Criminal justice administrators must be aware that the public maintains great interest in the operation of their agencies. Particularly when dangerous lawbreakers are involved, mistakes can be costly, and are reported publicly. To what extent does an agency’s dependence on public opinion impede or encourage planned change? What changes should the management of a troubled correctional facility make to keep the employees happy and prevent the public from going against the facility? Provide an example of a significant research study done in the criminal justice field. How have the results of this research study revolutionized the working of the criminal […]
This week’s required readings discuss the legal rights and remedies of crime victims. Victimization can be devastating to an individual, to families, to communities, and to society. With contemporary understanding of the immediate and residual effects of victimization came the development of certain rights to redress and remedies to attempt to address the wrongs perpetrated against victims. Address the following in your initial post: In what ways can victimization be addressed? In your response, critically analyze the rise of victimology and at least one remedy stemming from the criminal justice system’s response to victimization. Explain its pros and cons and […]
Question Description This week’s required readings discuss crime victims’ participation in the criminal justice system and the impact that it has on the victim. Contemporary victimization is multifaceted. On the one hand, advancements in technology and knowledge acquisition have allowed investigators and law enforcement officials to effectively and efficiently address instances of victimization. On the other hand, residual effects of advancements have also presented negative costs to society and to individual victims and their families. Address the following in your initial post: Analyze the evolution of the media’s role in assisting and hindering investigation of victimization. Critique the criminal justice […]
Question Description The US has the largest prison system of any industrialized nation. Further, people of color are incarcerated at a disproportionally higher rate. According to Burke, what may be some reasons for this?
Mr. and Mrs. Jacob McAlaster own a small variety store in central Wisconsin. It provides groceries, convenience items, and a limited selection of cards and gifts. They own just the one store and this is not a chain. The majority of their customers are central Wisconsin locals, but because the store is located on a main street, they do serve the occasional traveler from outside the area. The McAlasters’ store does not comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) (a federal statute) because the doors leading into and out of the premises are not wide enough to accomodate a […]
Please thoroughly discuss each of the following: Discuss what constitutes “professional Misconduct”. As an attorney, when should you or would you report an attorney for professional misconduct? Provide some examples to support your response. Do you think attorneys who get in trouble due to professional misconduct because of addiction problems should be held to a standard that is more lenient, stricter, or the same as other attorneys who get in trouble due to professional misconduct? Please explain. Remember to support your response with a source of reference.
Please thoroughly discuss each of the following: Discuss the difference between advertising and solicitation. Why is solicitation more strictly regulated than advertising is by attorneys? What types of solicitation are allowed by attorneys? Discuss the legal ethical issues with this scenario: Michelle is at her daughter’s soccer game. She works as a paralegal at ABC law firm. She sits next to Kathy, who is watching her daughter play soccer. Kathy was recently injured in a car accident and has a cast on her leg. Michelle asks Kathy what happened to her leg. Kathy tells Michelle the whole story and explains […]
Question Description 1. In Berghuis v. Thompkins, 560 U.S. 370 (2010) (which can also be found in the Resources link), the Supreme Court considered the position of a suspect who understands his or her right to remain silent under Miranda v. Arizona and is aware he or she has the right to remain silent, but does not explicitly invoke or waive the right. Please read the case. Give me a summary of the facts of the case and a discussion of the opinion, both majority and dissent. 2. It is estimated that about 75% of suspects routinely waive their Miranda […]
Question Description Prepare a chart similar to the one in the downloaded file to indicate whether the correlation between Variables A and B were found to be positive, negative, or minimal. Provide explanation and justification for your decisions. Variable A Variable B Correlation: positive, negative, minimal? Number of indoor basketball leagues in demographic area Three college basketball teams and one NBA team in region to spark interest. High demographic of younger target market. Lack of any indoor sporting facilities. High number of indoor sporting facilities. Extremely warm geographic area. Rural geographic setting. High-income geographic area. In your own words, explain […]