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July 2, 2019

Manslaughter v. Murder

Is it legitimate for a jury to find a defendant guilty of manslaughter in a case where there is evidence of premeditation, simply because members of the jury feel that the defendant was somewhat justified in taking the life of the victim? Please post your reply to the above question of at least 150 words
July 2, 2019

Research Response

Please answer the following questions. 1) What is the difference between first-degree murder, felony murder, and second-degree murder? (Provide an example for each). 2) What is the difference between voluntary and involuntary manslaughter? Should voluntary manslaughter be used to lower charges from murder in certain cases? Is this justified, and how could this be justified? 3) What are the differences between simple and aggravated assault, and simple and aggravated battery? From your readings, are these definitions always easy to apply to the facts of any given case, especially when determining what is a “deadly weapon” and what is “great bodily […]
July 2, 2019

Deviant behavior Discussion

Question(s): Would you consider socially and self-destructive behaviors discussed in this section as a sociologically anomic response to rapidly changing society? In what way do the processes of deviance ascription reflect lifestyle class-based biases? Take into consideration how differences are socially constructed and defined; where street whores are bad but call girls not so bad and have a code of’ ethics’, crack ‘addiction’ is bad but cocaine ‘abuse’ is not so bad, human racialized preferences are color-coded etc… Is the imposition of mainstream standards unfair to marginal groups in light of the different conditions attached to social location and the […]
July 2, 2019

Project Timeline

Assume that you are a member of a city-wide task force appointed by your mayor for the purpose of addressing the issue of homeless persons in your area. You have been tasked with developing a grant or foundation-funded proposal for a project to assist homeless persons in your community. Develop a project timeline that lists the following: The persons responsible for the project and their job titles Tasks, goals, or duties Projected dates when each part of the implementation of the grant will occur Include a 1,050- to 1,400-word paper that explains your timeline in detail.
July 2, 2019

Discourse Community

Audience: Your instructor and other members of your discourse community. Purpose: Answer the research questions: “How does my discourse community communicate? What are commonly used genres in my community?” Length: 6+ pages and References Instructions: Research a minimum of five different genres used by an organization within your discourse community – a non-profit, a social justice organization, a health care system, a judicial system, etc. Examples could include: press releases, advertising materials (build boards, print ads, video ads), websites, memos, reports, scholarly articles, Twitter feeds of major figures or institutions, Facebook pages, job ads, descriptions for majors at colleges, and […]
July 2, 2019

Evaluations and Budget Paper

Write a 1,050- to 1,400-word paper in which you answer the following questions: What are the benefits of an evaluation plan? What are the differences between a process evaluation and an outcome evaluation? What are the types of budgets used in grant funding? Why are these types of budgets used?
July 2, 2019

Discussion Questions Chapter 6

1 Explain some of the physical and mental effects of psychedelics. 2 What classifies as an “all arounder”? 3 Discuss the benefit rational for and against medical marijuana. 4 With the legalization of marijuana, what does research show regarding driving under the influence? 5 Explain the effects of marijuana on the brain of a juvenile. 6 Discuss addiction and marijuana.
July 2, 2019

The death penalty

Writing Prompt: The Death Penalty According to the US Supreme Court and the US Constitution, capital punishment is acceptable when the severity of the sentence has been deemed to be appropriate to the severity of the crime. Some people believe the death penalty is a just form of capital punishment for the crime of first degree murder. As of January 2018, 31 states permit capital punishment. On the other hand, some people believe the death penalty is unjust because it violates the Eighth Amendment of the US Constitution, which forbids “cruel and unusual punishment.” Write a minimum of two pages […]
July 2, 2019

Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders

1 What are inhalants and how do they affect the body and mind? 2 How does the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5) classify Inhalant-Related Disorders? 3Discuss performance-enhancing drugs and how they have affected the sports world. 4 Explain some of the side effects of these performance-enhancing drugs? 5 Name one of the other “compulsive behaviors” mentioned in Chapter 7 and speak to its dangers. Examples; compulsive gambling, compulsive buying disorder, hoarding, eating disorders, electronic addictions.
July 2, 2019

What regions, or parts of the country, would you say have cultures that are more conducive to crime

Please answer the following questions: Provide a modern-day example(s) of different cultures and subcultures in the United States. What regions, or parts of the country, would you say have cultures that are more conducive to crime? Explain. What areas in Miami are conducive to crime? Explain. Make sure to: Write a short essay or paragraph of at least 300 words. Use concrete examples/details and avoid generalities. Address all questions. Use proper grammar and punctuation. If you researched your topic and are using information from what you learned, remember to cite your sources.
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