Essays Tagged: "criminals"

The Case for Legalizing Drugs

coholic beverages. 'Suddenly honest,responsible Americans who just wanted a drink, were turned into criminals. Respectable barsbecame underground speak-easys, and legitimate liquor manufacturers were ...

(12 pages) 431 0 4.4 Dec/1996

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

Hackers hacking the net

gally. In this day and age, computers hold an abundant amount of information that can access money. Criminals who break into computer systems electronically are commonly called 'Hackers'. In today's h ...

(5 pages) 308 0 3.9 Aug/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science > Internet and networking

Capital Punishment

ed dollars a year. Now, ask yourself this question, Is it worth all this money to keep these savage criminals in jail? Do you really want these brutal criminals after release from prison roaming freel ... ard, they obviously are disturbing and uncomfortable, but so are their crimes. There is no hope for criminals with this kind of behavior and mentality. I believe that capital punishment is the key nec ...

(2 pages) 156 0 4.6 Mar/1997

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Commercial vices - gambling, prostitution, and drugs

tries have always failed.The evils of these vices are threefold: Those who practicethem suffer, the criminals who sell them prosper, and the enforcementorganizations are expensive, unsuccessful, and o ... sappear. The jailing ofpetty drug pushers will stop, together with their training as future serious criminals in thecrime schools which are jails. If we transfer the huge sums wasted on efforts and on ...

(2 pages) 101 0 3.3 Jan/1997

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Prison sentences...are they fair?

violent crimes were discharged within two years.'(from Truth In Sentencing by James Wooton). These criminals are sent right back to the streets to cause trouble again. The laws and justice system has ... nd sentenced to 15 years in prison, why should they be released in five years or less? We must make criminals pay for their crimes. If individuals are incarcerated for the full length of their given s ...

(2 pages) 106 0 3.4 Nov/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Debating the Death Penalty

t.The death penalty is not being used regularly as a method of deterring, preventing, and punishing criminals. As is stated in the opening chapter, ?More than half of the world?s nations ? including m ... ve than imprisonment in deterring murder (192).? Why then, is our justice system not simply putting criminals in jail with a life sentence for the crimes they have committed? It is even more expensive ...

(3 pages) 210 0 4.8 Mar/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Child Abuse in Canada and the United States

on going on. If there is not a cure then hopefully there will be a start to putting these so called criminals away for good. The issue has been around for decades and is only getting worse. Enclosed a ...

(4 pages) 226 3 4.4 Mar/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

Gun Control in Canada

ster their guns, and are the people who are never any part of the crime problem in the first place. Criminals will always find ways to get their hands on illegal, unregistered guns, and if failing to ... ng the creation of Gun Free Zones. If many of the cities are all gun free, then it will provide the criminals with a government guarantee that every family in Canadian cities will be completely helple ...

(6 pages) 107 0 3.4 Mar/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Overcrowded Prisons

ment has been think of solutions ever since. The main problem was coming up with programs that kept criminals off the streets without overpopulating the prisons. One example of how the government trie ... with nothing more than a slap on the wrist. The problem began when they realized that although less criminals were on the streets there were also more in prison which took up space for new prisoners, ...

(4 pages) 271 1 3.7 Jan/1996

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

Why Drugs should be legalized

coholic beverages. 'Suddenly honest,responsible Americans who just wanted a drink, were turned into criminals. Respectable barsbecame underground speak-easys, and legitimate liquor manufacturers were ...

(12 pages) 387 1 4.4 Oct/1996

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

Gun control

nt to restrict law abiding citizens from owning guns? Certainly government is not so naive to think criminals will adhere to gun control laws. There just may be an underlying motive for gun control. A ... ught that only the Government would have guns, a ban would only work for those that follow the law. Criminals do not care if they go against the law. Take drugs, for example. Are there resctrictions p ...

(3 pages) 345 3 4.5 Mar/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Methods of control ( curfew )

f ControlBY MakeveliThere are various ways of controlling things. Things such as: money, kids, pets criminals etc . . . Some things cannot be controlled; things such as: time and mother nature. We can ...

(3 pages) 92 0 4.7 Jan/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Classification System in California's Prisons

e increasing number of repeat offenders in our prisons strongly suggests that the policy of putting criminals into prison in order to get revenge against them for the crimes they have committed, is an ...

(6 pages) 358 4 4.0 Apr/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays


ed officials whom, after being banned from the spoils system, were still being bribed by companies, criminals, etc. for special treatment. Americans desperately waited in disappointment for the change ...

(3 pages) 197 0 3.8 Apr/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Taxi Driver

ar over and over in the movie. It could be nature, women, other races, other cultures, homosexuals, criminals, rulers, Gods, monsters, etc. In the film, the protagonist becomes just like 'The Other' i ... solution of the problems. In 'Taxi Driver', 'The Other', according to me, is two elements: women an criminals (gangsters). In the beginning of the film, the protagonist, Travis Bickle falls in love wi ...

(3 pages) 69 0 3.5 Jan/1994

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

The Death Penalty

der, the taking of another'slife, is the most heinous of crimes. Undeniably, penalties imposed upon criminals should match thecrimes committed. Therefore, the worst crime possible, murder, should rece ... on in a meaningful way and its citizenry to feel safe and secure,individuals must be confident that criminals will be apprehended and dealt with in a fashioncommensurate to their crimes. The death pen ...

(2 pages) 130 0 3.4 Oct/1996

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

Forms of Imprisonment. This deals with the mind of criminals and how they phsyically are in a prison but also how normal indivduals with mental disorder are in a state of imprisonment.

hat comes to mind is inmates held in a prison system with the effort to protect society from guilty criminals. The word prison can mean: 1. A place for the confinement of persons in lawful detention, ...

(3 pages) 188 5 4.7 Apr/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

As I lay dying. An essay on drugs

The product is illegal drugs. The people who deal these drugs are criminals. That's what makes the drug business different then any other.*Alcohol is a drug, yet adul ...

(3 pages) 97 0 3.0 Jan/1996

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

Essay discusses basic solutions for juvenile offenders, where they should be placed and what should be done.

e staff secure housing which involves little supervision.The secure prisons would house more severe criminals who would be doing "hard time". They usually consist of a well supervised staff and rules ... d through away the key for a few weeks.Instead of having no freedom and being mixed up amongst hard criminals these kids could actually have a better life for them in the future. They would be taught ...

(4 pages) 168 2 3.3 May/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

Childhood Delinquence. Definition, the extent, causes, and what has been done to deal with the problem

tablished so that younglawbreakers could avoid the disgrace of being classified in legal records as criminals.Juvenile delinquency laws were designed to provide treatment, rather than punishment, forj ...

(4 pages) 187 0 3.4 Jan/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues