• America and Prison
    America in Prison: The cost of the Overcrowded Prison System The population of prisons in America is steadily on the rise despite the over all decrease in national crime. At first glance, this may appear of little consequence to the average American citizen. The harsh reality of it is that the American...
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  • Tragedies of Postpartum Psychosis
    Conduct June 10, 2010 Brief Outline: Description of Topic Definition Sentencing Mental Hospital Prison Death Penalty Ethics behind Harsh Sentencing Kantian Ethics Cultural Relativism Ethics behind Sympathetic Sentencing Feminist/Care Ethics Intuitionists * Tragedies of Postpartum Psychosis:...
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  • School to Prison Pipeline
    School-to-Prison Pipeline: Does the Current Educational System Demonize or Criminalize Our Youth? In today’s society our children go down one of two paths: become successful or become criminals. The question then must be asked: have we allowed our children to be tracked down such opposite paths...
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  • Death Penalty
    desperate woman claims that, “She was a mother that was unemployed. She had no way of taking care of her children.” She also made the statement that, “She was fed up with her mother telling her that she couldn’t take care of the children or wasn’t taking care of the children,” Sheriff Williams said. “She just...
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  • The Effect of Incarceration on the Family
    From Prison to Home: The Effect of Incarceration and Reentry on Children, Families, and Communities Prisoners and Families: Parenting Issues During Incarceration Creasie Finney Hairston, PhD Jane Addams College of Social Work University of Illinois at Chicago December 2001 [ Project Home...
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  • Teen Violence
    ends at the hands of a young boy. The court convicted Lionel Tate of first degree murder for beating the 48-pound girl, and sentenced him to life in prison. This punishment was a rather harsh judgment many in the community argue against today. Instead of incarcerating him for life, what other options...
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  • Incarcerated Women
    research showing over the past 20 years the number of women in prison has increased so much that is has outpaced the male prison population, women’s prison healthcare has not improved. Some of the health issues incarcerated women face is abuse in prison, diseases and disorders, and lack of counseling and rehabilitation...
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  • A Fatherless Society
    Society in America Pope John XXIII states, "It is easier for a father to have children than for children to have a real father" (Quotes and sayings). Commonly, this is true for many African-American men who have children; they lack the resources, dexterity and education that is required to become a...
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  • Social Therory
    Tremaine Iwundu CJA/314 March 17, 2014 Carl M. Miedich Social Theory Examination Paper The way individuals learn to interact with society as children tends to predict how they will interact with society and respond to its environments as adults. There are social theories that help the understanding...
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  • Noli Me Tangere
    Filipino who had just returned after seven years of study in Europe. Ibarra was the only son of Don Rafael Ibarra, friend of Capitan Tiago, and a fiancé of beautiful Maria Clara, supposed daughter of Capitan Tiago. Among the guests during the reception were Padre Damaso, a fat Franciscan friar who had been...
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  • Discuss Political & Legal Environment
    alarm clock. I was walking through - in S. Carolina our church has a cemetery behind it and in the parsonage so I'd often walk by the cemetery on the way to the office and so I'm going through the cemetery and here's this man who is holding on to a tombstone saying, "Why did you have to die? Why did you...
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  • Rio Negro Massacre Letter to Unborn Child
    2 To My Unborn child: I am a female American citizen of Mayan ancestry. When I was a little girl, around nine years old, a nice Caucasian couple through the Catholic Church adopted me. It was these nice people who brought me to America, where I now have a good life. I grew up and married a white...
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  • "A Good Man Is Hard to Find" - Selfish Grandmother
    along. She didn’t want to be left alone at home and wanted to keep the kids company on the ride to Florida. Throughout the whole story, the family experienced certain events that the grandmother is to blame for the family’s fate and tragic ending. She told stories to the children about the old days and compared...
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  • Women in Prison
    Women prisons have less population than male prisons. Two out of every three women in prison have children. One out of three are pregnant when being incarcerated. There are many debates between the citizens and the community that pregnant women should not be incarcerated. If the women commit the crime...
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  • The Breadwinner Reading Log
    is a young eleven year girl named Parvana who has spent most of her life witnessing and suffering from the turmoil in her country. At the beginning of the story, she appears to be a naive and ordinary girl in the sixth grade who innocently believes that, when the Taliban close down the girls’ schools...
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  • Mr. Yumm Yumms
    Bright new Futures It is a hot summer day when three brothers, Matt, Alex and Thomas go over to the neighbor's house. In search of the video game left behind the day before, they knock at the door to ask for Robert, the young man that was using their game. When nobody responded they broke a window and...
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  • Parent Are Responsible for Their Children Crime
    get a translation  Share50 The Swedish government has announced that from September 1st parents will be made financially responsible for crimes committed by their children. • Swedish 'baby boomer' crime on the rise: agency (28 Oct 11) • Sweden 'not wrong' to okay genocide suspect extradition:...
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  • Bonnie and Clyde
    murderers. Though a burgeoning yellow press romanticized their exploits, the gang was believed responsible for at least 13 murders, including two policemen, as well as several robberies and kidnappings. The spree ended when they were betrayed by a friend and shot dead at a police roadblock in Louisiana on May...
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  • The Mystery of Manson
    the most notorious criminal minds in United States history. What makes him into the devious person that he is? Who was “The Family” and why did they follow him unconditionally even into prison and death? To this day, he has a congregational like following. Then and now Charles Manson can manipulate followers...
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  • Scarlet Letter Summaries
    a somber prison or a black flower of civilized society, which seems older that its age. The area around the prison is gray and gloomy. Decay and ugliness are apparent in the author's descriptions, the only exception is a lovely wild rosebush, whose origin is uncertain, blooming by the prison door. Chapter...
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