Essays Tagged: "crimes"

Should Marijuana Be Legalized?

r the nation while others oppose because it will increase the number of drug users and drug related crimes.Marijuana is a drug that is illegal in the United States. This drug as you know is bad and ca ... eets and drug awareness programs.An increase in drug use will result in an increase in drug related crimes if drugs are legalized. Supporters of drug legalization believe that crime and violence would ...

(6 pages) 372 1 4.2 Nov/1996

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

The Pathological Jealousy of Iago

THE PATHOLOGICAL JEALOUSLY OF IAGOIago's crimes define pathological jealousy and a sheer desire for revenge. His actsare pre-meditated and ha ...

(3 pages) 134 0 4.8 Mar/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare

Juvenile Crime

which the United States is faced with is juvenile crime. The reason experts feel juvenile's commit crimes is because of risk factors when they were younger but experts still have not found the main r ... ctors when they were younger but experts still have not found the main reason why juvenile's commit crimes. Some risk factors associated with juvenile crime are poverty, repeated exposure to violence, ...

(2 pages) 429 2 4.4 Mar/1997

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Young offenders

YOUNG OFFENDERSThese days more and more young people are turning to crimes. These crimes are being committed by young offenders of all ages. The crimes they are committ ... oungsters committing more crime has increase by more then 50%. Young offenders are committing these crimes because the know that the punishment is real weak. If you ask me most young offenders think t ... ice.Youth court in Ontario is held at city hall. At youth court is so far behind because of all the crimes. Most youth have to wait a few months before actual going to court and by then the less serio ...

(3 pages) 91 0 3.3 Mar/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Gun Control

e the governmentbanned a handful of assault riffles when they are not even used for most gun relatedcrimes. The government also administered another law called the Bradey Law.The Bradey Law makes a fi ... s. So these gun control laws should bestopped. They should find other ways to deal with gun related crimes and violence.This country was founded on the people of the country owning guns toprotect what ...

(2 pages) 120 0 3.3 Jan/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

The Caning Punishment Issue

nd give some justice to the victims. There should be a defined level to the punishment and to which crimes it should be dealt. Establishing such laws should also take in to account the growing crime r ... to kill someone would be a reasonable level to introduce corporeal punishment. Men committing such crimes would normally be sent to jail. While not being free is bad, these men really lose nothing bu ...

(2 pages) 45 0 4.5 Jan/1997

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Debating the Death Penalty

se rights, but at what cost? There needs to be an equal punishment for those who have committed the crimes, but it is all too often an innocent person is put to death for a crime they did not commit.T ... an rights cannot be violated; and understand that the death penalty only deters a minimal amount of crimes.What makes the death penalty uncomfortable for so many Americans is that they believe that it ...

(3 pages) 210 0 4.8 Mar/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Gun Control?

inue to be debated for years to come. There are many different views of what causes crime. Some say crimes caused by guns and others say that it is the people behind the guns. In James Q. Wilson's ess ...

(2 pages) 184 3 1.8 Dec/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Gun Control in Canada

gistered guns, and if failing to do that, will manage to find even more dangerous methods to commit crimes. The Canadian Firearms Act presently known as Bill C-68, came into force on December 1,1998. ... are being smuggled illegally across the Canada/United States border into Canada. Other guns used in crimes are either stolen or illegal (unregistered). Statistics show that, "...nearly ninety percent ...

(6 pages) 107 0 3.4 Mar/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Legalization of Drugs

smith Center). In the absence of drug-prohibition laws, these activities would obviously stop being crimes. 'Selling drugs to children would continue to be criminal, and other evasions of government r ... stice costs noted above would be severed' (Lindsmith Center).Second, many illicit-drug users commit crimes such as robbery and burglary, as well as drug dealing, prostitution, and many others, to earn ...

(5 pages) 346 3 4.2 Nov/1996

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

A critical analysis of Lady Macbeth

ediately convinces and persuades Macbeth into following her plan. At the end of the play, after the crimes have been committed, Lady Macbeth shows weakness and guilt for her evil deeds.Lady Macbeth ex ...

(2 pages) 70 0 3.5 Apr/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Classification System in California's Prisons

gests that the policy of putting criminals into prison in order to get revenge against them for the crimes they have committed, is an economic waste and a serious danger to society. Allowing the relea ...

(6 pages) 358 4 4.0 Apr/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

The Death Penalty

servations it is logical to assume that murder, the taking of another'slife, is the most heinous of crimes. Undeniably, penalties imposed upon criminals should match thecrimes committed. Therefore, th ... yappeals process, all but few ultimately die, innocent or guilty. The above statistic applies to allcrimes, from theft to kidnaping. Should no one be punished because of shortcomings in the judicialsy ...

(2 pages) 130 0 3.4 Oct/1996

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


embers of the community, John has been isolated in a dark,dingy, dungeon. He is to be hung for his 'crimes' the very next morning. Thecourt officials send Elizabeth in to convince John to confess in w ...

(2 pages) 75 0 4.1 Dec/1996

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

Positive and Negative Advances in Biotechnology. Positive and Negative advances dealing with cloning,stem cell,genetic experimentation, and also "designer babys" are covered in this essay.

to find cures for diseases, to allow people to live longer with new medications, and also to solve crimes that may have been unsolved due to a lack in technology. Biotechnology has given humanity a g ... of crime solving and forensic work. Blood and other bodily fluids has been a great help in solving crimes which the offenders may believe is a "perfect crime," where they won't be caught. It has not ...

(5 pages) 279 0 3.0 Apr/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Genetics & Genome Projects

Forms of Imprisonment. This deals with the mind of criminals and how they phsyically are in a prison but also how normal indivduals with mental disorder are in a state of imprisonment.

mean: 1. A place for the confinement of persons in lawful detention, especially those convicted of crimes. 2. A place or condition of confinement or forcible restraint. 3. A state of imprisonment or ...

(3 pages) 188 5 4.7 Apr/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Violence in Society

more harm the gladiators inflicted the bigger hero he was, and the more respect he gained. All the crimes they committed were condoned, accepted and glorified.Today it seems like instead of gladiator ...

(3 pages) 148 1 4.8 Apr/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

1984 by George Orwell

ociety it is very much illegal. Within the novel, duringnewspeak, thought criminals spoke about the crimes they committed. The most popularcrime was engaging in sexual activities with a prostitute. No ...

(2 pages) 100 0 3.0 Mar/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Crime at Compiegne

Hundred Years' War in France's favor, forever ending England's dreams of hegemony over France. The crimes and eventual triumph of this most amazing young woman are better understood when applied to D ...

(3 pages) 37 0 4.0 May/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

The Stone Angel, an essay about anger and disappointment

ained my stubborn one...'. (p. 3) Hagar's stubborn personality is the stem of most of her anger and crimes. One of Hagar's first crimes was when her brother, Daniel, was dying. Hagar was unable to gra ...

(3 pages) 61 0 3.4 Mar/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature