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Department Of Corrections Restorative Justice Community
502 wordsPresented at the National Institution of Corrections Teleconference on Restorative Justice, December 12, 1996, were the "Basic Values of Restorative Justice." They are as follows: (1). Crime is an offense against human relationships. (2). Victims and the community are central to the justice process. (3). The first priority of the justice system is to assist victims. (4). The second priority is to restore the community, to the degree possible. (5). The offender has personal responsibility to vict...
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World War Ii U S Military
1,485 words(Except Persons of Japanese Descent) America Land of the free and home of the brave. Land of the free Land of the free Funny that the land of the free would steal away the lives of 119, 000 individuals simply because they looked different. Nothing like good old irony to bring a country together. During the late 1800 s, there was a large rise in the immigration of Japanese to the U. S, much to the dismay of many American citizens. The Japanese have long been discriminated against in the U. S. Peo...
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Crime And Punishment Commit Crimes
1,025 wordsAmerica has to wake up and realize that the current structure of our penal system is failing terribly. Take a group of people, strip them of possessions and privacy, expose them to constant threats of violence, overcrowd their cell-block, deprive them of meaningful work, and the result is an embittered underclass more intent on getting even with society than contributing to it. There is a better way to deal with crime and punishment in America. Americans pay too much money for prisons to fail so...
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Half An Hour Middle School
599 wordsThe students of Snow Canyon Middle School desperately need there time away from school. To unwind from tests, teachers, school work, and learning. All those subjects are very stressful in a young teenagers life. Our lunch hour is the only hour from 8: 00 a. m. to 2: 50 p. m. that we have that we can just get away from school, and relax and have fun. This is why we must fight for a longer lunch hour. My friends and I are always rushing down to lunch, which takes time out of our unwinding. Then we...
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Mc Cardie J Great Northern Railway Defendant
1,148 wordsThe origins of the doctrine of necessitous intervention by someone who is in a legal relationship with the defendant lie in the principle of agency of necessity, where an agent went beyond his or her authority by intervening on behalf of the principal in an emergency. Because of the circumstances of necessity, particularly the impracticability of the agent communicating with the principal, the courts were prepared to treat the agent as though he or she had the necessary authority to do what was ...
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Pre Existing Relationship Pre Existing Legal Relationship Defendant
1,108 words... nt, as it was here. Despite this change in terminology, it is still important to draw a distinction between those cases in which a stranger has intervened in circumstances of necessity and those in which the plaintiff who intervened has a pre-existing relationship with the defendant. The change in terminology in respect of the latter doctrine emphasises that the preexisting relationship between the parties need not have been an agency relationship. Lord Diplock did suggest that the condition...
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Treaty Of Versailles Allied Powers
1,097 wordsWilsons Fourteen Points were a decent attempt at peace and restitution after the Great War; however, there were many inherent problems with the Wilsonian agenda. These problems were caused by many things, including Allied bias, American ambition, and Western European dominance. While trying to fix many problems in Europe, the Fourteen Points mainly concentrated on the things that were important to the Allied powers: France was bent on revenge, Great Britain was looking to further its power over ...
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Imposing The Death Penalty Life Sentence
659 wordsThere are five basic reasons that society uses when imposing punishment that Ive been able to conclude from my readings. I will discuss these societal concepts and show that the death penalty does not serve to further them. As a result William Smith should not be subject to the death penalty and in fact the same should be abolished from our system of punishment. Deterrence Deterrence is basically defined as the punishment should fit the crime. Under this concept, the individual committing the cr...
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Exxon Valdez Oil Spill
822 wordsThe Exxon Valdez is an American oil tanker that went aground on a reef in Prince William Sound, Alaska, on the night of March 24, 1989. The nine hundred and eighty seven-foot tanker ran aground on a reef and started to leak oil. The leakage continued for two days, totaling eleven million gallons the largest oil spill in U. S. history. The tankers remaining 1 million barrels of oil were removed from the hold of the damaged vessel and transferred to other tankers operated by the Exxon Company. The...
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Tennis Ball Centrifugal Force
3,996 wordsThe tennis serve is the stroke that puts the ball in play and is often referred to as the most important stroke in the game of tennis. It has become a principle weapon of attack and is used to place the opponent on the defensive by forcing a return from the weak side or by moving the receiver out of position. A good strong serve can sometimes be the basis of winning a game of tennis. I have included eight picture sequences to illustrate the tennis serve. Represented in picture A is the stance of...
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Form Of Punishment Deter Crime
1,418 wordsAmericas prisons have been called " graduate schools for crime. " It stands to reason: Take a group of people, strip them of possessions and privacy, expose them to constant threats of violence, overcrowd their cell- block, deprive them of meaningful work, and the result is an embittered underclass more intent on getting even with society than contributing to it. Prisons take the nonviolent offender and make him live by violence. They take the nonviolent offender and make him a hardene...
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Holy Roman Emperor Holy Roman Empire
952 wordsWhen one looks at the religious wars, it is very difficult to identify a beginning and middle. People can argue that the seed for the wars was planted in the wars between the Calvinists and Hapsburgs, otherwise known as the Dutch and the Spanish. In addition, people can argue that the Protestant Reformation in Germany and other parts of Europe sparked these religious wars. It was inevitable that the growing division between Christian churches in Europe would lead to a series of armed conflicts f...
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Form Of Punishment Violent Offenders
1,124 wordsPrison Prison Alternatives Prison Alternatives Prison inmates, are some of the most dysfunctional people in society. Most of the inmates have had too little discipline or too much, come from broken homes, and have no self-esteem. They are very insecure and are at war with themselves as well as with society. Most inmates did not learn moral values or to follow everyday norms as they were brought up in society. Take a group of people, strip them of possessions and privacy, expose them to constant ...
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Death Penalty Capital Punishment
815 wordsWhen turning on the television, radio, or simply opening the local newspaper, one is bombarded with news of arrests, murders, homicides, serial killers, and other such tragedies. It is a rare occasion to go throughout a day in this world and not hear of these things. So what should be done about this crime rate? Not only is it committing a crime, but today, it is signing your life over to the government. This is a risk one is taking when he decides to pull a trigger or plunge a knife, but is it ...
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