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    closely and often without conflict to seek out perpetrators of these heinous crimes. Both federal and state levels deal with this crime in different ways. Individual states are held responsible to handle cases as they see fit and to create its own legislation. Resulting in a broad range of punishments ranging from as little as three years to life in prison, In federal court anyone who is convicted of a human trafficking crime will spend at minimum 15 years in prison. This law applies only to an individual who did not take part in any murder, rape or torture. All of these can lead to a sentence to life in jail Being such a universal problem for so many different walks of life that the issue of human trafficking’s one of the rare issues that…

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    Certain crimes have time frames in order to preserve evidence etc. When an individual takes too much time in filing charges the case can become a “dead case”. In other words the case is outside of the “normal” time frame for charges to be filed. The statute of limitations could easily impact the how litigation of the case on hand because if these individuals are not tried/charges in the time frame everything can technically be thrown out. Evidence is a key factor in this cases and therefore, it…

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    safe and stop criminals. The courts make sure that everyone involved in a case is treated fairly and determine if the suspect has actually committed said crime. Correction facilities punish and rehabilitate the convicted so crime are not repeated. The United States has this system so that when all of these components work together crime is controlled, prevented, and justice is provided. Law enforcement is distributed into three major sections – local, state, and federal. At each of these levels…

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    The WITSEC Program

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    V of the Organized Crime Control Act of 1970, which in turn sets out the manner in which the United States Attorney General may provide for the relocation and protection of a witness or potential witness of the federal or state government in an official proceeding concerning organized crime or other serious offenses. See 18 U.S.C.A 3521, et. seq. The federal government also gives grants to the states to enable them to provide similar services. WITSEC was originally created as the Federal…

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    very important aspect to consider, that being federal, state and local. Each level is just as important as the other is, but different at the same time. Nevertheless one cannot operate without the other which allows the criminal justice as a whole to balance as one. The federal law enforcement agency “is an organizational unit, or subunit, of the federal government with the principle functions of prevention, detection, and investigation of crime and the apprehension of alleged offenders”…

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    Jail And Prison Analysis

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    Robbery and sex crimes are examples of state crimes. Federal prisons are prisons that confine inmates that have committed federal crimes. Federal prisons are operated by the Federal Bureau of Prisons. The Bureau of Justice Statistics states inmates confined to federal prisons are the legal authority of the federal government. Jails and prisons classify inmates by security levels. It is essential for each inmate to be assessed and classified into the appropriate…

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    Federal statutes like the Sentencing Reform Act of 1984, which according to the National Research Council, was intended to direct the U.S Commission to develop guidelines for reducing disparities, to provide alternatives to incarceration for most nonviolent and non serious first offenses, and to be guided by a prison population constraint policy but was instead used to promote mandatory guidelines, resulted in a spike in both the percentage of individuals receiving prison sentences and the…

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    The outcomes of a majority of crime scene investigations, which result in the prosecution of a suspect, is dependent upon the tenacity and admissibility of evidence. At trial, the evidence presented can be anything can be evidence that provides direct proof in support of a claim or belief of an assertion to prove or disprove any facts in speculation at trial or controversy, thus confronting flaws with proof or other means to form a conclusion or judgment. Simply put, anything that might have the…

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    Victims have stated that the justice system on tribal lands is often times too slow, or has their hands tied, to serve any real purpose. Often times the courts take too long to prosecute a case because it has to be passed onto federal authorities and a federal prosecutor, the victims will drop the case because the courts haven’t done enough. Sexual assault is a common crime on tribal lands, but prosecuting the perpetrator can take months or years. “Brent Leonhard, an attorney with the Office…

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    Federal Jurisdiction

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    Question 1 Jurisdiction is referred as the power or an authority to decide various legal cases. It is like an invisible line existing in an area where laws are enforced. There are three different types of jurisdiction. This includes federal jurisdiction, state and local jurisdiction. Question 2 It is a fact that a local police officer usually has a very broad authority although very limited jurisdiction. On the other hand, federal police normally have broad jurisdiction though very limited…

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