Hezbollah

Hezbollah as Perpetrator of Terrorism and Organized Crime Name Date Institution “Hezbollah as Perpetrator of Terrorism and Organized Crime” Religious and political groups in Arab countries are always intertwined with terrorism and organized crime, because of their activities and anti-West sentiment. Hezbollah is one of the Islamist groups linked to terrorist activities and organized crimes. Emerging as a resistant group, Hezbollah was now regarded by many countries as “dangerous” terrorist group. This paper traces the brief history of Hezbollah and how it became a perpetrator of terrorism and organized crime throughout the ages. Brief History of Hezbollah Hezbollah was believed to...

Define and Explain the various types of “Strain Theory”. Give information about the author and definition and examples of each.

Strain Theory Student’s Name Institution’s Affiliation Date Abstract Stress concept is a full concept with an essential part to play in the description of the criminal activity and misbehavior. First, there is a detailed summary of the top strain theories of crime and misconduct, from (Merton, 1938) to (Agnew, 1992). It is suggested that strain concepts have become gradually wider, analyzing more types of strain and concentrating on the description of misbehavior in all public sessions. Second, the social strain theory is compared with social control, self-control, and differential association learning theory. The unique contribution of strain theory to the explanation of delinquency is...

juveniles

Name: Professor: Course: Date: Juveniles Introduction According to the law, juveniles are defined as individuals who are young and not held responsible for different acts of crime. Most states and the federal government have set this age at 18 years old. Different jurisdictions have different age sets that determine a juvenile. The age’s definitions are often important because they make determinations whether individuals should be charged at the adult courts or the juvenile courts. The juvenile courts possess three important categories that include those accused of criminal activities, those accused of a status offense and those who are abused or neglect by their caregivers. There are...

Should rules requiring all members of a jury to agree for conviction be changed?

Rules for the Whole Jury Agreement on Conviction Institution affiliation Student’s Name The study of justice law is always evolving changing times come along with subtle but quite necessary amendments. The agreement of the jury on a conviction is a rule that has its pitfalls beginning by trying this question. If there were any member of the board who is not in full agreement on the guilty state, would that be of favor to the defendant? The sixth amendment of the Bills of Right, says that a defendant will enjoy the right to trial in criminal court by the impartial jury of the state; Burns, R. G. (2007) however, is it so. This topic has debates in the criminal courtrooms, and every occasion...

Does pop culture(Music and Video Games only) have an effect on Juvenile Crime

Does Pop Culture Contribute to Juvenile Delinquency Does Pop Culture Contribute to Juvenile Delinquency Participants Participants with a history of issues with law enforcement shall be used in this study. The study participants shall be children aged between 12 and 18 years with a history of violent crimes. A sample size of 50 juveniles from Harris County Juvenile Justice System shall be chosen. Only participants who have committed violent crimes such as battery, murder, larceny, robbery, and assault shall be considered in this study. The specific sample will provide the necessary data required to determine the effects of video games and pop music on juvenile crimes. Juveniles with...

The rise of Private Prisons

The main aim of correctional education and prison time is to reform criminals and offenders so as to prevent them from making their previous mistakes and reform them into respectable citizens of the society. Prisons all over America work round the clock to house thousands of inmates and help in the seamless functioning of prison reform programs. However, the latest drop in the economy brought an unprecedented danger to this administration structure: budget cuts in various department made it difficult for many programs to run. Facilities ran out of space to house new inmates. Educational and vocational programs started suffering with underfunding, and the insecurity of the job resulted in the...

Racial Profiling: The Experience of Black Americans and Muslim American

Introduction The American justice system is composed of three parts that, ideally, should work hand-in-hand to promote justice. These three groups are the police, courts and corrections. The police are expected to arrest the criminals (Neubauer and Fradella 2011, p. 7). One of the tactics that the police system employed is racial profiling. In the realm of criminal justice, “the use of racial profiling as a law enforcement tactic is that race (or ethnic) characteristics help the police to target those more likely to be criminals” (Ryberg, 2011, p. 79). Thus, coming from this assumption, this technique will help the police department to apprehend more criminals. The minorities in the United...

The Death Penalty

The Death Penalty Name of Student Institution Affiliation Date The Death Penalty Definition and History of The Death Penalty The death penalty is the punishment by death that is usually administered to offenders who have committed various capital offences and is also known as capital punishment. The various crimes and offences that lead to capital punishment in various countries include murder, robbery with violence that leads to one or more dead individuals. Other offences that are punished through death penalty include adultery mostly in Afghanistan and Saudi Arabia, human trafficking in China. Treason, espionage and desertion are serious offences during times of war that are usually...

Police officers by the virtue and nature

Introduction Police officers by the virtue and nature of the functions they supposed to perform are mandated to use at particular times some force. For instance if the suspect is non-compliant to the officers request as required by the law, the police will have to use a relative amount of force to apprehend the suspect (Skolnick & Fyfe, 1993). On the hand, if the suspect is corporative as expected and directed by the police, the use of force will be unnecessary. The use of force should be implemented without discrimination based on gender, race or ethnicity. Impacts of use of force in New York Eric Gardner has been used more often when the use of force is mentioned about police brutality. He was...

Police and The Community

dentetitututiontommunities'. The less fortunate will be considered by way of the police maintaining their visible presence aPolice and the Community Name of the student Name of the Institution Course Student Police and the Community In the contemporary times, it has become a trend for police agencies to initiate community policing. Community policing is a value system that allows a complements a police department, in which the major organization goal is to work collaboratively with citizens of a society, and both private and public organizations to locate and resolve issues in the community. The police department understands the fact that it is essential to involve the community to deal...