription in the event of a crime. It also looks into the relationship between attribution...

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Teenagers today have more freedom than ever. With freedom comes choice. Choosing not to take drugs might be the most important choice a teenager today can make. So, why does anyone choose to use drugs? Often drug use is a slippery slope. Very few people start taking a “hard” drug...

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On September 6, 2017, South Strand News, a community newspaper in South Carolina, reported on the case of an elementary school principal who was charged with child neglect. According to the article, Kimberly Lynn Means-Nesmith, the principal of Brown’s Ferry Elementary School, was charged with “unlawful neglect of a child...

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Until 2011 Seal Beach shooting, the California State University Fullerton massacre had remained the worst mass murder in the United States of America. By shooting with a semi-automatic firearm, the incidence caused the death of seven people while two others sustained injuries inside the California State University library on 12th...

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One of the saddest and most notorious crimes in recent history involved the murder of five young children by their mother, Andrea Yates. On June 20, 2001, Yates drowned her five children in the bathtub of her Houston, Texas home. Her children ranged in age from six months to seven...

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Security is essential in the e-commerce environment. Customers need to know that their personal information is safe from being intercepted by a third party. If they do not have confidence in the site, they will not be as likely to visit the site, let alone make a purchase. Loses sustained...

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Crime mapping has proven itself to be one of the most important innovations in criminal justice over the last couple of decades. It is a process by which departments can predict criminal activity by using technology and by pinpointing where past crimes have taken place. While this does offer many...

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I. Thesis The mere mention of the Holocaust creates a very visual image of what the epitome of evil looks like. What has long been assumed to be a result of Hitler’s long-term plan to rid the world of the Jews has in fact turned into a debate as to...

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A criminal justice professional must maintain high levels of integrity at all times; to do anything less could result in issues in that could compromise the individual’s credibility, creating undesired professional pitfalls for the individual and even for others around them. By working to review some of the issues that...

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Introduction Determining how an individual died is an important attribute for both the individual’s family and authorities. In determining how an individual died, there are four different classifications: natural death, accidental death, suicide, and homicide. Death investigations are often complex, and explore both individualistic and environmental factors present at the...

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When one thinks of the largest amounts of government spending, they usually think of the big-ticket items, such as Social Security, the military, education and social services. But one aspect that is often forgotten about is the correctional system. According to a 2008 study on the Pew Center of the...

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Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) is a serious crime that affects millions of people around the world.  IPV is characterized as any type of physical, sexual, or psychological damage by a current or past significant other, spouse, a parent, or sibling onto a victim. Although the violence often takes place in...

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In this paper I will briefly discuss the notion of strict liability, including its application in both tort law and criminal law. ‘Strict liability’ is a common term and practice used in not only tort law but also in criminal law. According to Samaha, it usually prevails where one party,...

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The Standardized Field Sobriety Test (SFST) or Field Sobriety Test (FST) is a group of three physical activities that a law enforcement officer can administer at the scene when a driver is stopped for possible Driving While Intoxicated, DWI (or in some states Driving Under the Influence, DUI). These tests...

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The bloodstain pattern analysis provides a robust tool for crime scenes investigations. It helps gain an understanding of the dynamics of dispute by showing the blood behavior when exiting the body and reacting when it comes into contact with a surface. This experiment will aim at determining the definite point...

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