Essays Tagged: "commit a crime"

Capital Punishment -pro Death penalty

annot ignore it. Getting the rightly accused to a just punishment is very important. Some criminals commit a crime because they have no other option to survive, but some do it for fun. I do not advoca ... maximum punishment. What is stopping a prisoner who is facing a life imprisonment without parole to commit another murder in the prison? According to Paul Van Slambrouck, " Assaults in prisons all ove ...

(8 pages) 668 3 4.4 Dec/2002

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

OF mice and Men by John stienbeck

been led astray. Lennie's dream had been shatteredwhen his craving for soft materials caused him to commit a crime.Lennie dreamt of owning a farm and a little house with George, and mostof all, tendin ...

(2 pages) 69 1 5.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > John Steinbeck

The Death Penalty and Juveniles.

the death penalty on juveniles. Many think that juveniles possess the mental capacity to knowingly commit a crime and know the possible consequences of the crime. Then there are the few that think th ... ences. Juveniles should not be spared the death penalty because they possess the mental capacity to commit the odious crimes that adults also commit and should be treated with the same consequences.So ...

(3 pages) 160 0 5.0 Mar/2003

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

The death penalty: pro viewpoint

. Eliminating crime and criminals is America's duty, and Americans cannot ignore it. Some criminals commit a crime because they have no other option to survive, but some do it just for fun. Capital pu ... a roof over his head, and be eligible for parole in seven years. After parole, what stops them from committing the same crime or one similar just to get put back in jail for another free ride? Where i ...

(3 pages) 101 0 1.0 Mar/2003

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

Does Violent Music Encourage Violence in the Young

Does Violent Music Encourage Violence in the YoungIt is often said that you are more likely to commit a crime, orcommit violent acts, when you listen to violent music. Such ashardcore Rap or Rock ...

(2 pages) 65 0 4.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Tells what diplomatic immunity is and how it works.

, are they not? Just because the diplomats are from another country does not give them the right to commit a crime. Diplomats should know the laws of the host country and should follow them. Either th ...

(6 pages) 47 0 3.0 May/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

"The Scarlet Letter" by Nathaniel Hawthorne.

main characters.The Puritan society has a very strict set of rules and morals. Anyone who dared to commit a crime or break the law was immediately made an example of by either being executed, publicl ... s the site of a prison. (45)The Puritans believed that adultery was a very serious sin. If a person committed adultery, their punishment would be to live on the outskirts of the city, and wear the sca ...

(4 pages) 25 0 4.5 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "The Scarlet Letter" by Nathaniel Hawthorne

A Character Analysis of Hugo's Javert, from Les Miserables

Character Analysis of Hugo's JavertHugo's character Javert sees anyone who may have commit a crime as simple as the theft of a loaf of bread as a social malefactor, a blight on all of ... - you, a respectable man, a mayor, and a magistrate. This is a serious matter, very serious. I have committed an offense against authority" (69). He believes that he has violated the law and should th ... inherently evil if he has ever done wrong, so Javert automatically condemns himself because he has commit a crime. Javert also believes that the word of the law always supercedes the word of a normal ...

(5 pages) 32 1 0.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

What should the minimum age for executions be set at?

ldren that they can. For these reasons I feel a person should not be sentenced to death unless they commit a crime when they are over 18 years old.When an American citizen reaches 18 years old he or s ...

(3 pages) 24 0 4.2 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Evaluate the argument that sentencing for certain types of crime is increasingly being influenced by the principles of 'retribution' and 'deterrence'.

A criminal justice system exists so that those who commit a crime are punished. Each type of crime carries a certain punishment or, 'sentence' that is ... he crime accordingly. Sentencing criminals to particular punishments is intended to deter them from committing more crimes and to serve as an example to others to put them off committing crimes of a s ... cide what it so be achieved by the punishment given, if the offender is considered dangerous or has committed an offence against another person, especially a violent crime, then the safety of the publ ...

