Essays Tagged: "criminal offence"

Book Review of A Death In The Delta:The Story of Emmett Till by Stephen J.Whitfield

the rest of the United States ignored it. Lynching in the south was seen as check on society, not a criminal offence it helped keep 'those niggahs in order.' However, there was one lynching in the sum ... the rest of the United States ignored it. Lynching in the south was seen as check on society, not a criminal offence it helped keep 'those niggahs in order.' However, there was one lynching in the sum ...

(19 pages) 139 0 4.9 Mar/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Software Piracy, A Big Crime With Big Consequences

f the alarms and will hold the door open foryou as you walk inside and take anything you wish. This criminaloffence occurs every day on computer systems around the worldincluding the internet. This is ...

(8 pages) 212 0 3.5 Nov/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

THis essay is about American Prison Reform, the many changes, as well as both sides of the issue- DOes it need to be reformed? It also concludes and solves the issue.

"Once an individual has been convicted of a criminal offence the government has the right to administer a sanction." (Criminal Justice, p. 209) ... due to their qualifications, versus political favor. The other two factors were the development as criminal justice and corrections as a field of study, and more meticulous training for all correctio ... rison to be punished, as well as be rehabilitated to return to society. During incarceration if the criminal does not receive any aid, counseling, education, or training, upon his release he will be i ...

(8 pages) 423 2 5.0 Jan/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

Law- General Defences- Examining all the possible defences for some one charged with murder- Actus Reus and Mens Rea

cesThis is an assignment examining the general defences available to a person who is charged with a criminal offence. In this assignment I will establish to elements needed to be charged with a crimin ... with an offence. Also looking how the lack of these elements works as a defence to the charges of a criminal offence.Firstly we need to look at the elements that must be present for a person to be cha ...

(11 pages) 171 2 4.6 Feb/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

What improvements, if any, will there be to the present law on consent and on mistaken belief in consent in rape cases as a result of the Sexual Offences Bill 2003?

Under existing English Criminal law, a person cannot ordinarily be found guilty of a serious criminal offence unless two el ... finition of the offence charged. There is a presumption that it is an essential ingredient in every criminal offence, liable to be displaced either by the words of the statute or by the subject matter ... levied on him. Furthermore, the most dynamic concepts in rape charges are the most fundamentals of criminal law the mens reas and actus reus, the mistaken belief and the type of consent given.[Words: ...

(10 pages) 97 2 3.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Discuss the Inchoate Offence of Attempt

INTRODUCTIONThe Inchoate or incomplete offence of "Attempt" is not a crime by itself. It is only criminal in relation to a substantive criminal offence. There are two other main Inchoate offences, ... y. During this essay we shall discuss crimes of attempt which were subject to common law before the Criminal Attempts Act 1981(CAA), Ch. 47. This was a result, in part, of the Law Commission's Report ...

(10 pages) 50 0 3.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Graffiti and vandalism acts in our community, how to solve them.

e based a long way away, and never see the damage to complain about it.Vandalism and graffiti are a criminal offence under the Criminal Damage Act 1971. The penalty for vandalism and graffiti is a max ... o fix and clean up) Young people are often unaware of the cost of cleaning up graffiti or repairing criminal damage. They need to know that it is unacceptable and is taken seriously.Helping find other ...

(6 pages) 68 1 4.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Hate Crimes

According to the FBI, the definition of a hate crime is a "Criminal offence committed against a person or property which is motivated, in whole or by part, by ... "capable of lashing out" at anyone, regardless of race, color, gender or national origin since his criminal background shows that McCall has in fact been imprisoned before for crimes against men as w ...

(4 pages) 128 1 4.8 Jun/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Mandatory Sentencing

Australian Criminal Justice Assignment 2WHAT IS MEANT BY MANDATORY SENTENCINGStrictly speaking, mandatory sente ... ory sentencing refers to the practice of Parliament setting a fixed penalty for the commission of a criminal offence. On March 8 1997 the Northern Territory sentencing Act and the Juvenile Justice Act ... Property offences, which trigger mandatory sentencing provisions, are:Theft- regardless of the valueCriminal damageUnlawful use of a vessel, motor car, caravan or trailerReceiving after change of owne ...

(8 pages) 145 0 4.3 Jun/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

How can a criminal record affect your life?

