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  Bureau of Justice Statistics: Criminal Record Systems Statistics
To facilitate the interstate exchange of criminal history records, the FBI maintains the Interstate Identification Index (III) which is an “index-pointer” system to records of persons arrested for felonies or serious misdemeanors under State or Federal law.
Presents a section-by-section analysis of procedures for interstate exchange of criminal history records for noncriminal justice purposes such as background checks on persons seeking positions of responsibility involving national security, employment with children or the elderly.
Report of the National Task Force on the Criminal Record Backgrounding of America, provides a comprehensive and analytic look at noncriminal justice background checks, providing some clarity on many of the pervasive questions associated with the process, May 2006.
www.ojp.usdoj.gov /bjs/crs.htm   (2235 words)

  
  Criminal law - Wex
Criminal law involves prosecution by the government of a person for an act that has been classified as a crime.
In a criminal case, the state, through a prosecutor, initiates the suit, while in a civil case the victim brings the suit.
Criminal Law and Procedure (http://www.ssrn.com/update/lsn/lsn_clpa.html) (abstracts of working papers and articles accepted for publication in the criminal law and procedure fields)
www.law.cornell.edu /topics/criminal.html   (562 words)

  
  Criminal Defense - Law Firm Van Wagner & Wood, S.C. Attorneys Madison, Wisconsin
“Criminal Law”; is a general term used to refer to all of the laws of a city, a state, or the federal government that exist to prevent crimes or violations of society’s rules.
Criminal charges accuse a person of violating a state or federal law (statute), and regardless of the evidence gathered, must be proven by a prosecuting attorney in a court of law or admitted (confessed) to by the defendant.
Criminal charges and civil infractions are published on the Circuit Court’s website, and most sex crimes fall under mandatory reporting requirements on the sex offender registration, or allow a judge to order such reporting.
www.vanwagnerwood.com /CM/Custom/TOCCriminalDefense.asp   (1530 words)

  
 Townhall.com :: Columns :: Criminal? by Rebecca Hagelin   (Site not responding. Last check: )
It's lawmaking — criminal lawmaking — by bureaucrats.
His conviction means we've criminalized negligence; that is, mistakes — traditionally thought to be the province of civil courts — are now crimes.
Where once the criminal law was an exclusively moral undertaking, it now has expanded to the point that it is principally utilitarian in nature.
www.townhall.com /columnists/rebeccahagelin/rh20031008.shtml   (892 words)

  
 Selected Legal Provisions of the People's Republic of China Affecting Criminal Justice
If a criminal suspect or defendant who should be arrested is seriously ill or is a pregnant woman or a woman breast-feeding her own baby, he or she may be allowed to obtain a guarantor pending trial or be placed under residential surveillance.
A criminal sentenced to death with a two-year suspension of execution, or life imprisonment, or fixed-term imprisonment shall, according to law, be handed over by a public security organ to a prison for execution of his criminal punishment.
If a criminal is truly ill seriously and must be released on parole for medical treatment, a supporting document prepared by the hospital designated by a people's government at the provincial level shall be needed, and the matter shall be subject to examination and approval according to the procedure prescribed by law.
www.cecc.gov /pages/newLaws/criminalProcedureENG.php   (15636 words)

  
 Find a Criminal Law Lawyer Today
Criminal law is the process in which the state prosecutes an individual for committing such crimes.
Criminal law differs from civil law in that criminal law seeks punishment (punitive damages) beyond the cost of the actual damages.
Criminal offenses are defined differently from state to state; however, the American Law Institute created the Model Penal Code, which serves as a guideline for all states.
www.pickalawyer.com /Criminal-Law.htm   (160 words)

  
 Criminal Justice (CRM JUS)
The primary goal is to provide prospective criminal justice majors with resources and support to help them make an informed decision about pursuing a career in the field of criminal justice.
In depth exploration of the law of criminal procedure applicable to the police phase of the criminal process, based primarily on reading and analysis of Supreme Court opinions establishing the legal rules that govern searches and seizures, arrests, interrogation, identification procedures, investigating grand juries, and entrapment.
The legal principles governing the post-investigation phase of the criminal justice process: bail, pretrial detention, arraignment, preliminary hearings, guilty pleas, right to counsel, speedy trial, double jeopardy, and the right to trial by jury, including practical impact of these rules on the criminal justice system.
www.temple.edu /bulletin/ugradbulletin/ucd/ucd_cj.html   (2172 words)

