Essays Tagged: "armed robbery"

Prison sentences...are they fair?

ice system has to stick to their guns when it comes to prison terms. If some person is charged with armed robbery and sentenced to 15 years in prison, why should they be released in five years or less ...

(2 pages) 106 0 3.4 Nov/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

This essay is a biography of Charles Manson. In Freudian terms, it explains the way his mind worked. This essay was made for psychology 41 (Life Span).

grandmother or his aunt. When Kathleen and her brother were both sentenced to the penitentiary for armed robbery, Charlie got sent off to live with his aunt and uncle in McMechen, West Virginia. The ... at Boys Town. A few days after his arrival, thirteen-year-old Charlie and another kid committed two armed robberies. A few more episodes like that landed Charlie in the Indiana School for Boys for thr ...

(8 pages) 285 2 3.7 Jul/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Psychological Theories & Authors

Capital Punishment

ulted fromconvictions for murder. The death penalty has also been imposedfor such serious crimes as armed robbery, kidnapping, rape, andtreason. There is a lot of conflict between people about whether ... penalty to murder and to other specifiedcrimes that result in a person's death. These crimes includearmed robbery, hijacking, and kidnapping.Many countries, including most European and Latin-Americann ...

(8 pages) 147 0 5.0 Nov/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues > Death Penalty

Law Enforcement Explorer.

er, sirens loud enough to wake up the next town. One can see two police officers run down a fleeing armed robbery suspect. Is this another episode of COPS? No, those two officers that just chased down ...

(9 pages) 180 1 5.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community > Children and Youngsters

Crime and Punishment.

the same as our felony crimes that make up all of the majorcrimes. These crimes consist of: Murder, armed robbery, burglary,larceny, rape, and assaults on the police. The next called categoryis called ...

(3 pages) 82 0 4.3 Sep/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Illegal Drug Use Contributes to an Increase in Crime and Violence.

g to obtain these drugs. This often results in the abuser committing law infractions such as theft, armed robbery, or even murder in order to obtain the cash they need to purchase drugs.Drug use also ...

(2 pages) 61 0 0.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

Victorian POLICE

even if they are reported or just detected. Theses are the few they go against:MurderSexual assaultArmed robberyPhysical assault and many moreThey use the communities help like the schools and the li ...

(1 pages) 18 0 5.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Evaluating the Research on Violent Video Games

event. When a horrible crime occurs, we want to know why. If it was related to drugs or gangs or an armed robbery, I think we find those sufficient reasons. We do not hate the crime less, but at least ...

(21 pages) 258 0 3.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

"A Lesson Before Dying" by Ernest J. Gaines - speech

y-one-year-old uneducated black field worker condemned to die after being innocently involved in an armed robbery and shooting.- Alcee Grope, the white storekeeper killed during the attempted robbery. ...

(4 pages) 39 1 3.5 Jul/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Debate On Alaska Oil

Is Artic Plunder Armed Robbery? The new Republican majority has brought the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge's (ARWR) ...

(16 pages) 44 0 3.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

A- 2559-99T2 State Of New Jersey V Richard Hernandez

w jersey. This case dealt with the defendant trying to get a sentence lowered pleading guilty to an armed robbery charge and an obstruction of justice. He has to serve 7 years of this sentence mandato ...

(2 pages) 468 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Captial Punishment

United States alone. The crimes that people commited to recieve this punishment were rape, murder, armed robbery, kidnaping, burglary, aggravated assult, and espionage (Morse, 136). Captial pu ...

(1 pages) 7 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > Central & Southamerican History

Capital Punishment

United States alone. The crimes that people commited to recieve this punishment were rape, murder, armed robbery, kidnaping, burglary, aggravated assult, and espionage (Morse, 136). Captial pu ...

(1 pages) 9 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > Central & Southamerican History

Prison Term Policy Recommendation

aders of the pros and cons associated with doubling the maximum prison term for anyone convicted of armed robbery. Furthermore detailing to the reader regarding the author's professional opinion on do ... er regarding the author's professional opinion on doubling the prison sentence for those who commit armed robbery with the threat of force, whether explicitly stated or implied. In further discussion ...

(6 pages) 125 0 1.0 Sep/2008

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Prison Term Policy

Legislature is coming together soon to vote on a bill that will double the maximum prison time for armed robbery convictions. The reason for this paper is too help give different recommendations alon ... ill will entail and if we even need to "fix something that is not broke". If we first look at where armed robbery has come from and where it is today, then maybe we can look at other approaches that m ...

(6 pages) 73 0 5.0 Jan/2009

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Legal Studies Essay– Capital Punishment

known as capital crimes or capital offences. For a long time capital crimes, such as murder, rape, armed robbery, kidnapping and other serious crimes, have been punishable by death in many countries. ...

(7 pages) 18 0 0.0 May/2009

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Prison Term Policy Recommendation

The legal definition of armed robbery, according to The Free Dictionary by Farlex is "The taking of money or goods in the po ... nce, by force or intimidation." (Free Dictionary, 2009) This is not to be confused with larceny. An armed robbery is defined when a person is made to feel fear or harm and then has personal property s ... to thoroughly research whether a bill to double the maximum prison term for any person convicted of armed robbery will be an effective deterrent to future crimes. The data compiled will present the po ...

(6 pages) 42 0 0.0 Jul/2009

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Capitol Punishment This paper discusses John Kavenough book and how the death penalty should be illegal

urder convictions. However, the sentence of death has been imposed for other serious crimes such as armed robbery, kidnapping, rape, and treason.People disagree about whether capital punishment is mor ...

(8 pages) 15 0 5.0 Aug/2009

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Controlling Organized Crime

es, the criminal rackets, and the criminal political machine. Criminal gangs are mainly involved in armed robbery, kidnapping, and drug trafficking. They prey on helpless individuals like the elderly, ...

(5 pages) 92 0 3.0 Nov/2009

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Report of Downing Court (local, civil and district courts) and the Roles and Responsibilities in the Court System.

rous driving; assaults including sexual assaults; property offences; drug offences; fraud cases and armed robbery. However they do not deal with charges on murder, piracy or treason which is dealt wit ...

(8 pages) 20 0 0.0 Mar/2010

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law