Category Posts : Criminology

Enlargement of the European Court of Justice

Criminology / April 23, 2015 / No Comments

This essay discusses the history of expansion of the power of the European Court of Justice (ECJ) jurisprudence over the legislation of European Union member states, and examines several explanations for this expansion. The author then considers how this application of ECJ law impresses on the integration of the acquis communitaire into the administration of both the existing member states and the accession states. The paper concludes with a brief discussion of the implications that the expanded role of the European Court of Justice may hold for the future of the European Union. Introduction Expanding Role of the European Court of Justice Role of the ECJ in the Integration of …..

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Juvenile Violence

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Discusses some of the causes for the increasing trends of juvenile violence & crime. Focuses on intra-familial causes such as beatings, molestation, & incest.

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Polygraph Testing

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Discusses its usage as an investigative tool. History, concepts, pros & cons of testing, validity & reliability. Reviews studies & surveys police officers. 1 Figure.

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LAPD Scandals

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Discusses civil rights vioilations by Los Angeles Police Department. Current Rampart Division scandal; 1941 Sleepy Lagoon case; 1992 Rodney King case. Political responses.

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