Essays Tagged: "House arrest"

Galileo vs Darwin

Darwin's sucess compared to Galileo's faliures"Whereas Galileo spent his last days under house arrest and was formally condemned by the Church for his scientific views, the elder Darwin was ... hind the scenes and continue his work to improve his theories. Darwin spent most of his time in his house outside of London furthering his research and remaining in contact with the efforts to popular ...

(7 pages) 118 0 3.5 Mar/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Charles Darwin

Alternatives to Incarceration.This paper is about options available for offenders that do not require jail or prison terms.Raises the question of cost effectiveness.

the offender would be in violation and sent to jail or prison.Another commonly used alternative is house arrest and confinement. This sanction restricts an individual to his or her residence for spec ... This sanction restricts an individual to his or her residence for specific periods of time; in most house arrest programs offenders are allowed to leave their homes only for employment, medical needs, ...

(3 pages) 360 2 3.5 Sep/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

This is a essay/oral presentation on Gallileo Gallile

nova"1613 Discovered that the earth and planets revolve around the sunStarted Losing SightPut under house arrest for disobaying church for the second time due to the inquisition.Died 1642Most importan ... he stated it to be purely mathimatical proposition, he did not treat it like this and was put under house. So therefor they did have a great deal of interaction.5 Questions i would ask himQ1: Do you b ...

(2 pages) 50 1 2.4 Sep/2002

Subjects: Science Essays

Justice - This is a short essay written to question justice in modern day society.

allegedly street racing struck a woman in the street and killing her. Their sentence was 18 months house arrest.There was also a story about the Air India bombing in 1985 that killed 329 people and l ...

(2 pages) 96 0 3.6 Mar/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, a Burmese peace activist.

ife to bringing democracy to Burma through peaceful protests and, unfortunately, being jailed under house arrest for a seemingly unlimited number of years.Born in Rangoon, Burma, on June 19, 1949, she ... ely, was one year after her husband's natural death--she never saw him from 1990 on). Free from the house-arrest imprisonment, she attempted to leave the capital to hold political talks with people fr ...

(4 pages) 35 0 4.5 May/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

Galileo:Scientist, Scholar, Rebel. Portrays life for Galileo during the 17th century and the struggles he overcame to prove his theories about the Earth revolving around the Sun.

d, more important, backed up by experiments and the use of the telescope, he was still sentenced to house arrest for life.Galileo Galilei was born on February 15, 1564, in Pisa Italy.3 Galileo was bor ... everal weeks Galileo's trial came to an end, he was forced to recant his theories. His sentence was house arrest for the rest of his life. During the Seventeenth century it was likely for death to be ...

(7 pages) 96 0 3.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Methods for monitoring drug offenders

One such method is intense supervision, which involves frequent visits by the supervising agent, or house arrest and electronic monitoring, where the offender is, confined to a specific location usual ... tends in or out patient treatment for a certain period of time. According to the Drug Court Clearinghouse and the Technical Assistance Program (DCCTAP) who claim, "Incarceration alone does not break t ...

(2 pages) 89 0 3.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Juvenile Justice

in American history to be sentenced to life in prison, was recently released on the terms of 1-year house arrest and 10 years probation. After serving 3 years in the Okeechobee Juvenile Offenders Corr ...

(3 pages) 83 2 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Opinated Youth Offendera

ungsters convicted on homicide charges. In addition to his sentence, Brazill was given two years of house arrest and five years of probation afterwards.Palm Beach County Judge Richard Wennet sentenced ...

(2 pages) 360 0 0.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

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

serving for a misdemeanor and would not grant him leniency. the misdemeanor he was currently under house arrest for was for robbery and assault with a weapon. As the document said the judge re arrang ... and assault with a weapon. As the document said the judge re arranged his sentence to now serve the house arrest violation. Richard Hernandez could not get a lighter sentence because eh was in the mid ...

(2 pages) 460 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Natural Selection

y people criticized Darwin during this time but it was not something new. Galileo was placed under house arrest for his heliocentric theory. Many members of the church criticized Darwin's theory and ...

(2 pages) 66 0 0.0 Jan/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

The Prince by Niccolo Machiavelli

orence. As Niccolo Machiavelli was part of the outgoing republican administration, he was put under house arrest. A year later he was tried for treason and sentenced to exile for life. In his exile, M ...

(7 pages) 51 0 3.0 Dec/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Fwemale Stereotypes

r see a Tupperware commercial with men asking how much it holds, or how big they are, in the movie "House Arrest", the children's mother is an organizing freak. She puts labels on the lunch sandwiches ...

(2 pages) 17 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Human Rights in China

olled. Communist Party members that were thought to be sympathizing with the protesters were put on house arrest. Since becoming a communist country, China has been having many problems with human rig ...

(6 pages) 48 0 5.0 Mar/2009

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Human Rights

Voyeurism in Disturbia: A Complicated Perception

nt and finds trivial amusements in their everyday lives.” (Gearing). Since he is already under house arrest and secluded, he continues to put himself further into isolation by being a voyeur. He ... h a high degree for spying on his neighbours in order to be ‘productive’ in his months of house arrest: “What’s a bored teenager to do? Using some second hand surveillance equipmen ...

(4 pages) 1928 0 1.0 Dec/2009

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

This is an argumentative essay on the best sentencing for alcohol offenders.

The Best Sentence for Alcohol Offenders�ABSTRAC TThis paper will argue the fact that house arrest is the best option for alcohol offenders. It will prove through research that most alco ... ffenders sentenced to SCRAMx were less likely to abuse alcohol once released. It will also show how house arrest saves the state money by making the offender pay a fixed rate for their time served on ...

(6 pages) 0 0 0.0 Feb/2013

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues