What Justice Means to Me Essay examples

1158 Words Sep 19th, 2009 5 Pages
What Justice Means to Me and How I Will Impact Society

Karin Jordan

University of Phoenix

This class is the first in my major of Criminal Justice, and throughout this class there will be a great deal of valuable information obtained. Justice can have several meanings to it because all of us are different in our own way, and we all will have different outlook on situations. Throughout this research paper you will learn about what justice means to me, and how I think I will impact society once I achieve my bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice. Secondly, you will be able to compare with the remaining of the class mates to see exactly how many of our views are the same or different. Last but not least, there will be at least two
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Vick was convicted and sentenced to serve 12 to 18 months in prison. Now that Vick has served his sentence and now released I feel that “justice was served”. However, now that Vick is out and trying to continue on with his life higher authorities is making it hard. There was a great deal of controversy about him being able to continue to play football ever again, and finally they decided to let a NFL team draft pick him but still not allowed to play until NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell gives the okay. With that being said, I feel now in this case “justice was not served” because they are still trying to penalize him after he served his time for the crime. The second case is dealing with Donte Stallworth who is the wide receiver for the Cleveland Browns in the NFL. He actually was driving under the influence of alcohol and hit a man crossing the street on March 14, 2009. Later on throughout the investigation Stallworth pleaded guilty to vehicle manslaughter of a 59 year old man named Mario Reyes. Stallworth blood-alcohol level was 0.126 which was over the state of Florida alcohol level. During the court proceeding with the case concerning Stallworth he was sentenced to 24 days in jail which he completed, along with 10 years of probation, 1000 hours of community service, and last but not least a “lifetime” bar against driving. The NFL final verdict for Stallworth as far as his penalty thru NFL, he was suspended for the entire season without

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