What is a criminal record?A criminal record is a document that lists a person's criminal and penal convictions ... nd penal convictions pronounced by the courts of Canada in accordance with federal laws such as the Criminal Code of Canada. However, violating a traffic rule of the Quebec Highway Safety Code is not ... traffic rule of the Quebec Highway Safety Code is not a criminal offence and would not result in a criminal record. In fact, offences to provincial penal laws do not result in criminal records.How ca ...

(1 pages) 30 1 0.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

How can a criminal record affect your life?

How can a criminal record affect your life?What is a criminal record?A criminal record is a document that list ... nd penal convictions pronounced by the courts of Canada in accordance with federal laws such as the Criminal Code of Canada. However, violating a traffic rule of the Quebec Highway Safety Code is not ... traffic rule of the Quebec Highway Safety Code is not a criminal offence and would not result in a criminal record. In fact, offences to provincial penal laws do not result in criminal records.When y ...

(4 pages) 80 1 3.7 Dec/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Reporting Of Injuries, Diseases And Dangerous Occurrences Regulations 1995 (RIDDOR)

mpleted accident form must follow this within 10 days. Failure to carry out these requirements is a criminal offence and may lead to prosecution. There is a long list of reportable diseases injuries a ...

(4 pages) 30 0 0.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

In J.B Priestley's "An Inspector Calls", Who is responsible for the Death of Eva Smith?

play are actual punishable crimes, e.g. when Mr Birling sacks Eva he is not actually guilty of any criminal offence. This is known as a moral crime and is only reprimanded through conscience and guil ...

(7 pages) 16 0 0.0 May/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

"Throughout web of English criminal law one golden thread is always to be seen, that is a duty of the prosecution to prove the prisoner's guilt". Woolmington v. DPP (1935) Viscount Shanley.

e Constitution but is implict in the requirement of Art. 38.1 that 'no person shall be tried on any criminal charge save in due course of law'.In the Europenion Convention on Human Rights: 'everyone c ... is difficult if is not impossibleIn case O'Leary # where the plaintiff was convicted in the Special Criminal Court on 19 November 1987 of membership of an unlawful organisation, namely the IRA#, contr ...

(6 pages) 36 0 3.0 Feb/2007

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Marijuana Research Paper - Profitability and Other Reasons Why People Grow It and Will Continue To Grow It.

s, and both sides have valid points. Split down the middle, many people want marijuana possession decriminalized while an equal number want to keep it illegal. In recent years, eleven states have lega ... ck down the federal law that makes marijuana a crime. Nevertheless, even if possession and use is decriminalized, growing marijuana is still a criminal offence. In any case, while the debate over mari ...

(14 pages) 47 0 0.0 Mar/2007

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

Criminal law

inition of the particular crime. The principle of mens rea expresses that defendants should be hled criminally liable only for events or consequences which they intended or knowingly risked. Basically ... e three main states of mind which separately or together can constitute the necessary mens rea of a criminal offence, including Cunningham recklessness (subjective test), Caldwell recklessness (object ...

(8 pages) 69 1 3.2 Nov/2007

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Sexual Harassment

the harassers don't take it seriously and the penalty is light. Since it is a civil wrong and not a criminal offence, the harasser ends up paying under $5000 in compensation or a loss/relocation of th ...

(2 pages) 62 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Women's Studies

Euthanasia

ce in many countries. Quite a few people recently maintain that mercy killing should no longer be a criminal offense but a quiet and compassionate ending for despairing patients. The public should res ... kill another human being. In fact, euthanasia as an act that defies the order of nature, which is a criminal offence equal to murder, no matter what the circumstances are.Another important reason that ...

(2 pages) 588 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Euthenasia

Forced Drug Testing

een established to monitor and document illicit drug and alcohol use amongst defendants and accused criminals.The Arrestee Drug Abuse Monitoring (ADAM) program was established in 2001 and tests arrest ... nd tests arrestees in thirty-five cities for recent use of illicit drugs. (America?s Courts and the Criminal Justice System).Powers in the Drug Bill to compulsorily test offenders for illicit drugs at ...

(2 pages) 41 0 3.0 Feb/2008

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

Age as a Criminal Defense

when it comes to culpability much like the Supreme Court ruling involving the death penalty.Age of criminal responsibilityThe debate over what is the appropriate age to make children liable for their ... ibility should be lowered, since children seem to have a better understanding of what constitutes a criminal offence and the consequences from their actions. Nevertheless our Justice System must consi ...

(8 pages) 81 0 4.0 May/2008

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law