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United States DOJ/SEC Release Guidance On Foreign Corrupt Practices Act - Criminal Law - Canada

United States DOJ/SEC Release Guidance On Foreign Corrupt Practices Act - Criminal Law - Canada | Criminology and Economic Theory | Scoop.it
20 Nov 2012 - Canada - Criminal Law - United States DOJ/SEC Release Guidance On Foreign Corrupt Practices Act - Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP - The U.S.
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The Feds ride out

The Feds ride out | Criminology and Economic Theory | Scoop.it
SET beside a lake two hours’ drive from Mexico City, Valle de Bravo brands itself a Pueblo Mágico (“Magical Town”). Normally it is a place where the...
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The Cautionary Instruction: Predicting crime is fine, predicting criminals ... not so fast

The Cautionary Instruction: Predicting crime is fine, predicting criminals ... not so fast | Criminology and Economic Theory | Scoop.it
Predictive analytics has made its way into the criminal justice system through the use of assessments to predict future risk. U.S. Attorney General Er...
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UPS Data Breach: 7 Vital Security Lessons Learned

UPS Data Breach: 7 Vital Security Lessons Learned | Criminology and Economic Theory | Scoop.it
The UPS Store, a subsidiary of United Parcel Service, reported finding the infected systems Aug. 20. The stores affected represented about 1 percent of the company's 4,470 U.S. franchises.
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'Frozen Ground' serial killer Hansen dead

'Frozen Ground' serial killer Hansen dead | Criminology and Economic Theory | Scoop.it
Serial killer Robert Hansen died early Thursday morning, the Department of Corrections confirmed.
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Michael Brown's Autopsy: What It Can (and Can't) Tell Us

Michael Brown's Autopsy: What It Can (and Can't) Tell Us | Criminology and Economic Theory | Scoop.it
The results of two autopsies of Michael Brown, the unarmed teenager shot by a St. Louis police officer on Aug. 9, can't provide crucial information about the circumstances surrounding the shooting.
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Cultural ties may help prevent suicide, experts say

Cultural ties may help prevent suicide, experts say | Criminology and Economic Theory | Scoop.it
Suicide rates for Alaska Natives 70 and older are only half the national rates for that age group, according to information gathered by James Allen, a professor of psychology at the University of Minnesota, and his colleagues.
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Study: Skipping sleep may increase risk of false memories, compromise criminal investigations - Newsday

Study: Skipping sleep may increase risk of false memories, compromise criminal investigations - Newsday | Criminology and Economic Theory | Scoop.it
Skipping a few hours of sleep here and there, or even on a regular basis,
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South Pasadena Alleged School Massacre Plot Foiled

South Pasadena Alleged School Massacre Plot Foiled | Criminology and Economic Theory | Scoop.it
Two Southern California male teenagers were being held in juvenile hall today after an investigation by authorities using social media discovered the two were in the early stages of a plot to allegedly commit a mass shooting at South Pasadena High School. “It was a very viable threat what they were plotting,” said South Pasadena Police Chief Art Miller. “They were making a huge plan of a school massacre. … During our interviews with the suspects, they, more or less, confirmed what they had talked about, very cold-heartedly.” Miller said the suspects, whom police did not identify, were 16 and…
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The Tax Dodge That Has Plagued the U.S. for More Than a Decade

The Tax Dodge That Has Plagued the U.S. for More Than a Decade | Criminology and Economic Theory | Scoop.it
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Fugitive sex offender beats to death two Washington men ‘grooming boys for sex,’ cops say 

Fugitive sex offender beats to death two Washington men ‘grooming boys for sex,’ cops say  | Criminology and Economic Theory | Scoop.it
A convicted rapist has admitted to Washington state police that he killed his two roommates because the men were plotting to have sex with boys, authorities said.
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Missing Marine Wife's Body Found in Mine Shaft

Missing Marine Wife's Body Found in Mine Shaft | Criminology and Economic Theory | Scoop.it
The body of a Marine's wife who was pregnant when she went missing two months ago was found in at the bottom of a mine shaft, authorities said today.
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Kodiak troopers seek two men accused of impersonating police officers

Kodiak troopers seek two men accused of impersonating police officers | Criminology and Economic Theory | Scoop.it
On Saturday night, two men dressed in black and wearing ski masks approached a 17-year-old male saying they were police officers and asking the minor to identify himself, according to Alaska State Troopers. 
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Montana Lee Nolan's comment, August 18, 8:57 PM
This is terrifying. One wouldn't think that an event such as this would ever touch the streets of a town in Alaska, but clearly you never know. I don’t have any particular knowledge about the crime of Kodiak, or what the crime rates are, but having stories such as these in our backyards is still very discomforting. On what could be done with catching these “impersonators” is out of my league, but with a smaller sized town such as Kodiak word tends to spread, and whoever these impersonators are will most likely be caught. The fact that they decided to impersonate police officers shocks me. For one, how did they think that putting on masks and questioning juveniles would ever trick an individual into obliging to them? Just the thought of that frightens me. I am just wondering that when these impersonators are caught that we come to find out that they are juveniles themselves. Something such as this event seems to be the actions of a bored delinquent.
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Trigger happy

