Research Paper On Drugs And Crime
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The Case for and Against the Decriminalization of Drugs
This 11 page paper considers the arguments for and against the legalization of drugs, looking first at historical precedent in the way in which drugs had been utilized in the past, and in considering the links between drugs and crime, addiction and the problems associated with drugs being underground as well as the potential taxation benefits from the legalization of drugs. The bibliography cites 13 sources.
Rate of Recidivism and Drug Use
This 15 page paper provides support for the thesis that the rate of recidivism among juveniles who had committed crimes while on mind-altering drugs is higher than the rate for juveniles who committed crimes where mind altering drugs played no part. Statistics about crime, recidivism and drug use among juveniles are cited. Criminological theory is discussed in depth. The paper concludes with a synopsis and recommendations. Bibliography lists 12 sources.
Gun Control and Organized Crime in America
In 10 pages, the author discusses the subject of gun control in organized crime. Organized crime is a serious problem today. This type of crime not only involves drugs, and money laundering, it involves guns and gunrunning. Not only should drug trafficking be done away with, so should guns, for drugs and weapons walk hand in hand. They are a problem. They cause violence and, in many instances death. Bibliography lists 10 sources.