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Was the court correct in dismissing the attempted murder charge? Be sure to identify and describe at least 3 elements of a criminal act

CJ 230 U 7 ASSIGNMENT TEMPLATE

Class, use the template to successfully complete the assignment. COPY AND PASTE ENTIRE TEMPLATE, including introduction and conclusion, into your own word document. RED PORTIONS are guides/recommendations to assist in successfully completing assignment.

DELETE RED PORTIONS PRIOR TO submission.

DO NOT FORGET SEPARATE COVER SHEET!!!!!

 

Introduction: This assignment will be a 2–3-page paper, answering the following questions, based on the scenario provided. At least 2 sources beyond the text will be used and literature cited where appropriate.

 

1. Was the court correct in dismissing the attempted murder charge? Be sure to identify and describe at least 3 elements of a criminal act. (Begin by identifying and defining 3 elements of a criminal act. Remember to cite the literature. Should you choose, you….

Many states and local jurisdictions have enacted statutes restricting the activities of registered sex offenders at Halloween

American adolescents watch much more pornography than their parents know — and it’s shaping their ideas about pleasure, power and intimacy. Can they be taught to see it more critically?

Please read the above essay by Maggie Jones. Does it change your view of the “learned behavior ” in the last discussion? Does it change your view of pornography? Did you have any other reactions to the essay?

The next quiz will be Monday 11/1, chapters 3-5,7

We will have a blackboard collaborative meeting this Friday at 12:30 in our Course room to discuss upcoming quiz and some other items..Not mandatory, I will record and post.

In reference to a prev. discussion, hopefully you find this interesting.

Many states and local jurisdictions have enacted statutes restricting the….

Do you agree or disagree that the technique described in your article will bridge the gap between the police and community? Why or why not?

For this discussion, you will need to find one current article or video (from the last three years) about how criminal justice professionals are bridging the gap with their community. You can start your search by exploring the Discover Policing website for an article or video. You may also want to explore the “In the News” section of the National Initiative for Building Community Trust and Justice website to choose a topic interesting to you. Make sure to include an appropriate APA citation at the end of your initial post.

Take a position. Do you agree or disagree that the technique described in your article will bridge the gap between the police and community? Why or why not?

Critically evaluate the idea that people who commit offences are different to those who do not.

1. Introduction – We shall consider the proposition in two distinct aspects. – Firstly, we look into the key psychological theories in explaining individuals’ differences in offending. – Secondly, we examine a few types of offending. The selected specific types of crime are interpersonal violence, sexual offending, serious violence, offenders with mental illness and juvenile offending. – We attempt to look into evidence, research findings as well as some other theories in order to assess the different types of crime.

2. Background and setting (optional) – Brief discussion of nature of crime, crime justice system and offending 3. Key theories explaining offending (a) Moral reasoning theory (b) Social information-processing approach (c) Limitations and shortcoming of the theories (e.g. gender biased, culture biased towards western societies) (Only two key….

Compare and contrast the organizational structure of the mafia with that of a motorcycle gang. Do you think that drugs are their main source of income? How do they distribute their goods?

 

Assignment Guidelines

Address the following in 3–5 pages:

•Research mafia organizations within the United States.

What is their involvement in the illegal drug industry? Explain.How are drugs transported and sold by mafia organizations within the United States? Explain.What criminal activities result from this drug trafficking? Explain.

Research the Colombian drug cartel.What types of crimes are commonly committed by members of these types of organizations? Explain.

Regarding criminal activities, how does international drug trafficking compare to drug trafficking within the United States?

•Compare being charged under RICO to being charged under IRS violations.

What are the penalties of each, and is there any civil redress in either one?

Be sure to reference all sources using APA style.

Include Abstract Page

Responds accurately and completely to all parts of….

•If drugs were legalized, operations such as the buy and bust would no longer apply. Generally speaking, do you feel that drugs should be legalized? Why or why not?

The typical undercover operation is known as a buy and bust. That means that an undercover officer buys the drugs from the dealer and then arrests the seller. Or, the officer could do just the opposite by posing as a drug dealer and arresting the drug users after a purchase. That is known as a reverse sting, or a sell and bust. Undercover operations may include wiretaps, inspection of all legal records and documents (in which legal channels must be followed), and surveillance.

In 5–6 paragraphs, address the following:

•Do you consider a “buy and bust” or a “sell and bust” to be entrapment? Why or why not?

What types of offenders do you think are most susceptible to these strategies? Explain.

•If drugs were legalized, operations such….

When a crime analyst works with mapping in the police department, he or she has several responsibilities.

Write a 1–2 page paper that details the responsibilities of the crime analyst.

•What can the analyst learn? Consider trends, patterns, and strategic crime analysis in your response.

•Who depends on this information the analyst maps?

•What does the information infer?

•How can it be put to use?

Responds accurately and complete all parts of the question prompt.Response is well-organized, objective, and concisely written.

Writing is clear and free of grammatical and mechanical errors.Be sure to reference all sources using APA format.

you will be selecting and discussing a contemporary criminal justice issue to pursue as part of your criminal justice research paper for this capstone course

For this assignment, you will be selecting and discussing a contemporary criminal justice issue to pursue as part of your criminal justice research paper for this capstone course. The topic that you select will be the focus throughout this course, so please select your topic wisely. When considering topics, think about the courses you have taken in the criminal justice program, issues that you have studied, and topics for which you developed an interest. You will not want to select a topic that is too broad, such as crime statistics; rather, consider a specific topic, such as how the collection and reporting of crime statistics could be modified to better account for the dark figure of crime.

My area of interest is criminology/Juvenile Probation

Prepare 3–4 paragraphs that….

Your supervisor informs you that each criminal justice agency in your community has to develop a newcrime fighting strategy for the coming fiscal year t

Your supervisor informs you that each criminal justice agency in your community has to develop a newcrime fighting strategy for the coming fiscal year that must be based on a crime causation explanation to be presented to the city council for funding your department. Using the library and other available resources, prepare a brief summary of a policy linked to a theory that you would proposed.

This is for my Senior Capstone in Criminal Justice class\r\nIn your response, please address the following:

•The purpose of the policy

•The theory guiding your policy

•Anticipated benefits

•Benefits and disadvantages of your policy

•The implementation plan

Response is well-organized, objective, and concisely written.

Writing is clear and free of grammatical and mechanical errors.

Responds accurately and complete all parts of the….