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Juvenile Justice System Committed By Juveniles
807 wordsOn March 7, 2000, Californians voted in favor of Proposition 21 - The Juvenile Justice Initiative... The number of crimes committed by juveniles has risen dramatically, and it will continue to rise unless some action is taken. Thus, juvenile offenders should be punished more severely to deter other teenagers from committing crimes and for the safety of all citizens. I am in favor of the requirement that juvenile offenders, age 14 or older, be tried as adults for serious crimes, such as murder or...
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Role In Society Men And Women
840 wordsCrime and Gender: Does the punishment fit? Before the jury stands the defendant. There is overwhelming evidence in the favor of the prosecution. The verdict comes back from the jury, not guilty. Why? The defendant is a woman. In our era of equal rights and civil liberties women have made great strides in their advancement and role in society, yet it seems that gender segregates when it comes to crime. There have been countless cases where women and men have been tried for the same crime, yet whe...
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Terrorist Acts Terrorist Groups
1,714 wordsNational terrorism has been the focus of attention since September 11. But now domestic terrorism is becoming increasingly common among hate groups across the nation. Domestic terrorism can be defined as visible crime, or "street crime. " These acts would consist of violent crimes, (acts against people in which injury or death results) property crimes (acts that threaten property held by individuals or the state) and public order crimes. (acts that threaten the general well-being of society and ...
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Acts Per Hour Violent Acts
2,093 wordsViolence on Television When you turn on the TV on Saturday morning to watch cartoons, statistics show that on average you will view at least twenty to twenty-five acts of violence per hour (Murray). During prime time you will view about five violent acts per hour (Murray). I define violence as any violent act. This can be as minor as one person hitting another, or as serious as murder. People are constantly saying that there is too much violence on TV and that it is negatively affecting our kids...
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U S News Tipper Gore
2,599 wordsAs you read a newspaper or watch the news on T. V. , you probably have come to the conclusion that violence is becoming a real serious problem in the world were we live. The nation has witnessed many acts of violence through the past few years. Some prime examples would be: O. J. Simpson, who was accused of murdering Ronald Goldman and Nicole Brown Simpson; Susan Smith, who was found guilty of killing her own children; Timothy McVeigh, who is accused of the divesting Oklahoma City bombing of a f...
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Violent Acts Video Games
4,089 wordsViolence in Video Games Do video games containing violence spark people of today to commit violent acts? Violence in video games are blamed for some of todays violent crimes. Some people believe that these crimes are committed due to playing a video game. Others believe that video games are a easy excuse for the violent acts, and keep America from looking deeper into the minds of people committing these acts. Video games are also thought to be a good way to take out some hostility. In Bernard Ce...
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Television Violence Causes Year Old Boy
2,301 wordsREVIEW Television Violence Television Violence REVIEW OF THE LITERATURE As indicated, there are both advocates of the view that the watching of violence on television by children causes them to commit violent behavior, and there are people who disagree with this view and feel that other factors besides violent television viewing can be attributed for the cause of violent behavior in children. This paper will start by first discussing the views of those who disagree with the statement that the vi...
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