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Brief the case of Holmes v. South Carolina 547 U.S. 319 (2006)
And so by applying this standard it was said that the petitioner could not “overcome the forensic evidence against him to raise a reasonable inference of his own innocence.A final appeal to grant certiorari was made to the US Supreme Court, where it was stated that although state and federal lawmakers had constitutional powers to establish rules evidence in criminals trial, such powers had been limited to the point that criminal defendants have an opportunity to present a defense which is
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Identify a specific type of fraud and/or corruption in a private sector organisation (this could be work related if applicable). You must then critically evaluate the strategies being used to tackle it, contrast them with other comparable organisations an
The ACFE (2006) stated US organisations lost 5% of annual revenues due to fraud. When applied to the estimated 2006 Gross Domestic Product the 5% figure translates to approximately $652 billion in fraud losses (ACFE, 2006). In addition, the ACFE (2006) study found 30% of occupational fraud was committed by employees in the accounting department and 20% were committed by upper management or executives. These violations are material, increasing in frequency, and have a significant economic
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INTRO OF LOW FOR PARALEGALS - 115
In the decided case of Woolbright v. Six Flags Over Georgia, 172 Ga. 41, 321 S.2d 787 (1984), a similar situation arouse, when the appellant suffered injuries to her shoulder bone, which she attributed to negligence on the part of the amusement park company. Upon detailed investigation of this case history, it was found that the appellant, Woolbright was no stranger to these kinds of joy rides, nor was there any mechanical or technical fault in the amusement machine or its operations that
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Crime As a Normal Element of Society
In such circumstances, people will begin to grade small offences as serious crimes. In an idealistic society where the concept of crime is mythical, people will be too possessive about their self-respect and maintenance of discipline. In a situation of the extreme peace in the society, a minor offence will call for a life-long imprisonment.  
Pages: 4 (1000 words), Book Report/Review
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American Constitution and Government System
Generally speaking, judges tend to adhere to one of two philosophies. Too few judges keep their sworn oath to uphold the Constitution. Those who do, look to the text of the Constitution and the intent of the framers when deciding a constitutional question, and believe they are bound by them.
Pages: 4 (1000 words), Book Report/Review
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Newton's Cooling Law Experiment
In the process of analyzing the experiment conducted on the two containers, we have to analyze the experiments based on Newton’s law of cooling. This law states that the change of temperature of an object is proportional to the difference between the temperature of the object and the surrounding environment (Bohren 89).
Pages: 7 (1750 words), Book Report/Review
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Lakota Woman by Mary Crow Dog: Some Gender Aspects in Case of Social Hostility
In this chapter, we will explain Mary’s troubled relationship with alcohol and drugs, as well as why she and other people on the reservation drink; also, it will be discussed what cured her. In a few words, alcohol and drugs were needed for Mary in times of Pine Ringe reservation, after Catholic boarding school, as ways of compensation for hostility and racial injustice.
Pages: 7 (1750 words), Book Report/Review
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Criminal Justice and Routine Activities
The article presents an argument that group association is not a reliable technique to use in conducting an investigation on sexually deviant behavior among the male college students. Moreover, the authors propose that there are variables that can provide reliable data on sexual deviant behaviors among the male college students.
Pages: 5 (1250 words), Book Report/Review
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Literature Review
There had been an increase of the trade of illegal drugs in different parts of the world over the last thirty years, beginning 1960, when there was a heroin epidemic in America (Currie, 1993). In fact, heroin epidemic was followed by a cocaine epidemic in the 1980s, and this continues down the history to the current level of trade of illegal drugs in different parts of the world (Belenko, 1993). There was an initiative established by the criminal justice departments facilitating issues like
Pages: 8 (2000 words), Book Report/Review
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Whatever the writer picks
Property crimes can wait. Some types of crimes are so rampart and they are reported for the purpose of information and records and for getting the insurance claims settled. A stolen vehicle is one such crime. The ground realities related to the investigation of crimes are beset with practical problems. When a cop shows up and asks questions many are not willing to answer as they do not wish to get involved. When none in the neighborhood is willing to talk to them, the assignment of the cop
Pages: 7 (1750 words), Book Report/Review
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Criminal Law and Procedure by Ronald Bacigal and Mary Tate
Preliminary hearing - the authors of this book state that a preliminary hearing step is a judicial proceeding whose purpose is to verify whether there are logical grounds that requires the arrestee to stand a trial.
