Term Papers on Legal and Government
Hemp-A Crop With No Future For
Number of words: 1858 - Number of pages: 7
.... the United States is something that is now being debated in several state legislatures and in the United States Congress. There is a rather large movement pushing for the repeal of laws that prevent this crop from being grown. Hemp cultivation cannot and should not be reintroduced in the United States. Hemp may have served a useful purpose in the past, but there is no place for it in today's society. Two major problems will arise from the cultivation of this plant. Law enforcement agencies will struggle to fight drug trafficking. Because fields of marijuana and .....
Juvenile Crime And Prevention
Number of words: 1174 - Number of pages: 5
.... the principles outlined at a Pennsylvania Family Policy Seminar was that the "first presumption of policies and programs should be to support and supplement family functioning, rather than substituting for family functioning." 40
Testifying to the Little Hoover Commission about the proper state role, the California Youth Authority said that while history shows that the juvenile justice system has been a shared state-local responsibility, prevention activities have been primarily local activities:
The state role is limited to advising, evaluating, coordinating .....
The Canadian Justice System V.s. Aboriginal People
Number of words: 559 - Number of pages: 3
.... authority in the justice system. However one understands
discrimination, it is clear that aboriginal people have been subject to it.
They clearly have been victims of the openly hostile bigot and they have also
been victims of discrimination that is unintended, but is rooted in police and
Two specific incidents in late 1987 and early 1988 clearly illustrate
this unacceptable discrimination. The first of these was the November 1987
trial of two men for the 1971 murder of Helen Betty Osborne in The Pas Manitoba.
While the trial established t .....
Hazing A Benefit Or Burden
Number of words: 2658 - Number of pages: 10
.... turns a group of individuals into a finely tuned machine where all the parts work together as one. “People who volunteer for the service are subjected to taunts and hazing presumably to make it difficult to become a quitter. It is stated that many individuals compensate for feelings of inferiority by performing successfully in this training” (Bernstein, 1303). The Romans, who dominated the world for centuries, required many of their soldiers to sleep with one another to develop a high level of trust for their colleagues. The troops that defend the United .....
Capital Punishment: The Legal Punishment Of A Criminal
Number of words: 557 - Number of pages: 3
.... The bible itself, also prescribes
death as a penalty for any of thirty crimes committed. The crimes ranged from
any between murder and fornication. In the 18th century more than two hundred
capital crimes were recognized, and as a result over one thousand people a year
were faced with the sentence of death.
Now at modern time, the death penalty, has been rekindled. Although,
it is not as barbaric as it was. Now the law only allows itself the use
certain types of “disciplining”. In the early 18th and 19th century the death
penalty was inflicted in many ways. .....
Gun Control: Is It A Problem?
Number of words: 549 - Number of pages: 2
.... This same
principle holds true for gun control. People here in the U.S. have the "right
to bare arms," but with that right comes responsibility. As an American with
that right you're not free to shoot anyone or anything at will. Government
should create laws to protect the rights of others.
I believe stricter gun control laws and better education on the use of
guns is necessary. People of the U.S. aren't as rigidly regulated by gun laws
compared to our European neighbors. In the United States it takes anywhere from
a few days to a couple of weeks to .....
Shop Online Or At The Malls?
Number of words: 372 - Number of pages: 2
.... but when it comes down to shopping, it is a different experience. Shopping on the Internet may seem like an easy way out from the traffic and the crowded malls, but nothing can beat the hands on experience of shopping. Shopping in malls gives the consumers the chance of using their four out of five senses: to look, feel, smell and hear. The consumers are able to look at every little detail there is on the product they want before purchasing it. Where as, when using the Internet the consumer is only able to see a small picture of what they want without any det .....
Don't Talk To Cops
Number of words: 478 - Number of pages: 2
.... INVESTIGATOR INTO YOUR HOME!
Such an invitation not only gives him the opportunity to look
around for clues to your lifestyle, friends, reading material, etc., but
also tends to prolong the conversation. The longer the conversation, the
more chance there is for a skill investigator to find out what he wants to
Many times a police officer will ask you to accompany him to the
police station to answer a few questions. In that case, simply thank him
for the invitation and indicate that you are not disposed to accept it at
this time. Often the au .....