Essays Tagged: "criminal acts"

Drug education

ltering substances. Such narcotics cause not only health problems, but also violent and potentially criminal acts. A mind-altering narcotic can be defined as both the legal and illegal type. The four ...

(3 pages) 116 0 3.8 Jan/1996

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

Wire Pirates

ore than a digital handshake with a stranger.Electronic impersonators can commit slander or solicit criminal acts in someone else´s name; they can even masquerade asa trusted colleague to convin ...

(4 pages) 44 0 3.0 Sep/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

Computer Crime, discusses the proposition that computer crime has increased dramatically over the last 10 years.

ounts for withdrawal. Computers are instruments of crime when they are used to plan or control such criminal acts. Examples of these types of crimes are complex embezzlements that might occur over lon ... , copyrighted-information piracy, and vandalism. There is also evidence that organised professional criminals have been attacking and using computer systems as they find their old activities and envir ...

(6 pages) 356 1 4.4 Apr/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

Computer crimes need to be prevented and halted through increased computer network security measures as well as tougher laws and enforcement of those laws in cyberspace

tors' accounts for withdrawal. Computers are instruments of crime when used to plan or control such criminal acts as complex embezzlements that might occur over long periods of time, or when a compute ... ith the system's operations, the word acquired its current negative meaning. Organized professional criminals have been attacking and using computer systems as they find their old activities and envir ...

(13 pages) 688 6 3.6 Nov/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

Community Policing

by law, a crime includes both the act, or actus rea, and the intent to commit the act, or mens rea. Criminal intent involves an intellectual apprehension of factual elements of the act or acts command ... joined by the law. It is usually inferred from the apparently voluntary commission of an overt act. Criminal liability is relieved in the case of insanity. Legal minors are also relieved of criminal l ...

(5 pages) 231 0 3.7 Dec/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

The basic procedures of a standard American criminal trial...covers everything between indictment and sentencing.

Procedures of Criminal Trial (American)One of the most vaguely understood events in the United States is the moder ... United States is the modern criminal trial. Most people have a faint knowledge of the goings-on of criminal proceedings, mainly due to what is seen on television, but the person who knows the real co ... eal course of a trial is rare. However, there is nothing mysterious about the events that determine criminal guilt. Trials are carefully orchestrated, following procedures that have been laid in legal ...

(11 pages) 261 1 3.4 Oct/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Marijuana Legalization- Good for the Nation? The Pros and Cons of legalizing Marijuana and the effects on the drug.

e that legalizing marijuana would lessen crime. They think that the legalization would deter future criminal acts. There is no possible way it would lessen crime for a number of reasons. Like alcohol, ...

(2 pages) 324 1 1.3 Apr/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs

Victimization Theories.

is, Proximity hypothesis, and Routine activities.Victim Precipitation assumes that "victims provoke criminals" and that "victims trigger criminal acts by their provocative behavior" (106). According t ... ive or active. Active precipitation occurs when the victim is the first to attack or encourages the criminal by their actions. Passive precipitation can either occur due to personal conflict or when t ...

(6 pages) 190 1 3.7 May/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

"The Journey" RP Story.

autiful island full of riches, but the truth be that of crime ruling the site.I got tired of seeing criminal acts and no guards to administer justice for them, so I walked to the shore, looking to fre ...

(3 pages) 25 0 0.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Gangs and the issues about gangs.

nal origin, culture, or territory, who associate on a continual basis for the purpose of committing criminal acts". There are several different types of gangs. The most commonly found here today are s ... igns such as clothing style, colors, hand symbols, or graffiti marked on their turf. Some engage in criminal activities and they're committed to defend their reputation against any rival gangs. The mo ...

(2 pages) 115 0 4.7 Nov/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays

"Meeting the Threat"You are the Director of security at a University and you are concerned with rioting at sports events. Come up with solutions.

nd negative press. It is almost becoming a common ritual for fans to take to the streets and commit criminal acts in celebration.Why is it happening more than before? My personal opinion is that these ... me situations. Our main goal would be to containing and break up groups of fans that are committing criminal behavior.At the current time our school does not provide alcoholic beverages during the gam ...

(3 pages) 33 1 3.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Crimes involving Alcohol

who are not under the influence. Alcohol and crimes are interrelated because there are more violent criminal acts happening around the world that involve alcohol.There are many different types of crim ... tend to commit more crimes than while sober. Driving under the influence is one of the examples of criminal acts people can commit. Not everyone looks at driving under the influence a crime. They ten ...

(3 pages) 32 0 0.0 Mar/2004

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

Violence in the workplace The law enforcement community defines Workplace violence as the commission of proscribed criminal acts or coercive behavior which occurs in the work setting. It includes but is not limited ... out of the workforce. Screening procedures like background investigations allow companies access to criminal, employment, financial, and military records that could aid them in identifying a violent i ...

(13 pages) 455 0 4.3 May/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

This is a story, based on the movie titled "beneath clouds", continuing on a point with several aspects changed.

, to tell him his mum was dying, and she wanted to see him. He had disappointed his mother, being a criminal for a son and felt no pride serving time for his criminal acts- stealing cars.'Ten second V ...

(3 pages) 967 0 0.0 Aug/2005

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

Hirschi's control theory in relation to car theft.

approached this theory in a different way. He did not attempt to explain why individuals engage in criminal acts, but rather why individuals choose to conform to conventional norms. It is, in a stric ... of prosocial behaviour used often by sociologists and criminologists to better explain deviance and criminality. The theory proposes that delinquent acts result when a person's bond to society is weak ...

(4 pages) 81 0 3.8 Oct/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Psychological Theories & Authors

Accounting Ethics Article Review.

ed way over the ethical boundaries of good business and corporate social responsibility, and became criminal acts. These criminal acts defrauded individual employees of funds they thought where safe, ...

(3 pages) 997 0 3.6 Oct/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Accounting

Slaves No More.

g to work, or proclaiming their human-hood, now that they considered themselves free, or engaged in criminal acts such as looting or "giving aid and comfort" to the Union Army were meted swift and som ...

(3 pages) 21 0 0.0 Dec/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

A brief analysis of the film "Sarafina"

ution and standing up for themselves. The students all ultimately turn against authority and commit criminal acts against the "white" enemy.This film did not come across to me as a story of the black- ...

(1 pages) 21 0 5.0 Mar/2006

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

Comparing crime 'myths' and 'facts'

fs about crime not supported by appropriate statistics or research. Therefore, crime facts are what criminal acts are actually happening revealed by evidence. Juvenile crime myths are to be used in th ... ent also assists in the creation of crime myths to ensure that society maintains its perceptions of criminals and the criminal justice system and secures their interests. While media is the main purpe ...

(6 pages) 127 0 3.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Role and Functions of Law

ul as a society. Absence of our legal system would provide many opportunites for different types of criminal acts to take place and would make every member of our society vulnerable. Law shapes our li ...

(3 pages) 139 0 0.0 Aug/2006

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law