American Teens Against Crime

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  • Personal Narrative: I Just Don T Love You Again

    I felt the car come to a stop and I knew we were at my house and I looked over at him. "What did I do wrong, please, I can fix it." I pleaded with him but he just shook his head. "Clara, no, it 's just not gonna work out anymore." He looked back in front of him and closed his eyes. "You 'll be fine, goodbye Clara." He said, not daring to look at me. I opened my mouth to say something but quickly shut it and unbuckled my seat belt. I got out of his car and ran inside, slamming the front door shut. My mom jumped, looking over at me as I buried my face in my hands. "Sweetie, what 's going on?" She asked, running over to me and holding onto my shoulders. I looked up at her, instantly letting out a sob and falling into her arms, crying against her shoulder. "He doesn 't love me anymore, he said he just doesn 't love me anymore. How could he not love me, I thought we were fine!" I screamed into her shoulder. She hugged me tightly, running her hand over my head multiple times and then down my back to soothe me. "Let 's go to bed." She whispered, taking my hand and walking me up to my bedroom. I sniffed, walking into my bedroom and getting under my covers, not bothering to change my clothes. I curled up into a ball and buried my face into my pillow. "Do you want any food, a drink?" She asked, sitting down on the bed beside me. "I just want to sleep, forever." I groaned and she kissed the side of my head before walking out of my room and shutting the door. My eyes burned when…

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  • The Forbidden Forest Short Story

    CHAPTER SEVENTEEN The Forbidden Forest Typically, Sage’s goaty grin all teeth and gums as she frolicked down Main Street would have set me to my happy place. Where sunshine abounds, except as I said before calamity seems to strike in twos. Our next misfortune started in a topsy-turvy fun house full of brain-teasing illusions, each clues unlocking another room packed with splintered reality. Which was awesome at first. Until Mason shattered in a room full of mirrors and I became trapped inside…

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  • Deportation Case Study

    INTRODUCTION International Law defines the legal responsibilities of States in their conduct with each other, and their treatment of individuals within State boundaries. Its domain encompasses a wide range of issues of international concern such as human rights, disarmament, international crime, refugees, migration, problems of nationality, the treatment of prisoners, the use of force, and the conduct of war, among others. It also regulates the global commons, such as the environment,…

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  • Essay On Sex Offenders

    All crimes are heinous but sex crimes are especially horrendous. Acts of sex crimes can not only completely violate someone in a physical sense, but also mentally for the rest of their lives. Several laws have been passed within the last twenty years to deter sex offenders. Theses laws are called SORN ( Sex Offender Registration and Notification ) Three major SORN laws are the Jacob Wetterling Act, Megan 's Law, & The Adam Walsh Act. Some people tend to sympathize more for murders more than sex…

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  • Sex Offenders Should Be Abolished Essay

    The Number One People Who Should Rot in Prison Sex offenders are disgusting people who should spend the rest of their life rotting in a cell. They deserve the most rigorous and cruel sentences, because not only do they rape innocent people, but sometimes they even go as far as murdering them. There have been laws passed cracking down on sex offenders. One of the most important is the Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act (SORNA), which gives punishment depending on the level of the…

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  • Sex Offender Recidivism

    Effectiveness of Sex Offender Registries: Do They Reduce Recidivism? Sex offenders are commonly perceived as the worst type of criminal offenders (Zimring, Piquero, & Jennings, 2007). Their heinous actions instill a sense of fear amongst their victims and society at large. Following an offender’s release, regardless of their crime, there is a high likelihood that the offender will recidivate if they are not successfully integrated back into society. Specifically, it is often assumed that sex…

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  • Attorney General Kamala Harris

    her intelligence from. Harris was born on October 20th 1964 in Oakland, Ca to Dr. Shyamala Gopalan Harris, a breast cancer specialist, who emigrated from India and Donald Harris Jamaican American who taught economics at Stanford. Harris also had one younger sister named Maya. Harris graduated from Howard University a historically black college and to Hastings…

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  • Negative Effects Of Teenage Drinking

    Council). A party may be considered merely a social event, but for many teens the night will not end well. Instead of fun, teens experience high blood pressure, brain growth interference, kidney and liver failure, alcohol poisoning, and possibly death. Underage drinking could be more actively prevented; teenagers need more resources available to learn of the negative side effects which include depressive thoughts, decreased brain development, damage to organs, and car accidents. Alcohol…

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  • Teen Curfew

    Do curfews really keep teens safe and out of trouble, probably not. The argument based around curfew is essentially centered around the concept that teens will stay out of trouble when forced to stay at home. However, there cases on the opposing side in which curfews actually prevent teens from getting into trouble, but just as many or more cases found teens in performing these criminal activities. In the article, “OP-ED: Why Don’t Youth Curfews Work?” by Mike Males, the issue of the concept of…

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  • Media's Influence On Crime

    Crime rates have an effect on everyone in one way or another. Whether you have experienced criminal activity first hand or have heard of a crime that was committed on some type of mass media resource. According to Jeffrey M. Jones in his article in “Gallup” “Twenty-six percent of Americans say they or another member of their household were the victim of some type of property or physical crime in the last 12 months, ranging from theft to sexual assault, according to Gallup 's index of crime…

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