Pages: 5 (1250 words), Book Report/Review
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Criminological theory
Positivist theories are concerned about behavioral pathology of a criminal.Micro and macro theories fall under abstraction level mode of a theory classification. Macro theories are more abstract with a broad scope. They are best described as theories explaining social effects and social structure. These theories draw a picture on how the world around us works, fit the puzzle by fixing the society structure into the picture, and then propose the relationship of the crime to the prescribed
Pages: 3 (750 words), Book Report/Review
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Last Chance in Texas - the Redemption by Criminal Youth by John Hubner
In most cases, as witnessed in the case of Dominique through the accounts of Cahill, sexual abuse and the feeling of no self-worth tend to have a direct link to teenagers engaging in crime, as it is their way of finding self-worth. The sexual abuse incident committed by a priest served as a catalyst for him to join the criminal world.  
Pages: 5 (1250 words), Book Report/Review
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Undocumented Citizenship as Real Problem in the United States
Limitations that were surfaced by Jose's illegal migration, which was occasioned on him by his parents. Through these immigration challenges, he became more focused to ensure that he achieved his dream. The job carried him to many places and met many prominent people that he felt would prove vital in helping him achieve his American dream. 
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Answer the question
Theft, burglary, robbery are relevant and rated at level 3. Arson, voter registration fraud, identity theft, shoplifting are all not relevant in the officers line of work. Vandalism and indecent exposure are all not relevant, hence rated at level 3. Child abuse, stalking, voluntary and involuntary manslaughter and child molestation are grave crimes and relevant, thus, rated at level 4. Murder, rape, prostitution, possession of unregistered firearm and harboring a fugitive are all relevant and
Pages: 2 (500 words), Book Report/Review
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Crimes Against Nature by: Robert F. Kennedy
The author projects his passion from the developing events where laws are no longer enforced to bring sanity in the environment.The author teaches neophytes the essential knowledge needed to understand what is going down in their works by giving examples how people’s actions contributes to environmental pollution. For instance, the author informs beginners that relaxation in policy implementation and lack of accountability is what has led to the current problems experienced. Similarly, he
Pages: 3 (750 words), Book Report/Review
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Employment Contract
-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Here after referred to as the employee.The employee will hold the position of
Pages: 9 (2250 words), Book Report/Review
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Analysis of Juvenile Justice
It is important to note that family characteristics relate to the rates of child maltreatment. The rates of abuse vary in relation to the caretaker’s or parent’s economic and employment status. Most neglect and abuse cases in the US enter child welfare system through the child protective services agencies.
Pages: 4 (1000 words), Book Report/Review
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Article Review on the impact of fire protection system design contracts on protecting life and property
Accessibility would aid in the case where there is a fire, and one does not have to struggle looking for the equipment. The personnel working in the building should be aware of where the equipment is and also taught on how they are used. The material should also be in a different color from the rest of the goods stored so that it is easily identifiable.An automatic fire alarm system is important because it alerts the employees of impending danger, and they can act on it before the problem
Pages: 3 (750 words), Book Report/Review
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Business Law Case Study
An 1890 Louisiana statute that provided for segregated separate but equal railroad accommodations, after refusing to sit in the black railway carriage car. He was found guilty by the presiding judge Justice John H. Ferguson on the grounds that the law was a reasonable exercise of the state’s police powers based upon, usage, custom, and tradition. 
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