Crimes Essays


Islamic Terrorism Essay

  Islamic Terrorism: The Radicalization of Religion   Abstract This essay focuses on radical Islamic terrorism, from its roots in the Shia rebellion that led to the Iranian Revolution to the modern day terrorist group Daesh/ISIL/ISIS/IS.  It discusses how 9-11 introduced many Westerners to the idea of radical Islamic terrorism and the self-proclaimed holy warriors who carry out these acts as a form of jihad.  In order to help explain modern terrorism, the paper discusses the roots of the Sunni/Shia split and the lingering impact that split has on the modern geopolitical environment.  The foundation of modern terrorist groups that can Continue Reading...

Liberal and Conservative Beliefs Of Justices

should not be accepted because it would mean that justice is not served (white collar crimes especially take advantage of this). What would happen in a criminal justice system without plea bargaining is that courts would become so backed up that cases would never be heard in the lifetime of the persons involved/charged. Alternatives to the plea bargaining process to enhance justice and efficiency could include diversion programs that remove less serious charges from the process (American Bar Association, 2015). ASHFORD 4: - WEEK 3 - DISCUSSION 1 Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was born in 1933 in… Continue Reading...

Enron Ethics and Leadership Failures

with human resources and labor issues than about the white collar crimes committed by Enron executives. Both of these issues combined to create an ethical meltdown. 2. How would you characterize Enron's culture and what role, and in what way, do you think culture played in the ethical issues at Enron? Enron's culture problems began the top of the company, where pumping up the earnings was the only thing that mattered -- it was the de facto way to boost earnings. If the earnings were not reflective of reality in terms of how much revenue Enron actually brought in,… Continue Reading...

Evaluation Of Crime Incidents

that the analysis will focus on determining the series and patterns of these crimes through linking them together (Stenton, 2006). Additionally, the use of tactical analysis in these summaries would focus on identifying probable suspects responsible for the crime series and patterns, and forecasting future crime incidents depending on the identified crime patterns and trends. These incidents can be considered as a crime series, which is described as a crime pattern in which there is reasonable belief that the offenses are being committed by the same offender or offenders (McCoy, n.d.). Based on these incident summaries, there is evidence… Continue Reading...

Alcohol Use and Sex Crimes

quantitative research while the lived experiences of victims of sex crimes would be more appropriate for a qualitative study. These types of research questions are important today because of the well documented relationship between alcohol and sex crimes. For instance, Kelley and Lewis (2009) report that, "Alcohol use has been found to have a strong relationship with sexual offenses, including rape and pedophilia. Approximately 40% to 50% of sex offenders have reported that they were drinking at the time they committed the offense, and about 50% were considered to have abused alcohol" (p. 68). Moreover, there is clear evidence… Continue Reading...

Laws on Rape, Murder, Aggravated Assault, and Robbery

crimes Committed Against Persons in the United States The United States is one of the world's super powers. Like any other country, it experiences the challenge of crimes committed against people too. The FBI has shown that the rate of violent crimes committed in the US has been declining for the past two decades. Violent crimes can be classified into types that include rape, murder, aggravated assault, and robbery. Statistically, the rate of crimes committed to people in 2016 decreased by 1.1% when it is compared with… Continue Reading...

Restitution for Victims Of Crime

areas in order to fully understand intimate partner crime and victimization of the victims of such crimes and how best the holistic victim restitution process can be done. a. What victimology is in the context of intimate partners and the historical perspective and background to victimology. b. What restitution is and the various ways used to determine the levels of restitution and the modes of collection plus the challenges therein. c. What factors are considered when determining the amounts to be paid by the perpetrator in form of cash restitution. d. The institutions and individuals charged with collection of… Continue Reading...

Societal Perceptions Of Pornography

sexual assault and rape. In societies where pornography is legal and widely accepted, sex crimes have either remained stagnant or decreased over time, which has led to the belief and opinion that pornography is beneficial to the society. Moreover, pornography has been considered beneficial with regards to raising revenues for government, particularly in regions where it is a legal practice. However, pornography has been viewed negatively in today’s society because of its potential harms on people. The disadvantages brought by pornography to a society cannot be compared to its minimal benefits. The consideration of pornography as harmful to the… Continue Reading...

Michigan Community Child Watch Programs

1. The Michigan Community Child Watch Program is a program dedicated to helping deter crimes against children. Being a Michigan based program, it helps spread education and awareness of child victims. However, the program has it weaknesses. 2. Established in 1979, the Michigan Community Child Watch Program offers the community a chance to minimize the risk of children becoming victims of crime. Administered as a joint effort by school districts and local law enforcement agencies, the Community Child Watch Program owes its long-running success to volunteers that are trained to recognize, observe, report, and record any… Continue Reading...