Suppose you are asked to a favor for someone you know, and in return you would be fairly compensated. This favor includes the delivery of a heavy luggage bag to a location where someone will take it from you. Pretty easy favor to get paid for, right? Well this favor could have you facing a mandatory minimum sentence of 20 years in the federal prison system. Contained in the bag was 10 kilos of powdered cocaine.
should be a misdemeanor and punishable through a $1,000 fine, as well as up to a year in prison. Those who unlawfully return to the U.S. after deportation will face the same amount in fine. However, they would potentially serve up to two years in prison, as it is a felony offense. The result of this was terrifying, as by 1939, there were 44,000 cases in regards to prosecutions for this type of offense (Hernandez 138). By this time, many Mexican immigrants ended up being arrested and imprisoned based on Senator Blease’s proposal.
(“Repeal” SR.1) Some may have gotten arrested but they weren 't treated any differently than people getting caught with marijuana in these days. Statistics do say that black males have been the most people being arrested do to the color and how they dress. (“Repeal” SR.1) Within recent years 600,000+ people have been arrested for marijuana and 200,000+ people have been arrested for worse drugs like cocaine and heroin. There have been injustice arrests do to marijuana which has ruined many people 's lives by the reputation they got. Like in 1993 a man helped purchase a 5 pound brick of marijuana and got sentenced to life in prison without parole.
A Prison Population There are about 537,000 non-violent marijuana possessors put in American prisons every year. By legalizing marijuana we could get all of these people out of prison and bring them back to their families. Marijuana users are put in danger when brought to jail because they are not tough violent criminals and could be violently assaulted and raped, this creates an unsafe area for them. B Help For Addiction If marijuana users don 't go to jail then they can get to rehab and get proper help for their addiction. Proper help will benefit the user and those around him/her because he/she can help society and everyone around them.
These many trials require a great deal of funds and resources. In a study done in 2008, the California Commission for the Fair Administration of Justice “estimated that it costs taxpayers about $114 million more per year to process trials in which the maximum sentence were to be life without parole” (Gray 259). These death penalty cases require a great deal of funds and resources to be conducted. The $114 million dollar price tag is a result of “extra investigators, attorneys, jury
(citizensinformation.ie, 2014) 2. Maximum sentence The law has maximum sentences for all crimes. A maximum sentence is used by a judge to decide what sentence he is going to give to the criminal. An example of this is when a person has been found guilty of violent disorder can only receive a maximum of 10 years in prison (C. Quirke, 2018) 3. Minimum sentence Recidivism: This is when an inmate returns committing illegal activity after their release from prison.
Gulf Centre of Human Rights (2013) for instance highlights that Abdullah Al-Hadidi was sentenced for imprisonment for 10 months due to the tweets that he has sent about a court case. It is evident that while in the case of Western world there are certain restrictions in place, they would not restrict freedom of expression to this level. However, it is also important to note that things are changing as well. The social decision-making and freedom of expression, in general, has a close relationship because people would participate in managing their neighborhood, society and at large the country provided that they are free to express their point of view. Literature
State the yes/pro position (need 10 and cite page number and explain what the argument is): 1) David Von Drehie: Around 1994 the population on death row had increased drastically nationwide, having more than 3,000 prisoners waiting to be executed (pg. 220). The process was taking longer than people thought it would take. People didn’t understand that even as prisoners they still had a right to appeal and have a fair trial. 2) David Von Drehie: A law professor named Anthony Amsterdam, argued that the death penalty was a cruel and unusual punishment and had allowed unequal protection under the law (pg.
The costs that would be considered variable costs are the weapons, and the mercenary fighters used. 25,000 dollars in drug sales was the money that J.T’s unit brought in. That is a lot of money. 9. People like young workers who are successful start out at the bottom to get to more high paying jobs for not a lot of pay.
Moreover, some private sector initiatives attempt to integrate refugees into the workforce, but they do not always end up successful. Finally, from the Syrian civil war, 250,000 unfortunate people have died. When multitudes of people migrate to one country, that country would, in turn, become extremely pressured. “The pressures caused by massive influxes of people can be overwhelming”(“What's Driving the Global Refugee Crisis?”). Every year, Germany alone spends 21.7 billion dollars on anything which is refugee related, and with oncoming demand in Germany, this number continues to grow higher.