Imprisonment and detention

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  • Candice Lecky's Argument Against Ruling

    Green Magistrates Court, Mr. Walker issued a claim asking for damages for “false imprisonment,…

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  • Essay On The Pow Camps In Unbroken By Louis Zamperin

    POWs during WWII During World War II there were hundreds of POW camps that were located across the United States, Asia, and Europe. POW camps were camps that held prisoners of war. These POW camps were supposed to follow the international laws of the Geneva Convention, but a lot of the time the camp officials did not follow these regulations. Laura Hillenbrand’s biography Unbroken, describes the life of Louis Zamperini who was an American POW that was captured and lived in several Japanese POW…

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  • Life In Overpopulated Prisons

    India is one of the countries with the highest preventive detention, 249,796 people in overpopulated prisons. During police custody, they suffer beatings, sleep deprivation and electro-shock (all of this in violations of their constitutional rights). Subject to degrading and inhuman treatment, it is an example of large-scale human rights abuses. Every day, four people die in both police and judicial custody for these abuses. Many of these deaths could be avoided if the cases were resolved…

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  • Analysis Of The Juvenile Detention Alternative Initiative

    an overview of the Juvenile Detention Alternative Initiative (JDAI) and how successful the program became and continues to grow. But, I wanted to know more specifically what JDAI is before recognizing the impressive statistical achievements this program has reported. So, I downloaded the full 40-page report and learned the following… The main purpose, or goal, for creating the JDAI was to decrease the number of juveniles in detention and to do that without compromising public safety (A. C.…

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  • National Day Laborer Organization: A Case Study

    accept the unearned advantages of their skin color while allowing them to deny responsibility for how it disadvantages other groups… (19). “Legally Mexican Americans were accorded the racial status of White people; socially, politically, and economically, however, they were treated as non-Whites” according to Neil Foley (87). The oppressions that Elmer and other individuals endure in correction centers are based on the unacceptance and disapproval the US society has adapted throughout history,…

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  • Summary: The Correctional System Of Denmark

    Currently there is, a reception and disciplinary Centre in the state prison of Nyborg and an open one of Sobysogard. The individuals that is in need of psychiatric treatment is being placed in half of the state prison of Nyborg because it is still used as a closed youth prison. In 1968, young offenders was being sent to youth prison which took over two of the open prisons (Mogelkaer and Kaershavedgard) because of an increasingly number of offenders. In modern society, there is no special…

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  • ECHR And Mandatory Sentencing Essay

    The ECHR believe this mechanism will prevent prolonged and unnecessary imprisonment. The ECHR believe proportionality is of paramount importance within the framework of sentencing, in other words, as previously stated, while a life sentence may not seem unfavourable it must be proportionate to the crime committed.(Reference goes here)In recent years the ECHR have been presented with an increasing number of cases regarding fairness of mandatory life sentences and subsequently following a series…

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  • Juvenile Justice System: Article Analysis

    “And I see the- you know, when I go to the juvenile detention centers and prisons, I see people who can’t read now. And I know when they leave those prisons and those detention centers, they’re not going to be able to make it in our society.”-Walter Dean Myers. If we do not take a stand to youth spending 15 to life in jail we’re not benefiting our society but instead we’re tearing it down. Not only are kids as young as 6 being sent to jail but also most of them are being charged with felony…

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  • Transfield Services Case Study Essay

    Introduction This essay will focus on the given case study: 'Transfield Services -off-shore detention centers ',referring to the 2014 boycott against Transfield Services’ involvement in the construction and servicing of off-shore detention facilities in Nauru and Manus Island. With relevant analytic tools and business concepts, the essay will identify the background reasons of the event as well as demonstrate the difference between Transfield Holdings and Transfield Services.On the basis of a…

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  • The Juvenile Justice Law: The Case Of Hari Ram

    objective envisaged under the Act is ensure speedy disposal of cases. However, the instant case went on for more than a decade. The Petitioner, a juvenile at that time i.e. 1999 became an adult who was still serving imprisonment in the jail of Nizamabad. Nothing can be said any further regarding the possibility of a promising future of that the Petitioner could have had. Although the Court did not refer to the best interest of the juvenile, its interpretation of the case in consonance with the…

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