Justice System Archive

Assessing the Death Penalty

There are only a few issues that manage to arouse strong emotions in people, dividing them into 2 opposite camps in the process. The death penalty is one of those issues. Rarely does anyone not …

Why Child Molesters should Receive the Death Penalty

The Death Penalty for Child Molesters? Let’s Give it a Try. It’s time for the American people to stop letting child predators roam our streets and prey upon our young. This recent case in Missouri …

Jessicas Law how to Punish Child Molesters

Children, innocent and unsuspecting, have become targets for perverted and violent acts, as seen in the case of Jessica Lunsford, who was molested and murdered. And public outcry demands justice for those children and the …

The Porn Industry in Canada Business is Business

The coalition of uneasy allies against pornography have, in recent years been the religious right (embodied in Canada by groups such as Focus on the Family) and feminist zealots (embodied in Canada by groups like …

Jessicas Law how to Punish Child Molesters

Years ago a co-worker of mine at the social service organization where we both worked, witnessing every day the lasting effects of molestation on children who were victimized before they were out of diapers, turned …

Assessing the Death Penalty

Do We Need Capital Punishment? There is a long history of debate about the death penalty. People have used religious, moralistic and practical arguments both in favor and in opposition to capital punishment. They have …

Jessicas Law how to Punish Child Molesters

Having four beautiful daughters, there is no way as a parent could I even imagine the horror of other parents who suffered the horrific image in their minds of how their beautiful child must have …

Assessing the Death Penalty

Dead or Alive? The Death Penalty When a loved one is murdered, it is hard to deal with feelings of rage, hate, and even vengeance toward the killer. The crime that has been committed is …

Arguments in Favor of the Death Penalty

I’m new to Helium.com and not yet familiar with the rules of etiquette regarding countering of arguments made by other members but, after reading the three posts on the topic “Arguments in favor of the …

Assessing the Death Penalty

As I listen to the ‘intelligent’ arguments of our society, it becomes increasingly clear that we have simply lost our grasp on some basic principles. Therefore, rather than get head-on into the issue of the …

The Case against the Death Penalty

It is the height of hypocrisy for the state to say that murder is wrong and then turn around and commit murder in the name of justice. If the state wants to put out the …

History of us District Judges Removed from Office by Impeachment

In our country’s over-230-year history, there have been only seven U.S. District Judges removed from office by impeachment.  These judges preside in United States district courts, which are our federal trial courts.   Currently there are …

How to Clear your Criminal Record

It is becomming more common place to find on the news stories about youths making terrible choices and paying a dear price for them. Many of the youths who commit a crime will face probation, …

Criminal Justice System and Mental Illness

Knowing right from wrong makes all the difference when dealing with mental illness and the court system. Of course, those filling up jails and prisons are mentally ill, to a degree, and many of them …

Death Penalty

Most of us have seen it on television or in a movie. A young kid on the verge of puberty riding along on his bike when suddenly the clouds part and a ray of sunshine …

Difference between Actus Reus and Mens Rea Criminal Justice

It is impossible here to overlook some of the contradictions in the criminal justice system when it comes to federal prosecutors as well as state prosecutors in their selection of identified blue collar crimes; crimes that possibly …

What is the us Supreme Court

The U.S. Supreme Court is the highest court in the land. The Supreme Court is the judicial branch of government consisting of all national courts with the power to interpret the Constitution and other laws …

Death Penalty Debate

People have been debating the death penalty for years.  Stating that if we, as a society kill someone with the ” eye for an eye” approach, that makes us no better than they are.  What if we are …

What is the us Supreme Court

After the creation and ratification of the United States Constitution, the Supreme Court, the highest Federal court in the country, was created. The Constitution required that at least one court (the Supreme Court) be created, …

Bounty Hunters

I would like to start by pointing out that the idealists appear to believe that they can lay down a set of laws and bounty hunters will defy all human nature and follow the new …

Arguments against the Death Penalty – No

If the death penalty were an effective crime deterrent, it would follow that all previous state-sponsored executions would have somehow resulted in reducing crime. As regards the crime of murder, however, there actually seems to …