"Felony" Essays and Research Papers

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  • youth felonies

    Queens College Youth Felonies and Poverty Raymond Guerrero Urban Studies 101-016 Professor Robinson 12-21-13 One of our country’s if not the world’s greatest problem is that of poverty. Nearly 49 million Americans are struggling to put food on the table. With so many resources available to us the question many people tend to have is why is poverty still among us? Honestly I believe poverty for most can be a never ending cycle‚ a burden passed from generation to

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  • Felony Conviction

    You asked what are the consequences of a felony conviction with respect to employment. SUMMARY A convicted felon could lose a professional license or permit. But‚ licensing agencies are restricted in their ability to revoke licenses because a person cannot be disqualified from engaging in any occupation‚ profession‚ or business for which a state license or permit is required solely because of a prior conviction of a crime except under certain conditions. Employers can ask job applicants

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  • Felonies and Misdemeanors

    Compare and Contrast Essay Felonies and Misdemeanors Criminal‚ the very first word that pops in to my head when words Felonies and Misdemeanors come into mind. Federal government has laws in place they also have stern disciplinary protocols in place. When you get caught committing a crime you are usually being arrested and at that point are considered to be convicted of a crime punishable by‚ again the stern protocols in place by the government. Well you’re not really convicted until you’ve been

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  • Felonies & Misdemeanors

    Unit 7 Felonies & Misdemeanors By: April Mectalf August 23‚ 2011 Kaplan University Professor Laura Catron PA260 Scene On a warm Saturday night‚ Sharon‚ a teacher in a community where her family has lived for generations‚ and her husband‚ Rich‚ were sitting in a local hotel restaurant. They had already consumed two bottles of wine when an argument broke out between them. One word led to another and Sharon accused Rich of having an affair with his co-worker. At that point‚ Rich

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  • Should Those Convicted of a Felony Be Barred from Employment in a Company

    Should Those Convicted of a Felony be Barred from Employment in a Company? Should those convicted of a felony be barred from employment in a Company? This research paper will be about; should those convicted of a felony be barred from employment in a company? I will explore the views of this question from all angles. I will explore the view points of the employer‚ the convicted felon‚ and the public. The argument of convicted felons in the work place; is an argument that

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  • proposition 47

    when in reality it will not. Californian voters should not allow Proposition 47 to pass because it poses a threat to public safety. Among the many reasons why the proposition should not pass are‚ early release of dangerous felons‚ the lowering of felony charges to misdemeanor charges‚ and over-crowded jails and courtrooms. We would not want dangerous felons terrorizing our neighborhoods. As the saying goes‚ ‘‘if you do the crime‚ you do the time.’’ Under Proposition 47‚ thousands of dangerous

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  • felons are just like use

    Felons are citizens just like use‚ they make mistakes‚ but they are trying to get rehabilitated back into the world. Right or wrong‚ a felon is felon and ‘’an estimate 5.3 million felony conviction barred from voting‚ while in Vermont and Maine allow felons to vote while in prison’’. Felons when they get out they should be free as use‚ they did the crime and they paid the time. Aren’t felons released when they are deemed rehabilitated? It seems that we prefer to let felons stay felons‚ rather than

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  • Animals Hurt Just Like Us

    punishment is beyond me and is just as sicken as the crime. Animal cruelty should be considered a felony instead of a misdemeanor because hurting an animal causes just as much pain as hurting a person. Harming a person is considered a felony why not harming an animal. Forcing dogs and chickens to fight‚ setting fire to animals‚ and violently hurting an animal are examples of why animal cruelty should become a felony and not a misdemeanor. There are some breeds of animals that are used for gambling and making

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  • Arson

    house‚ or some part of it‚ however small it may be. Second‚ the house burnt must belong to another individual; however if a man sets fire to his own house with a view to burn his neighbor’s‚ and does so‚ it is at least a grand misdemeanor‚ if not a felony. Lastly‚ the burning must have been both malicious and willful. Under the common law offense of arson‚ the crime did not extend beyond burning someone else’s house. Malice was an essential element and had to be established independently of any showing

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  • Legal Aspects of Healthcare

    BHM 443: Legal Aspects of Healthcare Dr. Holly Orozco 25 October 2010 Brett R Myers BHM 443 Dr. Holly Orozco There are 2 classifications of crimes that criminals in the United States can be charge with either a misdemeanor or a felony. Depending on what state someone commits a crime determines what classification of crime they are charged with. Many states take the crime and the max incarceration period into consideration when determining what to classify ones crime as. If one

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