(6 pages) 164 1 4.2 Mar/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Juvenile Crime

g and alcohol use among adolescents has reached epic proportions. The average age for a juvenile to commit a crime is only nine years old. We must find some kind of solution to juvenile crime, and it ... find some kind of solution to juvenile crime, and it needs to been soon.There are many reasons kids commit crimes. Most commit crimes because of peer pressure. These kids often come from a troubled fa ...

(2 pages) 108 0 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

The Tragedy of Oedipus Rex

od.Aristotle's second requirement was that the tragic hero must not be perfect by any means and may commit a crime, fully in belief that he is doing it for good cause. The hero then must be persecute ... t is that the hero's punishment is not deserved totally. The punishment is too severe for the crime committed. Oedipus killed Laios, but he saved Thebes, and the citizens quickly forget all of that. O ...

(2 pages) 43 0 4.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Crime and Social Class

to crime, or are they in situations more conducive to crime? Many factors can influence a person to commit a crime, but is there a common trait that lead people down the road to actually committing a ... infringement of the peace. BORN CRIMINAL The born criminal can be identified as someone who usually commits a crime at a tender age, this out of character conduct for a young, innocent, child is passe ...

(15 pages) 335 0 3.5 May/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Problem of crime in modern society

olence and crime and it would be a warning for criminals.Another problem is that often the homeless commit crime to go to prison because they have food free of charge, bed, TV and other entertainments ... people and try to help them (give them places to live, meals).Everybody knows that many crimes are committed by teenagers. They often want to have more friends and they decide to commit a crime to im ...

(2 pages) 74 0 2.5 May/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Jack Donohue

turned into a rebel. When Jack was eighteen he was transported under a life sentence for 'Intent to commit a felony', which means that he meant to commit a crime. He was transported on the sailing shi ... to be well known; He was Irish and disliked the English telling the Irish what to do.Crimes committedConvicts who escaped from prison were called "Bolters". When Jack arrived in Sydney he was ...

(4 pages) 24 1 4.3 Nov/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

The Murder of Martha Moxley: Why Micheal Skael did it

One's motive to commit a crime can be provoked by jealously, temporary insanity or obsession. On October 30th 1975, ... ont of Michael who was her ex-boyfriend. Her actions disturbed Michael since they unsympathetically committed such acts in front of him especially with his brother whom he wasn't civil with due to the ... Martha Moxley where he was sentenced twenty years to life.        One's motive to commit a crime can be provoked by jealously, temporary insanity or being overly obsessed. Michael w ...

(6 pages) 25 1 4.5 Apr/2005

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Cases


ned. A motive is essentially the "why" of a criminal act. It is the reason and driving force behind committing a crime. Motive can also be viewed "as the emotional, psychological, and material needs t ... n some cases. In general, there are often multiple motives that, when combined, lead individuals to commit a crime (Turvey 2002). Only in a rare case is a motive singular Nonetheless, people concentra ...

(1 pages) 21 0 1.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Theory Response Paper

and Trait Theory are very interesting and complex ideas. These theories seek to explain why people commit crimes and why some repeat them. The most persuasive theory is Choice Theory, then Trait Theo ... ry is the most persuasive because it explains that people know right from wrong but still choose to commit crimes. This concept states that people will decide to commit a crime based on their personal ...

(2 pages) 56 0 0.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Cyber Crime Investigations: The Obstacles for Law Enforcement Officials

ter-related crime. For this paper, we will define cyber crime as the use of a computer as a tool to commit a crime or as a crime committed where a computer is the target. We will define computer-relat ... cials also need to understand the fundamental difference between cyber crime and traditional crimes committed in conjunction with the use of a computer. Cyber crime will require the expertise of a tra ...

(6 pages) 190 0 4.0 Aug/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science > Internet and networking

Assess the character of Angelo in "Measure for Measure" by Shakespeare

how Angelo has changed on page 54 as the once strict temporary ruler is now ready to blackmail and commit a crime he is condemning another too.Angelo is set to marry Mariana but her dowry is too smal ... laudio to death and tries to tighten the law laws. However towards the end of the play after he has committed a crime himself he is willing to except the punishment of death so Shakespeare could be us ...

(2 pages) 705 0 3.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare