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    Jane Addams took her talents and desire to help on a greater scale after a trip to Toynbee Hall in London with a friend, Ellen Gates Starr, the future co-founder of the Hull House. The inspiration they felt at this home for the poor was enough to be carried back with them and put to use. Her personal hardships were overcome, and for the greater good of the people, she pushed…

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    An early leader in social reform in the United States, Jane Addams was a remarkable woman who advanced the welfare of working class adults and children by providing practical opportunities and political advocacy. Born in Cedarville, Illinois, on September 6, 1860 Addams founded the world famous social settlement “Hull House”. She then lived and worked from the home in 1889 until her death in 1935. Adams was an encouraging women famous for writings, settlement work and international efforts for…

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    policy of Stop and Frisk. As the lyric goes “I heard the mission bell, And I was thinking to myself , This could be heaven or this could be hell.” The policy of Stop and Frisk arose from the decision of United States Supreme Court in the matter of Terry v. Ohio, 392 U.S. 1 (1968). This seminal case gave police the right to stop a person on the street and question them and if they can establish reasonable suspicion that the individual either committed a crime or is about to commit a crime then…

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    Terry V. Ohio Case Study

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    392 U.S. 1 (1968) Terry V. Ohio Facts: Police Detective Martin McFadden was an off duty police officer dressed in normal street clothes. On the afternoon of October 31, 1963 McFadden was walking around in downtown Cleveland. While he was out and about two men caught his eye. The men Chilton and Terry were standing on a street corner. McFadden was used to noticing strange and suspicious things and the behavior of these men struck him as suspicious. They were pacing up and down the street…

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    St. Paul V. Uber Case

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    Seeing a white male in a vehicle alone is not enough for a solid case for a lawful Terry stop. The facts of this case what few there is, along with the officers thinking that Uber has a possibility of committing a crime, is unfounded. Is it fair to state that Officer Mathison should be aware of the drivers in that area? I believe that…

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    e) Between 2002 and 2012, 83% of people who were stopped and frisked were black or Hispanic. f) The Center for Constitutional rights filed a racial-profiling lawsuit against the city. B.3 The standards of Stop-and-Frisk resulted from Terry V…

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    Stop And Frisk Case Study

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    police fears for their safety they move on to the next step, to frisk the person for any weapons or other illegal contrabands. The term “reasonable suspicion” and for a police officer to have such thing, in order to stop a person arose out of the case Terry v. Ohio (1968). This case changed policing because prior to it, police officers needed “probable cause” to stop someone, meaning that the officer has sufficient information to believe the person has committed or is about to…

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    committing, has committed or is going to commit a crime. This search consists of a quick pat down of the outer clothing. Stop and Frisk started with the Terry vs. Ohio case, in 1976, in which a police officer suspected three men of being about to commit a crime. The officer pointed his gun at them in order to search them. One of the men named John Terry argued that the police officer did not have enough reasonable evidence to search then, despite the fact that 2 weapons were found on…

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    In Twenty Years at Hull-House, Jane Addams described her mission for the Hull-House in Chicago to offer a center for educational learning and to improve the city 's conditions. The Hull-House was successful in achieving her mission by offering classes to gain domestic and educational skills and opened opportunities for young women. Although, the lack of immediate response to social problems by the government and the ethnic divide between the neighborhood and the residents of the house limited…

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    Lutheran Settlement House is really the only social service agency within the community. It has been providing services to Fishtown and the Philadelphia area since 1902. The services since then may have changed but it’s core mission of “empowering individuals, families, and communities to achieve and maintain self-sufficiency through an integrated program of social, educational, and advocacy services” has not ("History | Lutheran Settlement House | Empowering Children, Adults, Families, and…

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