  
 Programs: Criminal Justice
An intensive one-semester internship with a criminal justice agency is available for students at the undergraduate and graduate level.
The Criminal Justice Students Association, open to all students in the University, sponsors on and off campus functions and social activities, publishes a newsletter and operates an employment opportunities file to keep students abreast of local and regional vocational and career opportunities in criminal justice.
Criminal Justice Administration majors with B.S. degrees typically find employment at entry-level positions in local, state and federal criminal justice agencies or in private business or security positions, or may continue their education in graduate or law school.
psfa.sdsu.edu /spaus/p_criminal_justice.htm   (789 words)

  
 LII: Law about...Crime
Criminal law involves prosecution by the government of a person for an act that has been classified as a crime.
In a criminal case the state, through a prosecutor, initiates the suit, while in a civil case the victim brings the suit.
Criminal Law and Procedure (abstracts of working papers and articles accepted for publication in the criminal law and procedure fields)
straylight.law.cornell.edu /topics/criminal.html   (461 words)

  
 Columbia Law : Criminal Law
Criminal lawyers must be skilled in dealing with clients, police officers, witnesses, and jurors; their practice, more than most others, is in the courtroom, in the station house, and even in the street.
The course work available to students is equally wide-ranging, and th estudent interested in criminal law should be prepared to study both the philosophy of justice and the skills involved in its day-to-day administration.
The issues of criminal responsibility for war crimes, genocide, and crimes against humanity will be analyzed critically and comparatively, with primary attention given to the problem of philosophical and legal foundations of international criminal liability.
www.law.columbia.edu /llm_jsd/grad_studies/courses/Criminal_Law   (2736 words)

  
 WizKids - DC HeroClix
The Criminal is similar to the Lackey figure, but the Rookie version has a slightly better attack value, and all versions have a hefty 6-square range.
The Criminal is a great option for filling out a force that falls short of the point total, and it offers a lot of versatility for a cheap, basic figure.
The Criminal is especially good as mobile terrain, because it can get in the way of shots and still be able to fire back.
www.wizkidsgames.com /heroclix/dc/figuregallery.asp?unitid=2405   (170 words)

  
 SPAUS : Criminal Justice
The Criminal Justice B.S. program welcomes students returning to school who are interested in earning their degree to assist in furthering their career goals.
The Criminal Justice Students Association, open to all students in the University, sponsors on and off campus functions and social activities, publishes a newsletter and operates an employment opportunities file to keep students abreast of local and regional vocational and career opportunities in criminal justice.
Criminal Justice Administration majors with B.S. degrees typically find employment at entry-level positions in local, state and federal criminal justice agencies or in private business or security positions, or may continue their education in graduate or law school.
www-rohan.sdsu.edu /~spaus/p_criminal_justice.htm   (789 words)

  
 Miami Florida Criminal Defense Lawyer
Criminal Defense Lawyer Frank A. Rubino and his staff are fully equipped and experienced to represent you in any type of serious criminal case, including but not limited to the charges listed above.
Criminal statutes describe the type of conduct that has been deemed a crime, the mindset or intent required, and in some instances, the proper punishment.
To be found guilty in a criminal proceeding, the state must show beyond a reasonable doubt that you are guilty of the crime charged.
www.lawinfo.com /expert/miamicriminaldefenselawyer   (996 words)

  
 Criminal Profiling by Wayne Petherick
A quick visit to any bookstore will reveal the popularity of the true crime section, and the recent flood of fiction works with a likable lead detective who profiles the offender is equal in volume.
While the role of the Bureau in the development of profiling cannot be denied, they are often afforded a greater involvement in criminal investigations than they have in reality, and many of the agents (current and retired) are often attributed with developing methods that were in place before they even reached the FBI.
It is the purpose of this article to explore the historical roots of modern criminal profiling, and to provide insight into how the modern methods have developed.
www.crimelibrary.com /criminology/criminalprofiling2   (499 words)

