Essays Tagged: "Criminal law"


three hundred sixty-five days a year, this division of our government has a mandate to enforce the criminal law and preserve public peace. Understood in this mandate is an obligation to police everyd ... ustice is not validated he may lose his commitment to the system. Police are often alienated in the criminal justice system, in a sense there status is demeaned by the decisions of lawyers and judges. ...

(5 pages) 468 1 3.9 Dec/1995

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Computer Generated Evidence In Court

ep with this practice it is vital that the courts are able to take account of such evidence. As the Criminal Law Revision Committee recognised, 'the increasing use of computers by the Post Office, loc ... al conditions are satisfied. These conditions are set out in detail in section 69 of the Police and Criminal Evidence Act (PACE) 1984 (see further Nyssens 1993, Reed 1993 and Tapper 1993).In general t ...

(19 pages) 182 0 3.5 Apr/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Criminal Law Investigation

Criminal Law InvestigationMurderMurder is when a person of sound mind unlawfully kills any person wi ...

(3 pages) 140 2 2.2 Jan/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

The Structure of the Canadian Government

nal defense, interprovincial and international trade and commerce, the banking and monetary system, criminal law, and fisheries. The courts have also awarded to the federal Parliament such powers as a ...

(4 pages) 114 0 3.9 Mar/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

Discuss the principle or principles that underpin, or should underpin, UK discrimination law.

hat the essay is concerned with the civil discrimination law in this country and not aspects of the criminal law such as the Incitement to Racial Hatred. The principal statutes governing this area are ... re equal. It would be wrong to treat an innocent person in the same way that a recently apprehended criminal is treated, it would be incorrect to treat two job applicants as being equal for the purpos ...

(23 pages) 332 1 3.6 Apr/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Capital Punishment

"Capital Punishment is the legal infliction of death as a penalty for violating criminal law". Almost every culture through out history has relied on the death penalty and justifie ... ion and life in prison before they act. Frequently, murders are committed in moments of anger or by criminals who are abusers and act impulsively. This means that when a person is about to commit a cr ... pulse for revenge is not sufficient justification for imposing the capital punishment. In fact, the criminal justice system should show a complete respect for life. Teaching people to respond to viole ...

(7 pages) 311 4 4.4 Apr/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

Criminal Justice Reform / Speech Paper with Outline and all Supplements. The need for extreme criminal justice reform in California

FACTORS:I. Basic Introduction and description- Introduce basic sides of Criminal Law and ElaborateII. General History and Development- Discuss the history and modifications ... doneSENTENCE OUTLINEI. An analysis of Department of Corrections data by the Center on Juvenile and CriminalJustice in San Francisco, CA, in Nov, 1995 indicates that since the enactment ofCalifornia's ... proposition for the California Legislature...and that is a strict and logical reform to the present Criminal Justice System in California.B. 'The California Legislature is to be commended for its stan ...

(11 pages) 477 0 3.4 Mar/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Common Law - Development of Defence of Provocation. Refers to the case of Mancini

cally evaluate the development of common law principles applicable to the defence of provocation in criminal law from the decision in Mancini v DPP [1942] AC 1 to Mascantonio v R (1995) 183 CLR 58. As ...

(9 pages) 76 0 3.0 Jan/1997

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

"The Pelican Brief" by John Grisham. Includes biographical insights

ion he returned to Southhaven to work as a lawyer. He got himself a small office where he practiced criminal law. John was also politically engaged and in 1983 he won the election the Mississippi Hous ...

(6 pages) 58 0 3.0 Feb/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Diplomatic Immunity

nted exemption from arrest or detention by local authorities; their actions not subject to civil or criminal law. For the longest time this privilege produced little orno incidents. However, this uniq ... 9: Diplomats are inviolable; exempt from any arrest/detention.Article 31: Diplomats are exempt from criminal jurisdiction, they can be tried only if immunity is waived.Article 32: Only the sending cou ...

