Essays Tagged: "Organized crime"

Prohibition: "The Ignoble Experiment"

good idea, but America went about it the wrong way. We, instead, created even more problems such as organized crime, increased alcohol consumption, over crowded prison systems, and the uprise of the M ... subsequently went back up. Alcohol became more dangerous to consume and crime burgeoned and became "organized". The courts and prison systems became over crowded resulting in a full blown war on alcoh ...

(2 pages) 84 0 4.0 Mar/1995

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

A character analysis on Monya Elson from the non fiction book Red Mafiya, by Robert I. Friedman.

hose who have are most likely resting in their deathbed. Elson is one of the most feared hit man in organized crime. He helped put the Russian mob as one of the most ruthless mobs around. Monya Elson ... ew to 200,000 dollars. Monya had over 100 contracted kills in career as a hit man, the most ever in organized crime history. Although he now is in jail serving life in a maximum-security prison waitin ...

(2 pages) 78 3 3.6 Apr/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Al capone and the business of crime

the prohibition era,Al Capone transformed the mafia into today's business likecriminal organization.Organized crime in the 19th century, was an ever booming scenefor the average citizen. Since the 19t ... iness, it would only dispense the mafia with morecontrol over meaningful people in their pursuit of organizedcrime both then and now. 4.There are several cases on recordabout Capone in which the cases ...

(5 pages) 186 0 1.6 Feb/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Crime. Speaks of how they can be classified in different ways

ves of the offenders. Such crimes may include economic crimes, political crimes, crimes of passion, organized crime, and white collar crime. Crimes are often divided between acts that most people woul ... d crimes. Such acts include gambling, use of marijuana, and homosexuality between consenting adults.Organized crime consists of large-scale activities by groups of gangsters or racketeers. Such groups ...

(8 pages) 318 0 4.0 Jan/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Gangs and Gang Psychology: Written as an essay on "The Outsiders" by S.E. Hinton

GangsThe definition of "a gang" is a group of people organized for a common purpose, often criminal. There are many types of gangs in the world. Some fro ... e many types of gangs in the world. Some from way back are not called gangs they are called Mafias, organized crime or even families of crime. Some gangs form out of necessity, the Greaser gang from " ... he Outsiders" for instance. This form of gang is usually very loyal, has little money, and not very organized. Another type of gang, which forms out of boredom, like the Soc gang from "The Outsiders", ...

(4 pages) 95 0 3.2 Jan/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Great Gatsby book report which includes character information, plot summary, themes, symbols, and quotes from the text.

instead, they worsened the situation. The crime rate during this period was somewhat high, and the organized crime rate was incredibly high, with many criminals going into the smuggling business(alco ...

(13 pages) 216 0 4.8 Feb/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "The Great Gatsby" by F. Scott Fitzgerald

History of Tammany Hall, Jewish Organized Crime and Various Mobsters.

History of Tammany Hall, Jewish Organized Crime and Various MobstersN.Y.C. has one of the strongest traditional organized crime grou ... rsN.Y.C. has one of the strongest traditional organized crime groups and in order to understand how organized crime developed in N.Y you must examine The Society of Saint Tammany, also known as Tamman ... ich had an estimated 1200 members. Members of this gang included Al Capone and Lucky Luciano.Jewish organized crime began in N.Y. when Jews from Russia immigrated to the U.S. in large numbers. They le ...

(4 pages) 66 0 4.0 May/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Legalization of Drugs Can Benifit Everyone - Supproting legalized drug use.

times people will commit horrible crimes to acquire drugs. Drugs have always been a foundation for organized crime. Despite all of the bad press drugs have gotten over the years, I believe that they ... with the illegal drug trade. Drugs have taken the place that alcohol served during prohibition for organized crime. Taking drugs out of the hands of criminals is a problem that can't be ignored.Less ...

(2 pages) 119 2 3.9 May/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

The Kennedey Assaination.

s brother (5: 83). Robert encouraged his brother to sign three anti-crime bills. The bills targeted organized crime. They were used to stop gambling or at least crack down on it (7: NP). But even with ...

(8 pages) 54 0 3.0 May/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Presidents

Al Capone.

st feared mafia boss America has ever seen. This 1920's gangster made his mark on the world through organized crime during the Prohibition era. He is solely attributed with Chicago's reputation as a l ...

(4 pages) 40 0 3.8 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

Economics Theory and Crime. Why do criminals commit crime. Why is law enforcement failing in the war on drugs.

crimes, they need to make it unprofitable.Economic analysis can also be used to "help us understand organized crime." Often the media and those working for the law enforcement and court system make it ... ... and decentralized, exactly the opposite of what we see in movies and novels." Rather than being organized, the criminal market is more of a "network of individuals that cooperate ...and do things ...

(2 pages) 193 1 4.8 Nov/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

Organized Crime in America

It is quite difficult to defend the statement: "The ranks of American organized crime, whether viewed in the past or present, cut across the lines of class, ethnicity, re ... across the lines of class, ethnicity, religion, trade or profession. Of course, the more successful organized crime endeavors attract the wealthier, more well established and well educated elements in ... ents in our society." In order to defend this statement, it's important to dissect many elements of organized crime and find it's direct links to this statement.First of all, I think the most importan ...

(6 pages) 243 1 4.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Legalize marijuana use

and relaxes your body and mind. Today's society is becoming more stressful and violent every year. Organized crime will decrease by taking marijuana off the streets and putting it into the stores. Wi ...

(7 pages) 86 0 4.6 Mar/2004

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

Looking at the city of Las Vegas, which industries have strived during 1987 to 2000.

city-state" (Sally, 11) and it continue into the late eighties were "the city's original regime of organized crime had evolved and transfigured itself, at least in part, into a more refined and outwa ...

(6 pages) 82 0 3.7 Mar/2004

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

These are studynotes for Ch. 39 of the American Pageant. NOTE: the notes are meant for review. Sounds obvious but some do not understand that.

he FBI which deployed nearly a 1000 agents on "internal security" but targeted only a dozen against organized crime and gave almost no attention to civil rights violations. His efforts were resisted b ...

(8 pages) 41 0 4.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Computer Software Piracy

k because they do not have the license to use the software.Many counterfeiting groups are linked to organized crime-and they counterfeit and package the software using advanced techniques. The package ...

(2 pages) 61 0 4.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

Asian Gangs in North America. Fully cited. References included.

scalated over the past decade. When people hear of the term Asian gang, most people associate it to organized crime, which isn't completely correct. When using the term Asian, this includes many ethni ... to hang around such as local coffee shops or arcades. Some are hired to run errands for the higher organized crime bosses in the area. These are prime steps that lead juveniles to a gang life (Le, 19 ...

(12 pages) 183 1 3.5 Apr/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

The Great Gatsby character analysis

North Dakota to become fabulously wealthy. However, he achieved this lofty goal by participating in organized crime, including distributing illegal alcohol and trading in stolen securities. From his e ...

(7 pages) 99 0 2.5 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

Crime situation in Latvia. Writing a report.

try, but the level of criminality is very high and is still rising.First of all, there are a lot of organized crime groups structured in hierarchical manner where four large associations divide the te ...

(1 pages) 39 0 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

The Kennedy Conspiracy

ident John F. Kennedy and Attorney General Robert F. Kennedy) were waging concurrently, one against organized crime and the other against Fidel Castro, the leader of Cuba.The war against organized cri ... rt carried on by the CIA in alliance with the Cuban exiles.By the time the Kennedy's came to power, organized crime and its pawns in organized labor, like Jimmy Hoffa and the teamster's union, had bec ...

(12 pages) 127 0 4.7 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Presidents