Tough on Crime Approach to Crime in Canada

Tough on Crime Approach and Its Characteristics in Criminal Justice The tough on crime approach can be defined as a system where the only response to criminal acts is punishment, and severe punishment at that. Tough on crime approach is considered as a conservative approach to criminal justice and in most cases meant to not only deter crime, bu...

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Law Ethics

In this paper, a discussion of law and ethics is made in regard to the decision by CVS Caremark to phase out the sale of tobacco products. CVS is a national outlet company headquartered in Woonsocket. It is the leading outlet of pharmacy and health care products in the United States. The outlet's major aim is to enhance access to care, lowering ...

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Gang Reduction Model

Street gangs have over the years evolved to become great contributors to crime and violence within the worlds cities. This means that it is a major concern of the criminal justice department to deal with the subject of gangs in order to effectively reduce crime. Since their inception at the beginning of the 19 century, gangs have been responsibl...

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Boston Police Strike of 1919

The Boston police strike went on September 9, 1919, after the officers returned from World War I. They were denied a right to form own trade union, wage increment and better working conditions. During the strike, Boston faced several nights of property damages, noises, and other lawlessness. However, public coordinating with state guards tried t...

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Contract Law

The freedom of groups like corporations and individuals to enter into contracts bereft of government restrictions is the fundamental basis of freedom of contract. Indeed, such freedom opposes price-fixing, competition law, and minimum wage as forms of government restrictions. This freedom is premised on the doctrine of laissez-faire. The topic o...

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Criminal Law Topics

Constitutional Limitations One of the Constitutional limitations on criminal law is the prohibition of ex post facto laws. By definition, ex post facto law is the law passed after the occurrence of an event, punishing the conduct that was not criminal when committed. The ex post facto clause forbids such laws since they limit criminal law as a ...

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