(7 pages) 83 0 3.0 Apr/1997

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

Elizabethan Era: Crime and Punishment (The website causes errors in my works. If you like the essay, please rate it good, and I will e-mail you the original).

ice of the peace as ??an animal who, for half-a-dozen chickens, would dispense with a dozen laws.?? Criminal law was completely dependent upon deterrents, as opposed to surveillance or detection; laws ... t crime and punishment in the Elizabethan Era was like. Thumbscrews are simply a reflection of what criminals and the wrongfully accused had to endure in this time period. Life seemed to have been tak ...

(2 pages) 101 1 3.3 Jun/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

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

Classification of Law!

enforced by the imposition of penalties". Law can be classified in two ways, firstly, civil law and criminal law; and secondly by the legal sources of law. There are several sources of law including T ... aw, Legislation and Customs. This paper will discuss and outline the various classifications of law.Criminal law is an offence that is regarded as being against society. This indicates that a person c ...

(7 pages) 239 0 4.8 Feb/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

A comparison of US Bill of Rights and The Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms

d therefore have different emphases. One key difference between the two documents is how they treat criminal law and the rights attached to an investigation. Another interesting comparison is what bot ... uired to provide evidence which may be incriminating and where refusal to comply is punishable as a criminal offence,... s. 10(b) imposes a duty not to call upon the detainee to provide that evidence ...

(8 pages) 109 1 4.0 Feb/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights

An argument for the validity of International Law as a governing body between nations.

ed behavior.3.A set of rules or principles dealing with a specific area of a legal system: tax law; criminal law.4.A piece of enacted legislation.In this paper I will attempt to shed some light on thi ... on and enforced by a governing body. Although neither party was forced to go before the Tribunal as criminal would be under our National Law of the United States, the parties are still held to the fin ...

(5 pages) 231 0 3.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Military & International Conflicts & Security

Comparative essay- Murmuring Judges (David Hare) and Measure for Measure (Shakespeare) Good for A-Level Eng Lit+Lang (theme of power).

gh the title that a possible theme will be the problems with the judiciary and the effectiveness of criminal law. The two types of power addressed by the titles of the plays give just a taster of the ... have to fill in to many forms, and that they have little time to do the actual practice of catching criminals. Short phrases such as 'Crimes of opportunity. Not being able to resist it…Possession.' ...

(9 pages) 100 1 4.7 Apr/2003

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

Capital Punishment

ital Punishment is defined by Encarta as, "the legal infliction of death as a penalty for violating criminal law." Methods of execution have included such practices as crucifixion, stoning, drowning, ...

(3 pages) 73 2 5.0 Apr/2003

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

Death Penalty

ital Punishment is defined by Encarta as, "the legal infliction of death as a penalty for violating criminal law,"(Encarta "Death Penalty Definition"). Methods of execution have included such practice ... new state prisoners between 1990-1998 were violent offenders ( Imprisoning these criminals save lives and help explain why the violent crime rates dropped by more than twenty five p ...

(6 pages) 144 1 4.8 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Why capital punishment should be reinstated.

For many years, capital punishment has the legal impose of death as a penalty for violating the criminal law. Throughout history people have been put to death for various forms of unlawful activit ... because hanging is a form of torture. Firstly, it would be considered a cruel treatment to have the criminal wait on death row. They are condemned to wait their deaths in rows of tiny cages where they ...

(9 pages) 151 2 4.5 Jul/2003

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

All about Australian Law system aND the australian jury.

COMMERCE LAW ASSSEMENT TASKA criminal case deals with when an offender is accused of behaviour that is considered socially unacce ... s accused of behaviour that is considered socially unacceptable or harmful. The types of things the criminal law deals with are murder, assault and theft.A civil case is a dispute involving two or mor ... nvolve owed debt, suing for compensation or a contract dispute.There are many differences between a criminal and civil case. In a civil case, the jury must decide which party is right and wrong, while ...

(3 pages) 49 0 3.0 Jul/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays