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    the enforcing authorities. These laws are strongly enforced against the weak and middle class people rather than uniform application that will include the upper class people. It is the people who have been arrested once for a crime who can be rearrested again for the same crime instead of any other person. Hence, the enforcement of a criminal law on victimless crimes is proportional to the social standard of the person committing the act. • Criminalising these acts does not deter the people from committing it as the arrests made are arbitrary or capricious in nature. A law that does not create deterrence in the minds of people is not effective in nature. Another reason for ineffective deterrence is that these acts are usually consensual or have not been condemned by the society as a wrong. • Victims of a particular criminal act put pressure on the police authorities which force them to act in accordance to law. But in case of victimless crimes there is no person to monitor the police performance. These offences create an extra ordinary opportunity for police corruption. In a crime like gambling or prostitution there is no victim and hence the police authorities will accept the bribe pad to them to release them off the crime as…

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    Introduction: This essay will assess the statement ‘There is no such thing as a victimless crime’. It will firstly support the claim by arguing that recreational methamphetamine use is not a victimless drug crime because it directly exposes users’ dependents to grave physical and psychological dangers, is strongly associated with violent crime, and results in acute indirect harm to society. Then, the essay will oppose the assertion by arguing that active voluntary euthanasia is victimless crime…

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    What we know to be victimless crimes should no longer be illegal. A victimless crime is defined as an act that is illegal but has no direct victim; these crimes include prostitution, drug use, public drunkenness, suicide, trespassing, traffic citations and gambling. (Schubert, n.d.) If these crimes are hurting only the individual causing the crime, then who are they really hurting? The United States of America has over 300 million people, and we have the highest prison population in the…

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    Is There Such Thing As a Victimless Crime? Tekya Morman CJC-112 Criminology James Crawford Fall 2015 Abstract For my research paper I will talking about victimless crimes. I will research this topic to prove whether or not there is victimless crimes or not. I will find evidence to back up why there are victimless crimes.I will explain what a victim is to give the reader a better idea of what a victimless crime would be. I will explain what a victimless crime is…

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    At one time methamphetamine production was viewed as a victimless crime. Children living or at illegal meth lab sites were not treated as victims and were rarely interviewed as potential witnesses, evaluated for physical or psychological damage, or ensured to be placed in proper and safe environments. Today, law enforcement, medical, and social services professionals show growing awareness of the physical, developmental, emotional, and psychosocial damage to these children. The age related…

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    Victimless crime is as illegal behavior that by definition has “no victims.” This illegal behavior does not directly violate or threaten the rights of another individual. Victimless crimes are based on morality laws or laws that are considered to be for the good or best of society. Research focuses on the three main areas of prostitution, drugs, and gambling. I believe that there needs to be more of a focus on the issue of prostitution. This is because of the controversial topics of legalization…

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    Laws are a set of established rules made by each state to abide by. A crime is a violation of these set laws, however, not all crimes have victims that are quickly identifiable. In such a case, these crimes are referred to as victimless crimes or consensual crimes. In most cases, we understand victimless crimes to be consensually entered into and at times they leave no victims, no damage to another party or damage to property. However, victimless crimes do have victims, the violator who breaks…

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    Whether people sell or buy drugs, the involvement with drugs is not a victimless crime. Many believe that the use of drugs does not affect the people around them because the individual may be using drugs within a closed environment and is not causing any harm to anyone else, but themselves. This is true to an extent, at the moment of doing drugs the individual possibly is not harming anyone but themselves, but eventually the individual will come into contact with other people such as friends or…

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    others claim that legalizing prostitution can help lower rape, undermine organized crime and reduce the spread of disease. Using utilitarianism, virtue ethics and Kant deontology I try to prove that prostitution is immoral and it should be banned. Prostitution is defined as “business of engaging in a sexual relationship in exchange for payment or some other benefit”. The practice usually happens legally in modern cites like Vegas, Berlin and Amsterdam. However, in many other places, the…

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    with people of all ages. Along with this disagreement comes the topic of too much freedom. Some may say if a country tolerates drugs to be legal then the people will continue to want more freedom. Legalization of drugs may lead to other heinous crimes becoming legal as well. Would all this legalization go against the harm principle and somehow lead to direct harm down the road? Possibly. The more freedom a person is given the greater the chance they have to screw it up. Hence, direct harm…

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