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Online Criminal Justice Resource Guide

The field of criminal justice involves local, state, federal and private agencies dedicated to addressing criminal activity in their jurisdiction, such as police officers, criminal defense lawyers, judges, FBI agents and advocacy groups. The criminal justice system is made up of law enforcement, courts and corrections facilities. These groups uphold laws, sanction criminal penalties, deter and prevent…

Criminal Library: Crime Prevention

Whether they are children or adults, people can easily fall prey to crime. Crime can range in severity from old-fashioned breaking and entering to more elaborate and sophisticated cyber-crimes that involve the use of computers and the Internet. These types of occurrences happen on a daily basis around the country and deeply affect the lives of the…

Criminal Justice History: A Guide to the U.S. Legal System

The dual court system is considered to be one of the most interesting, important and confusing judiciary features in the United States. This simply means that each level of the government—both national and states levels—have a set of courts of its own. Because of this, each state in the country has its own court system;…

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The 14th Amendment: Defending All Americans

The 14th Amendment of the United States Constitution was ratified in 1868. This amendment gave full citizenship to anyone born or naturalized in America, including former slaves. This guide by Aizman Law Firm on the 14th amendment to the constitution will help explain this law. The 14th Amendment was one of three different amendments that were ratified during the…

Constitutional Laws & Criminal Procedures
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Constitutional Laws & Criminal Procedures

When the framers of the Constitution got together in Independence Hall in Philadelphia in mid-May of 1787, their intent was to amend the Articles of Confederation. The articles were created in 1777 and ratified in 1781 by the thirteen states. The original Articles were designed to establish the confederation of states after winning freedom from…