Essays Tagged: "Shoplifting"

3 Movie's Reviewed

ggressive start.'Choose life,' Renton insists in voice-over as store detectives chase after him for shoplifting. 'Choose a job. Choose a career. Choose a family. Choose a [beep] big television, choose ...

(3 pages) 146 2 3.0 Dec/1996

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

Shoplifting - negative aspects of, such as consequences, costs and personal guilt.

A common practice among some teenagers these days is shoplifting. Some people get caught and others don't. But most people don't realize all the effects ... ith parents and the person charged, with friends, and a lot of complications to the justice system. Shoplifting also affects people that the accused doesn't even know and causes a ripple affect for mo ... ct either; there are also adults and a select number of children who do as well.The consequences of shoplifting are very difficult to deal with for parents and also the shoplifter. Parents become disa ...

(2 pages) 160 2 3.7 May/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law


nologists want to know is how and what drives people to commit crime. This includes everything from shoplifting to mass murders. The offender knows it is wrong but commit's the crime anyway, even thou ...

(4 pages) 236 1 2.0 Oct/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

An opinion piece on California's Three Strikes law.

of possession of marijuana and a few petty thefts in 1983. Then, in 1995, he was convicted twice of shoplifting, usually a misdemeanor offence. Prosecutors cited his prior offences, and got his two mo ... questioning the ferocity of the punishment. Life in prison for three charges of auto theft or even shoplifting? It doesn't seem like the question alone makes sense. How can one knowingly give the sam ...

(4 pages) 128 2 4.3 Oct/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

A Movie Review of The Snoflake Crusade

orld-renowned scientist, he is totally different and unique, like a snowflake. The crusade included shoplifting, getting incredibly wasted, changing Debtcom's motto from "Creating Pride Through Fiscal ...

(1 pages) 14 0 2.0 Apr/2004

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

Dont ask; my english teacher assigned us to write this and i called it MY ITHAKA since that was the name of the project

newest client, Laura Stanger, the president of the Jared Company, who is currently being tried for shoplifting at Macy's, a department store in Fair Oaks Mall, Virginia. The manager of Macy's says th ...

(6 pages) 65 1 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing


person who steals articles from a store during shopping hours." Despite new technologies to prevent shoplifting, this crime is still being committed. It is a frustrating situation to deal with for any ... his crime is still being committed. It is a frustrating situation to deal with for any store owner. Shoplifting happens everywhere, from rural areas, inner cities, even mini-stores and gas stations (M ...

(7 pages) 118 0 4.3 May/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Description and Objective of a Juvenile Court

ring the trial. The defendants in a teen court are between 13 and 17. They usually are arrested for shoplifting using tobacco, alcohol or drugs and for some other assault.The objective of the teen cou ...

(1 pages) 42 0 4.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

The Purle Gang

en two Hastings Street shopkeepers. Both of the men's shops had been the targets of the youngster's shoplifting and vandalism. One day in disgust, one of the shopkeepers exclaimed, "these boys are not ...

(3 pages) 583 0 5.0 Feb/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Cencor Ship

around. I do not believe that the musicians I listen to are trying to promote drugs, sex, violence, shoplifting or murder. The musicians are simply just talking about what they feel; it's the only to ...

(1 pages) 292 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Narrative Essay

rre experience, such as being mistaken for someone else? Or perhaps you were wrongfully accused of shoplifting one time. Did you ever help someone in a time of need or vice-a-versa? You probably tol ...

(1 pages) 93 0 0.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American


book Doyle tells us of the numerous things Paddy and his friends get up to, life playing football, shoplifting and fighting which show that Paddy is a typical Irish boy who does the same things as mo ... Paddy. The rebellious side of Paddy is mirrored also by the things he does like fighting, swearing, shoplifting and at one time he even considers running away from home to save his parents' marriage. ...

(6 pages) 9 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Narrative essay about Education

play. Suddenly, I was sneaking in the staircase with the girls smoking cigarettes, skipping school, shoplifting, and I had my first boyfriend. As time progressed, I had a bad attitude towards school a ...

(4 pages) 52 0 1.0 Nov/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Them and Us: Racism

walked away. As he walked away Hampton told the guard that she did not appreciate being accused of shoplifting. Almost unbelievably, the guard fired back sternly by saying he had not accused her of s ...

(18 pages) 107 0 4.3 Dec/2007

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Black Awareness & Racism


Today shoplifting is one of the most common forms of theft in the United States. Shoplifting is now the nu ... arry the smaller items which are the easiest to receive the "five fingered discount" on. The reason shoplifting has become so big is because the thieves some how justify their actions and they also do ... ge students that some how justify their stealing and don't consider themselves thieves.I think that shoplifting is totally wrong, and those who do shoplift are thieves. I can not understand how shopli ...

(2 pages) 7 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

An Encounter with the Law

counter with the law happened four years ago, when some people I used to know set me up as the were shoplifting. They asked me to drive them to a store in town. When we pulled to the town store, they ...

(2 pages) 424 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Society's Support of Recreational Drug Use

iving for the next "high," whether it's drug-induced or not. For example, partying can be a "high," shoplifting can be a "high," cutting yourself can be a "high," and, of course, being under the influ ...

(1 pages) 352 0 0.0 Feb/2008

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

Forced Drug Testing; Criminal Court Systems

their habits compared to someone else who just committed a crime out of hunger. (a good example is shoplifting for food).Pretrial drug testing programs are currently in place today at the state and f ...

(2 pages) 53 0 4.5 Mar/2008

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights

Effects of the Death Penalty

lty possible. That penalty is the death penalty. Take, for example, the case of a man who is caught shoplifting. He does not deserve the same punishment as someone who is convicted of assault and batt ...

(3 pages) 27 0 0.0 Jan/2009

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