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An Evaluation of the Justice Research and Statistic Association's Website
Evaluating Internet Websites Statistics and policies are one of the many vital components of the creating and reporting of criminal trends in America. These statistics are devised from crimes that happen all around the United States. Some of these crimes may have happened in neighborhoods around this area, while others may...
Citizens Should Take Precaution in Safeguarding Personal and Sensitive Information
“It is quite likely that more conversations occur electronically than face to face.” (Landau 1) With the exponential rise in technology, specifically in electronic communication, this opinion closely resembles fact. Electronic conversations will no doubt increase in the future, as will electronic transactions and time spent...
An Examination of the Surviving Racial Caste System
Obama's presence as the President of the United States is largely focused on the color of his skin. When he first ran, even the option of having a non-white president was seen as progress for America and its history of racism. His slogan of hope prevailed and citizens waited for the change to occur. Obama not only embodied...
The Privacy Violation of the National Security Authority's PRISM Project
Have you ever wondered if the government has been spying on the American people? After the Edward Snowdens leaks it has been confirmed that the National Security Agency or NSA has in fact been spying on the American people through mass surveillance under a project named, “PRISM”. The NSA collects metadata from big tech comp...
The US Government Should Not Be Allowed to Spy on Its Citizens
Should the federal government/ National Security Agency (NSA) be allowed to spy on the citizens of the United States through mass surveillance? There is a lot of controversy on the NSA, and what they do, and we wouldn’t have known the NSA was spying on the American people through the internet without the proclaimed whistleb...
A Discussion on the Topic of Equality Versus Discretion
Equality versus Discretion Equality versus Discretion deals with the dilemma that all people should either be treated equally or should be treated based on their circumstances and situations. The principles of Equality mean that all people who commit the same crime should get the same consequence and the punishment shoul...
The Flaws of the Economic Policy of Ronald Reagan
Former United States President Ronald Reagan’s “supply-side” economic policy is perhaps the largest con in American history. Reagan only used the idea to win the Oval Office and, once it was in effect, it did next to nothing for the average American while giving an irresponsibly large amount of power to a handful of compan...
An Examination of the Proposal for the Legalization of Marijuana for Recreational Use by Adults
Should Marijuana Be Legalized? With the recent election season that has just gone by, this question has become more prevalent in society. In 2010 California became the first state to legalize marijuana only for medicinal use. In this election season, both Colorado and Washington state legalized marijuana for recreational u...
Bill Clinton's Firefighter Investment and Response Enhancement Act
The Firefighter Investment and Response Enhancement Act H.R. 1168 (106th), from here on referred to as the FIRE Act, started as a relatively simple piece of legislation submitted by Rep. William J. Pascrell (D-NJ). Rep. Pascrell, a former mayor, had difficulty funding local fire services and sought to reform how firefighter...
Addressing the Problem of Illegal Immigration Through the Immigration Policies in the United States
Introduction Since the Immigration and Reform Act of 1986 the United States has struggled with the development of meaningful immigration policy reform. This prolonged stagnation has led to the compounding problem of desperate immigrants seeking other means of entry into the United States – most common is crossing the borde...