Essays Tagged: "Robbery"

Capital Punishment, Should it be used as a way of disciplining criminals?

t. These laws were the Code of Hammurabi. Some of thepunishable crimes mentioned included adultery, robbery witchcraft, andmurder. During the Middle Ages, the Church assumed the responsibility ofadmin ...

(4 pages) 123 2 3.5 Jan/1996

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

Public Enemy Number One---John Dillinger

33 and 1934. Although participating in the United States Navy for a short time, Dillinger turned to robbery where he got started.John Herbert Dillinger, the son of John and Mollie Dillinger, was born ...

(7 pages) 63 0 1.7 Jan/1997

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Cases

Helping Your Kids Become Good Cyber Citizens By Example - a discussion on the prevention of software piracy through leadership in the home

a parent, sitting in a car with his kid in front of a Tom Thumb convenience store and telling him, "Robbery is a bad thing. Robbery will get you in trouble, maybe even land you in jail."Then, having p ...

(4 pages) 107 0 2.2 Sep/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

Reverse Racism In America by Dan Heffron, a short 6 page essay describing reverse racism in America Today. Gives examples and references.

o be somehow more reprehensible. The press and public have become so used to tales of murder, rape, robbery and arson, that any but the most spectacular crimes are shrugged off as part of the inevitab ...

(7 pages) 512 5 3.9 Oct/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights

TITLE- KING CREOLE Essay looks at the way that music was used in the popular Elvis film 'King Creole', and how popular music guides the film helping to define the characters within the story.

to help them rob a five and dime store by singing in order to create a diversion. It is during this robbery that he meets Nellie (Dolores Hart). Danny tries the whole film to get away from his mistake ...

(3 pages) 44 0 3.0 Oct/2002

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Genre Study


making laws, you must first decide if the act is criminal or not. For example, we know that murder, robbery, and rape are morally wrong, but we still must have laws against these acts to try and keep ...

(4 pages) 236 1 2.0 Oct/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

The Sacco and Vanzetti Case

aseThe trial of Nicola Sacco and Bartolomeo Vanzetti for the Braintree, Massachusetts, shoe factory robbery and murders is the most politically charged murder case in the history of America.On April 1 ... as anarchists. Their trial latest roughly six weeks and the jury found Sacco and Vanzetti guilty of robbery and murder on July 14,1921. In an attempt to gain a new trial, their defense made many appea ...

(2 pages) 62 0 4.6 Nov/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers

Juvenile Delinquency

y. A youngster can be labeled a "delinquent" for breaking any one of a number of laws, ranging from robbery to running away from home. But, an action for which a youth may be declared a "delinquent" i ...

(4 pages) 200 1 1.5 Nov/2002

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

Deviance and social control.

of success but uses illegal means to achieve it. People in this response will probably use drugs or robbery to become successful. Innovation is the most common for of response. 2) Ritualism - the indi ...

(4 pages) 453 2 3.5 Nov/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Under Jolly Roger This is about early American piracy.

the word pirate simply means one who robs or plunders on the sea. Now piracy is only a term for sea-robbery, piracy being a robbery committed within the jurisdiction of the Admiralty. But there are se ...

(7 pages) 56 0 4.0 Dec/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Capital Punishment On Crimes Other Than Murder

to take or in other words affect a part of the life of a person or a group of people, for example, robbery, hitting a wife or anybody badly, drugs, etc... All of these crimes are not taking the life ...

(2 pages) 91 0 3.4 Jan/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Human Rights

Captain William Kidd leading up to his trial for piracy.

The High Courts of England define piracy as "acts of robbery and violence upon the sea, which if committed on land, would be a felony. Pirates hold no co ... o deemed the murder of crewman William Moore (whom he bludgeoned to death with an iron bucket), the robbery and piracy of the Quedah Merchant, and the robbery of four other vessels as piracy . The evi ...

(3 pages) 25 0 3.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Rogerian argument as to why we as U.S. citizens need better clarification of the probable cause definition surrounding search and seizure laws.

t is not probable cause (Aguilar v. Texas, and Spanelli v. United States). Because there had been a robbery in the next town approximately three hours prior to me being seen by my neighbor carrying my ... ion of the probable cause issue surrounding search and seizure.The police claim was, because of the robbery, coupled with the fact that my neighbor called them, (as a witness) that I carried a shotgun ...

(4 pages) 165 2 4.0 May/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government


any affects on 15th century Europe; some positive, but also some were negative.Piracy is an illegal robbery committed on a ship at sea; it is very hard to tell the difference between a pirate and a pr ... will only attack vessels of an enemy country. A pirate will attack ships of all nations. "Piracy is robbery committed or attempted on the high seas. It is distinguished from privateering in that the p ...

(8 pages) 64 1 4.2 May/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

"The clockwork orange".

whose main interests in the beginning of the book are committing acts of violence, such as rape and robbery, and listening to classical music, such as Beethoven and Mozart. Later the book makes the po ...

(2 pages) 66 0 3.5 Aug/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Grimm Brothers "The Master-Thief", analysis.

The Grimm Brother's Tale of ThieveryA long lost son, a deadly bet, robbery, attempted murder, and much deception all contribute to the allure of the Grimm Brother's fo ...

(4 pages) 29 0 3.5 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

This is a response essay to Linda M. Hasselstrom' essay, "Why One Peaceful Woman Carries a Pistol."

Hasselstrom's life style choices increased her risk for being a victim to crimes of assault, rape, robbery, and murder.During a ten-year period, Hasselstrom experienced several "close call" perpetrat ...

(4 pages) 59 0 5.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Explains the controversial issues of Gay Marriage. Information is from the websites of Center of California Families (CCF), Marriage Equality of California (MECA), and

n Americans were not equal Caucasians. Those against gay marriage argue that same-sex marriage is a robbery of traditional marriage. President Bush had once said, "Our nation must defend the sanctity ...

(2 pages) 222 0 3.3 Feb/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Homosexuality

Representation of Ned Kelly in Texts

y in their representations of the truth surrounding the events at Stringybark Creek, the Jerilderie robbery and Glenrowan. Ned Kelly and Sister Kate position the responder to sympathize with Ned Kelly ... re witness to the selective telling of Bedford in her complete absence to comment on the Jerilderie robbery. By leaving out such a main part in the story of Ned Kelly, we are not placed in a position ...

(7 pages) 24 0 5.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Sacco and Vanzetti Case.

d charged them with the crime.The case came up for trial on May 31, 1921. At first, this murder and robbery generated only local interest, but soon the case attracted wider attention due to the politi ...

(2 pages) 35 0 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Cases