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THE shooting of Michael Brown, an 18-year-old African-American, by a police officer in Ferguson, Missouri, is a reminder that civilians—innocent or guilty—are...
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Wyoming cop charged with animal cruelty after death of K9 dog left in hot squad car

Wyoming cop charged with animal cruelty after death of K9 dog left in hot squad car | Criminology and Economic Theory | Scoop.it
Black Labrador Nyx died of heat stroke in July after being locked in a patrol car outside a Mills, Wyo., police station for about five hours as temperatures jumped from 53 that morning to at least 86 degrees.
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Suspects traded hostage for cigarettes in Harvey, Illinois standoff, police say

Suspects traded hostage for cigarettes in Harvey, Illinois standoff, police say | Criminology and Economic Theory | Scoop.it
Authorities say negotiations with two suspects accused of holding eight people hostage in Harvey, Ill. earlier this week were bizarre
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Ferguson injustice: Cop deaths denied equal treatment by Obama, news media

Ferguson injustice: Cop deaths denied equal treatment by Obama, news media | Criminology and Economic Theory | Scoop.it
The response by law enforcement to protesters in Ferguson, Mo., is being criticized for its level of force and use of military-style equipment. We've labeled the weapons and gear being used by police in these photos from Ferguson.
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5 reasons Americans are unhappy

Why people living in one of the wealthiest countries in the world are glum
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Durkheim, Marx, and Weber all had variations of the idea of "alienation", a better explanation that the article gives, but perhaps each of these 5 reasons is a symptom of "alienation", "anomie", "the Iron Cage of Bureaucracy".  Also, see Alberto Guerreiro Ramos' excellent analysis on the subject in the seminal "The New Science of Organizations: a reexamination of the wealth of nations", 1984 Univ. of Toronto Press.

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Ferguson business owners aren't counting on police protection

Ferguson business owners aren't counting on police protection | Criminology and Economic Theory | Scoop.it
Many say they have little confidence that the police, despite their numbers, will be effective in stopping their stores from being looted and vandalized.
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What a grand jury will look for in the Michael Brown shooting

What a grand jury will look for in the Michael Brown shooting | Criminology and Economic Theory | Scoop.it
“He has everything he needs to make an arrest,” Benjamin Crump, an attorney for the Brown family, told msnbc Tuesday. “If he’s going to do it, it’s up to him.”
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What kind of prison might the inmates design?

What kind of prison might the inmates design? | Criminology and Economic Theory | Scoop.it
The workshop leaders came laden with markers in colors other than red and blue (gang colors), drafting rulers crafted from museum board (too dull to double as weapons) and kiddie scissors (ditto).
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The Ivy League, Mental Illness, and the Meaning of Life

The Ivy League, Mental Illness, and the Meaning of Life | Criminology and Economic Theory | Scoop.it
William Deresiewicz explains how an elite education can lead to a cycle of grandiosity and depression. 
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LA schools to end zero-tolerance policies and criminalization of students | Al Jazeera America

LA schools to end zero-tolerance policies and criminalization of students | Al Jazeera America | Criminology and Economic Theory | Scoop.it
Critics say policy created 'school-to-prison pipeline' that unfairly targeted minorities, lessened chances of graduation
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'Civil disobedience': Businesspeople reject Imran's call | Business Recorder

Chambers and federations of commerce and industries across Pakistan have rejected the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) call of 'Civil Disobedience Movem
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Comparative Criminology: there's a long history in the former Ottoman Empire of tension between the civil authority and the clerics.  During some periods, the Sultan was king and leader of the religion, but in other times, clerics have wielded considerable and independent power.

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Gunmen Ambush Saudi Prince's Motorcade in France

Gunmen Ambush Saudi Prince's Motorcade in France | Criminology and Economic Theory | Scoop.it
Armed robbers ambushed a motorcade of a Saudi prince in France, stealing a car and a large sum of money, French authorities told ABC News.
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The Danger from Within

The Danger from Within | Criminology and Economic Theory | Scoop.it
Business management magazine, blogs, case studies, articles, books, and webinars from Harvard Business Review, addressing today's topics and challenges in business management.
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