Bob operated a flower shop as a sole proprietorship and decided to formalize the operation of the flower shop, so he formed a limited liability company (LLC) to own and operate the flower shop. After the LLC was formed, the LLC hired David to drive the delivery van that was owned by the LLC and that was used to deliver flowers to customers of the LLC. One day when David was delivering flowers for the flower shop using the van, he ran a red light and collided with a car driven by Jan, causing injuries to Jan and damages to […]
The case of Miranda v. Arizona places some limitations on when a confession may be admitted at trial. Please answer the following questions. 1) What are the two major circumstances that must be present to trigger Miranda warning requirements, and why are they important? If Miranda warnings are given appropriately there is a presumption that the subsequent confession is voluntary. However, even when Miranda warnings are provided, or perhaps not even required, the confession may still be ruled involuntary under the facts of a certain case. 2) What are some things that the Court might consider when deciding if a […]
Question Description The study of victimology brought awareness to the plight of victims of crime and also yielded the concept of victim blaming. This week’s required readings analyze the rise of victimology and provide a foundation to begin understanding the field. Address the following in your initial post: What is victim blaming? What impact does victim blaming have on the victim and society? Explain the victim’s contribution to crime. Your initial post must contain approximately 400 words and reference at least two scholarly sources in proper APA format.
PLEASE CREATE RESPONSE FOR PEER 1 POST AND PEER 2 POST: Review the posts of your fellow learners and respond to at least two. In your response posts, you must do one or more of the following: Ask an analytical question. Offer a suggestion. Elaborate on a particular point. Provide an alternative opinion supported with research. Be sure to support your initial post and follow-up posts with scholarly examples from the module readings and additional literature where appropriate. You must cite all references according to APA style. PEER 1: My conclusion to the scenario of John and Donald’s store robbery […]
This week’s required readings discuss several factors that increase an individual’s likelihood of being victimized. These factors exhibit on both the individual and the structural levels. Address the following in your initial post: What are three factors increasing the likelihood of victimization? In your explanation of the victim’s contribution to crime, you must discuss at least one individual and one structural level factor. Your initial post must contain approximately 400 words and reference at least two scholarly sources in proper APA format.
Weekly Current Events: You will find an ARTICLE (CNet, NYTimes, Wired Magazine, etc…) and write a short reflection on it. Your work must (i) summarize the article, (ii) state why you find it interesting, and (iii) tie it into as many concepts from class as possible (iv) have the original article attached to it (no article, no credit). It must be at least 1 page long, typed, double-spaced, with complete sentences.
Provided below is a short case about a probation officer’s decision regarding the defendant he is in charge of. Read the case carefully and answer the questions that follow: Probation officer Nichols is in charge of Jim. Jim was sentenced to three years of imprisonment for drug trafficking. However, because Jim had no past records of criminal activity, he was granted probation. He also had an excellent work record. The terms of his probation were specific. He was to live within a restricted area, was required to maintain employment at a grocery store, and was not allowed to leave town […]
A. Written Report: 1. Report will reflect an effort by each student to research some aspect of Constitutional Law. 2. Report must be no less than 7 ½ pages and no more than 10 pages in length. It should be typewritten and double-spaced, using a size 12 font, New Times Roman or Arial ONLY. The Works Cited pages are not included in this count. 20 points will be deducted for each page short of the minimum 7 ½ pages. 3. Report should be written using correct grammar and punctuation. 4. Report will be written using the MLA format with internal […]
Answer the following question in 250 words or less and the 3 other questions in the attached document. In its recent decision in Nat’l Fedn. of Indep. Bus. v. Sebelius, 567 U.S. ___, 2012 U.S. LEXIS 4876 (June 28, 2012), the Supreme Court upheld the constitutionality of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act a/k/a “ObamaCare”. In its decision, the Court, at various points, cites to its 1937 decision in NLRB v. Jones & Laughlin Steel Corp., 301 U.S. 1, as useful precedent. Please explain what Jones & Laughlin Steel has to do with the ObamaCare decision. The info needed […]
This week’s reading provides overview of the research on biological and psychological perspectives, as well as discusses strain and culture deviance theories. After reviewing the reading for week 2, as well as the week 2 discussion articles in the lesson for this week, discuss/debate with your classmates your position pertaining to biological and psychological perspectives of explaining crime. Also, examine at least one theory from the assigned reading that explain crime and articulate why you either strongly agree or disagree with it.