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An Analysis of the Cause of Action, Applicable Defenses, and the Basis for the Judge's Ruling in a Case of Sexual Harassment in the Workplace
This is a case of sexual harassment where the defendant says they got passed for a promotion because the plaintiff posted an explicit screensaver. This paper will analyze the cause of action, applicable defenses and the basis for the judge’s ruling. These key elements will help or hurt the defendant’s case for civil liabili...
The Relationship Between Media, Crime and the Criminal Justice System and the Way It Has Been Changing Throughout the Years
Not only is the media and crime and the criminal justice system influenced by each other, but their relationship has definitely evolved throughout the ages. In the 1830s, the first mass-marketed media, the U.S. penny press daily newspapers, emerged. This type of print media depicted crime as a result of inequalities between...
A Case Analysis of the Lawsuit Charged Against Babies R Us for Selling an Unsafe Piece of Furniture and Causing a Death of a Baby
Law in the News Article Review An incident that occurred in a family’s home in Aliquippa, Pennsylvania in 2010 is starting to receive national attention as criminal and civil lawsuits are taking place. Almost five years ago, the Beatty family purchased a dresser from Babies R Us. The dressed was advertised as “a discounted...
An Argument Against the Use of "Not Guilty" Due to the Reason of Insanity
Many people put their faith into the judicial system in hopes that they strive for justice to protect the citizens of the country. This is why it is important for them to help the mentally disabled criminals and keep the average criminals from using those necessary resources to keep themselves form suffering in prison like...
An Investigative Report on Serious Law Violations in Prison by Former Police Lieutenant Rick Van Galder Who Is Serving a Three Day Sentence for Driving under the Influence (DUI)
Former Mesa cop had free rein of Scottsdale jail while serving DUI sentence is the title of an investigative story which was published by Wendy Halloran, KPNX on Aug. 19, 2016, for 12 News. The ongoing investigation by 12 News showed that the Scottsdale Police Department has desecrated jail laws and regulations procedures w...
An Examination of Norway's Prison System
Where to Invade Next: An Examination of Norway’s Prison System In Michael Moore’s comedic documentary Where to Invade Next, he plays the part of an invader, going into foreign nations to discover new ways for the United States to approach its growing social issues. He explores revolutionary ideas, from free college in Slo...
The Unethical Actions of Bernie Madoff
Bernie Madoff was arrested and charged with securities fraud on December 28, 2008 after his son reported him to federal attorneys. Madoff let his son know that a branch of his firm was an elaborate Ponzi scheme, since his son did not agree with this he turned this information in to the federal attorneys. My ethical perspec...
An Analysis of the Part of Criminal Justice: An Introduction, on Juvenile Sentencing
While reading the first chapter of our “Criminal Justice: An Introduction” book I found a lot of interesting points and gained new knowledge about things I didn’t know. One thing that stood out to me in particular was he section about juvenile sentencing. It was interesting to me because I never really understood how it wor...
A Personal Opinion on the Effectiveness of the Death Penalty in Decreasing the Crime Rate
Death Penalty Opinion Paper The death penalty has evolved over the few centuries contained in our country’s short history. From brutal public hangings to private electrocutions to the typically quiet, relatively quick, lethal injection. The crimes that provoked the punishment have also changed as we’ve become more civilize...
A Review of Death Penalty in the SAFE California Website
Death Penalty Website Analysis When it comes to a topic as controversial as the death penalty, it’s inevitable that people will form their own opinions based on whatever evidence they’ve had at their disposal. Whether they’ve done their research or only know what their friend’s boyfriend’s mother told them this one time,...