- From the e-Activity, specify the fundamental advantages and disadvantages of using marijuana to treat medical illness. Next, take a position on whether or not health care organizations should use marijuana to treat medical illness. Provide a rationale to support your response.
- Discuss three (3) ways in which terrorists obtain financial backing to support their terrorist activities. Next, suggest one (1) tactic that local law enforcement agencies could take in order to prevent terrorist financing overall. Provide rationale to support your response.
Assignment 3: Assault, Battery, and Crimes against Persons
Due Week 10 and worth 190 points
Review the following scenario in order to complete this assignment:
(A) is walking alone late at night when a man suddenly jumps in front of her and drags her into an alley. The attacker strikes (A) and rips her clothes. Fortunately, (A) hits the attacker with a rock and runs to safety.
Use the Internet or Strayer databases to research assault, battery, and crimes against persons.
Write a four to six (4-6) page paper in which you:
Compare and contrast the key similarities and differences between the crime of assault and the crime of battery. Provide one (1) example of each crime to support your response.
Determine whether or not the jurisdiction in which the crime has occurred should consider the man’s actions as assault. Next, determine whether or not the jurisdiction should punish the man’s actions as battery. Justify your response.
Suggest one (1) different fact pattern that would change the scenario from assault and / or battery to consensual touching. Support the validity of your response.
Consider the following change to the scenario. (A) is held against her will.
Discuss the crime of false imprisonment. Next, debate whether or not the suggested change in Question 3 would allow the court to convict the attacker in order to punish him. Provide a rationale to support your response.
Differentiate between the crimes of false imprisonment and kidnapping. Support or critique the notion that one of the two crimes is more heinous than the other. Justify your response.
Consider the following change to the scenario. (A) and the attacker are romantically linked and are having an argument. The attacker drags (A) in the alley to talk. (A) slaps the attacker.
Debate whether or not (A)’s action would require the attacker to defend himself. Provide a rationale to support your response.
Use at least three (3) quality academic resources in this assignment. Note: Wikipedia and similar type Websites do not qualify as academic resources.
The specific course learning outcomes associated with this assignment are:
Explain the role of individuals and federal, state, and local government agencies in crime fighting and prosecution of criminal offenses.
Analyze the essential legal elements of criminal conduct.
Explain the concept of criminal liability.
Apply the concept of criminal responsibility and give examples of justifications, excuses, and incapacity for criminal acts.
Contrast crimes against persons, crimes against property, and other types of criminal conduct.
Use technology and information resources to research issues in criminal law.
Write clearly and concisely about criminal law using proper writing mechanics.
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Write a 1,100 word paper in which you identify and describe the differences of case management in the criminal justice system within the community and in a correctional setting.
Include the following in your paper:
- Differences between community setting and correctional setting case management
- How the process will need to be altered for various special populations
- Potential clients in need of case management at both settings
- Why ethics and confidentiality play an integral role when working with clients.
Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines.
Read the Case Problem, Cianbro Corporation in Chapter 5, p. 113, #10 See link below.
Discuss whether a temporary restraining order should be granted. Do you agree with the union’s objections? What is the rationale for your decision?
For this journal entry please review current events in the news or in your area where you live (Arizona). Are there any recent events in which a criminal case may eventually evolve into a civil law suit? What was the criminal act that occurred and who has the right to sue the defendant in a civil court room? What was the injury that took place? Is the injury involving both criminal charges and civil claims? Who is the plaintiff in the criminal case and who is the plaintiff in the civil case? Please focus on a criminal defendant whose acts may result in a civil wrong.
Common law has evolved in a written sense through the passing down of cases and rulings by courts on specific issues. That creates a fair amount of uncertainty as the person with the next case does not necessarily know how the matter will be fully resolved. Do you believe that common law is effective in resolving disputes among private citizens? Why or why not?