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Do people bear some of the responsibility for their victimization if they mainta

Do people bear some of the responsibility for their victimization if they maintain a lifestyle that contributes to the chances of becoming a crime victim? That is, should we ever “blame the victim”?

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Write an essay addressing the issue of predicting antisocial behavior. Address s

Write an essay addressing the issue of predicting antisocial behavior. Address such issues as the following: Is it fair or ethical to label people as potentially criminal and violent, even though they have not yet exhibited any antisocial behavior? Do the risks of such a procedure outweigh its benefits?

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What are the objectives of community-based corrections programs?

full 2.5-page responses to each question, MLA format please include work cited. for each answer
1. What are the objectives of community-based corrections programs?
2. how effective are community-based corrections programs at reducing recidivism?

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Do you believe babies/young children’s IQ should be tested before starting kindergarten? Explain.

Read Chapter 5 and think about your own ideas about IQ testing in the very young. Then answer the following questions…

Based on the results of the IQ testing, would it be fair to place some young children in more advanced or remedial classes based on the results? Why or why not?
Based on the chapter, do you believe such testing might result in disparate treatment or in identifying children as potential offenders or as being feeble-minded? Explain.
Make sure to:
Write a short essay or paragraph of at least 300 words.
Use concrete examples/details and avoid generalities.
Address all questions.
Use proper grammar and punctuation.
If you researched your topic and are using information from what you learned, remember to cite your sources.
Do not plagiarize.

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Please watch the documentary video and compare small town versus big

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1. What is the difference between a small town gang versus a big city gang?
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3. What issues do small town gangs and big city gangs encounter? Are they the same issues or different?
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E2yyr0URiIM&t=1462s

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Examine the pros and cons for the United States to be a member of the ICC.

International Criminal Law
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Prior to beginning work on this assignment, read The United States of America and the International Criminal Court, Between cosmopolitan and American democracy: Understanding US opposition to the International Criminal Court, and pages 477-480 and 483 of the Routledge Handbook of Critical Criminology.
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The United States has refused to join the International Criminal Court (ICC) since its inception. The issue of the United States’ reluctance to join the ICC continues to be a matter of international debate. This week’s assignment requires you to take a position on whether or not the United States should formally join, and accept the jurisdiction of, the International Criminal Court. Avoid notions of jingoism, and examine the international community and the responsibilities of the United States as an international actor in both civilian and military affairs. Make sure to explain the consequences of not joining or a decision to join the ICC.
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Examine not just the United States’ reasons for not joining the ICC, but also various international perspectives about the leading military power in the world’s decision not to join this criminal law court.
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Must document any information used from sources in APA style as outlined in the University of Arizona Global Campus Writing Center’s Citing Within Your Paper
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Must include a separate references page that is formatted according to APA style as outlined in the University of Arizona Global Campus Writing Center. See the Formatting Your References List resource in the University of Arizona Global Campus Writing Center for specifications.
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What elements of current programs would you incorporate in your program and what would you discard?

If you were tasked with designing a drug intervention program for high school students, what type of program would you design, and why? What elements of current programs would you incorporate in your program and what would you discard?

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Case study based on a local drug charity – students must respond to the case study with a 1500-word report.
Case Study: The Society of St. James

The Society of St. James in Southampton has hired you to use your expertise to put forward a proposal for a new innovative pilot programme. They would like the pilot programme to help drug users who come to the charity for support with addiction. You have been tasked with writing a report that will be presented to the Trustees of the charity.

The report should:

– Provide a brief review of academic literature relating to addiction.
– Outline the work of the charity, along with its strategies, aims and policies.
– Propose an innovative project aimed at supporting those who access the charity for help with drug addiction.
– Explain how the project aligns with The Society of St. James’ strategies and aims, and how it aligns with the UK National Drug Strategy.

You may use examples of approaches/projects from other jurisdictions to strengthen your proposal.

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Explain the constitutional rights that protect a criminally accused defendant during a trial.

This is a 2-3 page APA paper exploring the rights of the accused at trial and the fairness requirement.
This paper will require research. In a 2-3 page, APA formatted paper, you will explore the rights of the accused at trial and what the “fairness” requirement means. Specifically, address the following:
Explain the constitutional rights that protect a criminally accused defendant during a trial.
Discuss the Supreme Court cases of Gideon v Wainwright and Strickland v. Washington and how those decisions impact the defendant’s rights at trial.
Explain how the work that police do, and the evidence that police provide to the prosecutor, could lead to injustice in the trial process.
Finally, address how prosecutorial misconduct (based on police misconduct during an investigation) might impact the defendant’s trial. Be sure to provide an example, fictional or real, describing how this might occur, and what the defendant’s “remedy” for such misconduct might be. Be sure to explore the appeals process as part of this answer.
You must incorporate at least TWO (2) credible, scholarly sources into your paper, adding citations to those sources within the paper, as well as properly formatted APA references on your reference page. This should be written in 3rd person.