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A hate crime also known as a bias-motivated crime or bias crime  is a prejudice -motivated crime which occurs when a perpetrator targets a victim because of their membership or perceived membership of a certain social group or race. Examples of such groups can include, and are almost exclusively limited to ethnicity , disability , language , nationality , physical appearance , religion , gender identity or sexual orientation.
Hate crime laws in the United States are state and federal laws intended to protect against hate crime also known as bias crimes. Although state laws vary, current statutes permit federal prosecution of hate crimes committed on the basis of a person's characteristics of race , religion , ethnicity , nationality , gender , sexual orientation , gender identity. The U. Persons violating this law face a fine or imprisonment of up to one year, or both. If bodily injury results or if such acts of intimidation involve the use of firearms, explosives or fire, individuals can receive prison terms of up to 10 years, while crimes involving kidnapping, sexual assault, or murder can be punishable by life in prison or the death penalty. District Courts provide for criminal sanctions only.
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Executive summary 1. Why should law enforcement take steps to prevent racial profiling? Racial profiling undermines trust and legitimacy 2. What is racial profiling? Organizational liability 3.
Book Reviews Alasdair Maclntyre, After Virtue, 2d ed. Notre Dame, Ind. See Roger K. It is astonishing that Scalia and his critics never mention Black.
Each year, data are obtained from a nationally representative sample of about , interviews on criminal victimization, involving , unique persons in about 95, households. Persons are interviewed on the frequency, characteristics, and consequences of criminal victimization in the United States. The NCVS collects information on nonfatal personal crimes i. Survey respondents provide information about themselves e. For each victimization incident, the NCVS collects information about the offender e. Data Experts Erika Harrell, Ph.
Race, Crime and Criminal Justice pp Cite as. In Germany, as in other countries of continental Europe, race is not a category which is used in political and scientific discourses on crime, victimization and criminal justice. In accounts on crime and criminal justice it is rather immigration and its links to crime, criminal justice and criminal victimization which continue to receive widespread attention. Recently, in addition to demands to strengthen criminal law, strict immigration control and the effective enforcement of deportation orders and requests for better integration policies are voiced. The social integration of immigrants has become a particularly salient and ambiguous issue in political and public debates as deficits in social integration are perceived to be the root cause of an outstanding crime problem among groups of young immigrants.
Поднявшись по ступенькам, она обнаружила, что дверь в кабинет шефа открыта, поскольку электронный замок без электропитания бесполезен. Она вошла. - Коммандер? - позвала Сьюзан.
Беккер пожал плечами и вгляделся в надпись. - Да, их тут немало. - Я что-то не понимаю, - вмешался Фонтейн. - Чего мы медлим. - Сэр, - удивленно произнесла Сьюзан, - просто это очень… - Да, да, - поддержал ее Джабба.