Maybe it is not always about the Benjamins, anti-Semitism or Islamophobia. Maybe we are just too busy trying to promote our own views that we fail to see what others are trying to say. No one is born an anti-Semite, a racist or whatever we choose to call others today. These are certainly traits society forces upon people. Although James Watson, the famous geneticist or now sort of, might be itchy to tell us it is perhaps some sort of genetic mutation from baby through adulthood.
We often make...
In Texas, the term “crime” covers a wide spectrum of illegal activities; how these activities are classified and punished by the law depends on a variety of factors including the nature of the crime, the perpetrators criminal history etc. The purpose of this article is to help you understand how crimes are classified in the state of Texas by level and type.
Texas State Jail Felonies
In Texas, a state jail felony is a crime for which the punishment is jail time of at least 180...
White-collar crimes are nonviolent and are financially motivated. The term was defined for the first time by a sociologist named Edwin Sutherland in 1939. He defined it as "a crime committed by a person of respectability and high social status in the course of his occupation". There are a number of crimes that constitute as a white-collar illegal act. A person found guilty of white-collar crimes will have to face serious penalties that may be in the form of fine or imprisonment. The intent...
In the United States, crimes performed by any individual that violate the U.S. federal laws are classified as federal crimes. The legal action for federal crimes is taken at both the government and the state levels as per Dual Sovereignty Doctrine. There are federal criminal laws specifically for federal crimes and all other criminal activities are ruled under the state criminal law you live in. The state criminal law is used vastly all over the United States as majority of the crimes happening...
Over the last several years, there has been a national effort in the United States at the state and federal level to make and implement penalties incurred by individuals convicted of sex crimes and certain sex related offenses in particular. A major post release penalty incurred by these individuals is the mandatory inclusion on the sex offender registry.
All 50 states of the United States of America have sex offender registries. These registries contain information that publicly identifies...
Over the years, sentences for drug charges in the state of Minnesota have become extremely harsh. Depending on the type and quantity of the drug in question, the offender will face different charges and the level of offense will vary. The Minnesota Sentencing Guidelines Commission has rules in place to determine the sentencing for different drug offenses. These sentences include presumptive sentences in order to encourage a sense of uniformity in sentencing.
The defendant’s past criminal...
Criminal offenses are divided into two basic types in the United States: State and Federal Crimes. Criminal offenses are handled on both state and federal level but federal crimes are those which are criminalized by the U.S. Federal Legislation. Federal crimes comprise of a variety of serious offenses that result in strict charges. According to the laws established by the Congress, the persecution guidelines are forwarded by the United States Attorney in each federal judicial district. State...
this world where everyone is chasing after money, there’s a platform which takes an alternative approach. Instead of focusing efforts on generating profits, SET is dedicated toward saving humanity and the environment as a whole.
SET plans to achieve this by issuing a cryptocurrency token. This token is called Save Environment Token (SET) and offers a multitude of benefits to its users.
The technological advances that we have achieved in the past century have...
The Israeli Jewish Congress representatives advocate for the Jewish community consolidation.
The Congress co-founder and president, Vladimir Sloutsker, expressed the hope that successful cooperation between the State of Israel and the Jewish organizations in the European Union will continue at the same high level as it has to this day.
According to Vladimir Sloutsker, the world Jewish community consolidation will allow to solve many social problems, such as anti-Semitism and...
The term criminal law generally refers to substantive criminal laws. Substantive criminal laws define crimes and may establish punishments. A crime is defined as any behavior that is punishable by fine or imprisonment or both. Usually, these are acts that are believed to be unacceptable by a majority of people within a society. Types of Crime There are two major types of crime: felonies and misdemeanors. The difference between these two types of crime is defined by the potential...
The humans; the so-called intelligent species on the earth has become the most foolish creature on the planet. Yeah, this is neither a funny statement nor a mindless verbal assertion. No creature dies of hunger, but when you look at the number of people die out of hunger every year; you are bound to question the legitimacy of the human intelligence.
This is an epidemic, and the world is suffering; in fact, nearly 1000 millions of people are chronically hungry; more than 5000 people die every...
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