  
 WV Supreme Court | Office of the Clerk | Case Topics: Criminal
Affirming the convictions, and holding that the Rules of Criminal Procedure are applicable to juvenile delinquency proceedings, to the extent not inconsistent with applicable statutes.
Granting a moulded writ of prohibition in a dispute over the State's motion to disqualify defense counsel in a criminal action, where a conflict of interest was alleged due to defense counsel's prior representation of a State's witness and the witness's relatives in various criminal and civil proceedings.
Holding that the State has standing to seek disqualification of defense counsel under certain circumstances, and setting forth the standard of proof and factors to be considered by the circuit court in determining whether a potential conflict of interest should overcome the presumption in favor of a defendant's choice of counsel.
www.state.wv.us /wvsca/Clerk/Topics/Criminal   (5915 words)

  
 County Of Marin: Marin County Superior Court  -  Criminal
The Criminal Division of the Marin County Superior Court files, processes, and maintains criminal records of misdemeanor and felony filings for the County of Marin.
If you have a criminal case, you must appear on the date, time and place noted on the bail slip, notice of hearing, promise to appear or letter received from the District Attorney.
Upon arriving at the courthouse, check the calendar on the court floor television monitors for your name and the department you are to appear in and proceed directly to that courtroom.
www.co.marin.ca.us /depts/MC/main/criminal.cfm   (812 words)

  
 Criminal Law Attorneys
criminal law, the suit is initiated by the state or federal government through a prosecutor rather than being initiated by the victim, as it is in civil law.
criminal law case has to prove to the judge or jury "beyond a reasonable doubt" that the defendant is guilty of the crime charged.
criminal law attorney may think that the evidence against you is not enough to prove that you are guilty.
www.lawinfo.com /index.cfm/fuseaction/Client.lawarea/categoryid/12   (485 words)

  
 Criminal Defense | Lawyer | Attorney | Law Firm | Dallas, Texas
Wednesday's ruling by the Court of Criminal Appeals rejected an appeal by Terence Lawrence, who said his right to due process was violated because he was prosecuted for two murders for killing a woman...
AUSTIN – The state's highest criminal court has ruled that Texas law allows the death of a fetus to be prosecuted as murder, regardless of the fetus' stage of development.
A Dallas criminal defense lawyer with her own history of brushes with the law – including as a murder suspect – is in trouble again.
www.dallasjustice.com   (2045 words)

  
 Criminal: Superior Court of California, County of Kern   (Site not responding. Last check: )
For criminal misdemeanor cases in the Metropolitan area, the calendar is posted on the bulletin board on the first floor of 1215 Truxtun.
For criminal felony cases in the Metropolitan area, the calendar is posted on the bulletin board on the first floor of 1415 Truxtun.
For cases outside of the Metropolitan area, check your paperwork to identify in which branch the hearing will be held, then report to the court on or before the appearance date/time on the notice or bail receipt.
www.kern.courts.ca.gov /criminal.asp   (1005 words)

  
 SAGE Publications - Criminal Justice   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Academic interest in criminal justice policy and practice has grown remarkably in the last decade.
Criminal Justice is a peer reviewed journal that focuses on the general field of criminal justice policy and practice.
It publishes scholarly articles on all areas of crime and criminal justice: from policing to sentencing, community penalties and prisons; and from crime prevention to victims of crime.
www.sagepub.co.uk /journal.aspx?pid=105505   (436 words)

  
 Criminal Law Center - Findlaw for the Public -
Criminal Law Basics - Introductory information on the criminal justice system, classification of crimes, and charges in a criminal case.
Stages of a Criminal Case - An in-depth look at each stage of the criminal process -- including arrest, bail, plea bargains, and trials in a typical criminal case.
Expungement - A look at the legal process in which an arrest or conviction may be erased from a criminal record, and links to information in your state.
criminal.findlaw.com   (424 words)

  
 Criminal
Criminal courts have jurisdiction over infraction, misdemeanor and felony cases.
Criminal courts conduct arraignments, criminal readiness, preliminary hearings, trials, motions, sentencing, probation hearings, and Mental Health proceedings.
Criminal cases in San Diego County are heard in the Central, North County, South County, and East County courthouses.
www.sdcourt.ca.gov /portal/page?_pageid=53,129764&_dad=portal&_schema=PORTAL   (1637 words)

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