Essays Tagged: "Criminal record"

The Outsiders - summary

onyboy's rescue are Johnny, a sensitive sixteen-year-old; Dally, a hardened street hood with a long criminal record; Steve, Sodapop's best friend; and Two-Bit, the oldest and funniest group member.The ...

(4 pages) 43 0 4.0 Feb/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Effects of alcohol

alcohol.htm). Alcohol tends to make a person feel very aggressive, which can lead to violence and a criminal record. More than 70 % of attacks and violent deaths are committed or experienced by people ...

(3 pages) 174 0 3.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs

Why do people need to know what decisions have been made about them and how can individuals get access to that information?

ing into the country or traveling (passport, work visa etc)Applying for work (Australian residency, criminal record etc)Police reports (criminal records)The freedom of information Act 1982 (Cth) and t ...

(2 pages) 38 0 3.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Case study:The Making of a Bad cop

recruitment is not rigorous enough. It only requires age limitation, high school graduation, and no criminal record. Then, candidates have a chance to get into the screening process. There are the usu ... too short. The rookies learn so many things before they go into six-month "probation", such as: the criminal laws they have sworn to enforce, the assimilation of the rules of evidence, the methods of ...

(7 pages) 60 0 5.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

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

Weed project on, discriminalizing it, there is no other project liek this on this site, pretty helpfull

Marijuana1 The Difference between if we Legalize it and decriminalize it are that , if we legalize it then adults and kids could just go out side and smoke ma ... adults and kids could just go out side and smoke marijuana as like they were cigarettes. Were as decriminalize is that you would still get into trouble if you had got found with marijuana you would j ... d still get into trouble if you had got found with marijuana you would just get a find instead of a criminal record, sort of like speeding.2For AgainstAmericans:four million regularly - use m ...

(1 pages) 17 0 3.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

'Having a high intelligence is not necessarily an advantage.' To what extent is this shown to be true in Flowers for Algernon and Good Will Hunting?

opposite. Will, an adult with a high intelligence, is constantly in trouble with the law and has a criminal record. On the other hand, there is Charlie. He is mentally retarded, therefore has very lo ...

(3 pages) 43 1 4.7 Jun/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Preventing Crime amongst Youth

ware of their existence and how to work them. The Canadian justice system is also far from perfect. Criminal trials are not always the best way to protect the public and prevent crime. Extrajudicial m ... public and prevent crime. Extrajudicial measures and sanctions serve as a great alternative to the criminal court and are overall a beneficial part of the Canadian justice system. It is especially tr ...

(3 pages) 24 0 0.0 Dec/2006

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

ID Cards should be introduced in New Zealand - speech

driver’s license or passport. One of the greatest benefits to this is that past offences and a criminal record can be stored on the card, so that repeated offenders can be easily prosecuted.New Z ... employers keep track of who they employ. Factors such as whether or not they’re of age, their criminal record, job history. All at the job applicant’s approval of course. As far as invasion ...

(3 pages) 681 0 4.0 Aug/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Persuasive Writing

Gun Control

llows the gun seller to do a background check on the buyer to make sure that he/she does not have a criminal record. A waiting period allows potential gun buyers to cool down after a domestic fight in ...

(1 pages) 9 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Ethical Decisions: Crimial Histories in Business

f them to provide a urine sample for drug testing and to sign a release allowing us to review their criminal history. I made certain that they understood it was a routine corporate screening policy fo ... esire to stay with his current employer. I graciously accepted his decision and never discussed the criminal charges with him. I'll never know whether our request caused him to retract his application ...

(3 pages) 7 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Human Resource Management

Cultural Context Essay: The Beat Generation

who has been in jail. But, Sal and his other beatnik friends do not seem to judge Dean on his past criminal record. “He was a young jail kid all hung-up on the wonderful possibilities of becomin ... lectual.”(p3) The common person thinks of jail as a place for societies uneducated sick-minded criminals.Dean and Sal go against the normal cultural by using women for sex instead of respecting a ...

(4 pages) 13 1 0.0 Jun/2009

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Alternative

--Social Stigma-- Question: Stigma Arises when others fail to meet with our normative expectations.

dly, there are flaws of the individual character such as being weak willed, treacherous or having a criminal record. Lastly there was what Goffman identified as "tribal stigma of race" which referred ...

(8 pages) 32 0 3.0 Nov/2009

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Ethical Issues in Management- Topic Harassment

ion to protect the company would be to make tests of the person being hired; such as a drug test or criminal record. To eliminate risks for the company such tests are important.Furthermore, when hirin ...

(4 pages) 44 0 0.0 Feb/2010

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

the right to bare arms

ently the only thing that will restrict a firearms dealer from selling to someone is if they have a criminal record or if they are mentally incompetent. The background check that is run to detect this ... nt. The background check that is run to detect this information is called an NICS, National Instant Criminal Background Check System. In 2012 sixteen million four hundred fifty-four thousand nine hund ...

(3 pages) 0 0 0.0 May/2013

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

DISCRIMINATION ON THE BASIS OF CRIMINAL RECORD

DISCRIMINATION ON THE BASIS OF CRIMINAL RECORDIntroductionDiscrimination on the grounds of disability, gender or race triggers stro ... and disgust in Australia today. An individual discriminated against in employment on the basis of a criminal record however, does not compel the same societal reactions. The Australian public is harsh ... not compel the same societal reactions. The Australian public is harsh on offenders, and whilst the criminal justice system espouses punishment goals of deterrence, retribution, rehabilitation and com ...

(17 pages) 3 0 0.0 Oct/2014

Subjects: Law & Government Essays