Criminal Essay Topics

General Hideki Tojo: war criminal

World War II is one of the events in the modern history of mankind which is looked upon with mixed reactions considering what was lost and was created because of this war. This was a showdown not just of superpowers, but also of the most influential leaders in different countries. One of these leaders is… View Article

Crisis hostage management/criminal justice

It is saddening when every day we read about reports of hostage taking happening all over the world. Reports from police intelligence departments across the world indicate that, hostage taking cases ranges from kidnapping of infants to taking hostage of crew of big water vessels, as is rampant along the coast of Somalia in Africa…. View Article

Criminal Justice Budget

Harris County, in Houston Texas, contains a pretty large population, and a large majority of that population classified as home owners. Harris county’s geographic size is considerably large, with a population estimate exceeding 3,935,855 peoples in 2007 (US Census Bureau, 2009). Furthermore, the percentage of Caucasians is around 73. 6%, with the Black population consisting… View Article

Blacks in the Criminal Justice System

All I wanted to do was pop down to the all night chemist and get some medicine for my wife. Should have been a job that took ten minutes at the most but here I am sitting in my car a good thirty minutes later waiting for this young police officer to decide if he… View Article

Criminal Justice theory of crime

There is no single cause of crime, it is rooted in a diversity of casual factors and takes a variety of forms, depending on the situation in which it occurs. Nonetheless, some theories of human behavior help us understand why certain people engage in acts that society defines as criminal or deviant, while others do… View Article

Criminal Justices Ethics

A few months ago, a woman was brutally raped, beaten and left for dead. Since the attack she remains in a coma. This case has risen to national prominence as an example of how today’s youth no longer respects fundamental social values, television and video game violence has desensitized young men to the consequences of… View Article

The Hole—A look into the prisons within the prisons

In the United States today at least 80,000 prisoners are being held in some sort of isolation unit, commonly called solitary confinement. Prisoners in solitary are isolated in a 6X8 foot concrete room for 23 hours a day. This is how the United States government chooses to regulate the prisons, by locking prisoners in this… View Article

World order essay

Nation states play a significant role in the promotion and enforcement of World Order. The nation states, through compliance with international law and multilateralism retain a significant impact in the enforcement and maintenance of the idealistic notion of World Order, defined as the sole existence of global peace and stability and an absence of conflict…. View Article

Jail and Prison

Many people think jail and prison are the same. In the past, I honestly myself thought that the only difference between jail and prison was prison was a bigger building than the building for jail. In fact, there are many differences between prisons and jails. Both are different entities. Here are some of the differences… View Article

Stages of Crime- an overview

Criminal law is a body of rules and statutes that defines conduct prohibited by the state because it threatens and harms public safety and welfare and that establishes punishment to be imposed for the commission of such acts. Criminal law differs from civil law, whose emphasis is more on dispute resolution than in punishment. The… View Article

Women police face problem

Research question: Understanding in present society how women police are affected by gender related problem in their respected job and how they deal with this problem. Objective: The primary research would be studying which kind of gender related problem and harassment (physically or mentally) a women police face and are they get same respect as… View Article

Child abduction

Kidnapping is any illegal capture or detention by any strangers for criminal and mischievous purpose. In criminal laws, kidnapping means taking away or asportation of a person against the person’s will. These problems are usually caused by parental child abduction, children abduction for slavery and abduction results from parents to bring up as their own…. View Article

Grand jury paper

Explore the right to a preliminary examination and the role of the grand jury A preliminary hearing may not be held in every criminal case in which a “not guilty” plea is entered. Some states conduct preliminary hearings only when a felony is charged, and other states utilize a “grand jury indictment” process in which… View Article

Social structure theory paper

In this paper I will examine the social structure theory, along with its definition and how the different types of theories make up the social structure theory. I will also attempt to discuss the strain, culture conflict, and social disorganization theory all of which make up the social conflict theory. I also wish to discuss… View Article

Courtroom Workgroup

The purpose of court is straight forward, to bring a conflict to justice. As simple as that sounds there are many more roles than a judge and a jury. Bringing a conflict to justice is a team effort, that team is known as a courtroom work group. One of the major roles of this team… View Article

Public Punishment Essay

Public punishment is an act or instance of punishing. A deterrent is something that discourages or is in intended to discourage someone from an act. In today’s society public punishment is often debated, where as in the 1800s, punishing someone publically was accepted. From community service to standing at intersections with hand written signs, public… View Article

Prison Nursery

The authors describe prison nurseries as living arrangements within a correctional facility that allow incarcerated mothers to keep their infants (born during their incarceration) with them through all or part of their sentence. This article brings to question whether these women should be treated any differently than any other incarcerated women and who should pay… View Article

Farmer V Pilot

Does Farmer have any claim(s) for damages against Pilot based on intentional tort? Discuss. Rule of Law : The essential requirements of intentional torts are the elements of intent, injury, damages and causation. The concept of ‘intention’ does not require that Defendant (D) know that his/her act will cause harm to the Plaintiff (P), but… View Article

The Six Forms of Punishment

The six forms of punishment are capital punishment, imprisonment, probation, restitution, fine, and community service. Capital punishment is when somebody commits a very serious crime like a first degree murder or something in that nature. The way capital punishment punishes is by lethal injection or electric chair. Imprisonment is for those who commits a crime… View Article