Civil Sanctions Argumentative Essay by supercalifragilistic

Civil Sanctions
This paper presents an examination of civil sanctions in crime control.
# 97455 | 2,811 words | 6 sources | MLA | 2007 | US

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In this article, the writer examines the role of civil sanctions in crime control. The writer explores the way civil sanctions are already used in criminal cases. The writer then argues that taking it a step further would benefit everyone involved by alleviating some of the nation's jail overcrowding issues and by providing financial relief to victims of criminals. The writer concludes that the time has come to introduce the use of civil sanctions to control crime in America. The writer points out that it would help alleviate jail overcrowding, it would benefit society by putting money back into the pocket it was taken from through crime and it will serve as a control for would be criminals to stop and think about whether the crime they are about to commit is worth it.

Crime Control

Sample of Sources Used:

  • Crandley, Mark J (2001) A Plymouth, a parolee, and the police: the case for the exclusionary rule in civil forfeiture after Pennsylvania Board of Probation and Parole v. Scott. Albany Law Review
  • Bilionis, Louis D. (1998) Process, the Constitution, and substantive criminal law. Michigan Law Review
  • Nanda, Ved P. (1998) Civil and political sanctions as an accountability mechanism for massive violations of human rights. Denver Journal of International Law and Policy
  • Melenyzer, Lisa (1999) Double jeopardy protection from civil sanctions after Hudson v. United States. Journal of Criminal Law and Criminology
  • Naylor, R.T. (2001) License to loot? A critique of follow-the-money methods in crime control policy. Social Justice

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