Theft Essay Examples

A Research Paper Shoplifting and Senior Citizens

Background and Overview Shoplifting commonly occurs when an item is taken away from a retail or merchandise store by a visitor without the intent of paying for it. The offence under the Criminal Justice System falls under larceny/ theft and is punishable with various degrees of severity that can also include imprisonment for short terms…. View Article

Mahatma Gandhi

An acquaintance of mine is a highly paid professional lacking none of life’s luxuries. He plays the violin as a hobby and frequently plays in a public space, placing a jar in front of him so that passers-by can contribute money to show their appreciation. Other musicians play in that space, but they move on… View Article

The Penitent Thief

One of the crucified criminals began to hurl abuse at Him, saying, Aren’t you the Christ? Save yourself and us.-But the other one, rebuking him, replied, Don’t you even fear God, since you’re under the same condemnation? And we indeed justly, for we are getting what we deserve.  But this man has done nothing out… View Article

The Scream

“I was walking along a path with two friends-the sun was setting-suddenly the sky turned blood red-I paused, feeling exhausted, and leaned on the fence-there was blood and tongues of fire above the blue-black fjord and the city-my friends walked on, and I stood there trembling with anxiety-and sensed an infinite scream passing through the… View Article

Consequences of Shoplifting

Shoplifting is not a game…Its when someone takes something of value from another person without permission and with the intent to keep it for oneself. Since recently being caught shoplifting I have had to face the consequences for the bad mistake I made. I can’t tell you how scared I was and how I felt… View Article

One Year in a Life of Crime

There are many contributing factors that can lead to living a life of crime, totally unaware of how self-satisfying actions can negatively affect the people around you. The show HBO’s America Undercover “One Year in a Life of Crime”, is a perfect example of how there can be many factors that will lead you down… View Article

The Lady of Warka

We consider Da Vinci’s “Mona Lisa” to be one of the greatest works of art known to man. People discuss how perfectly proportionate her face is, and how great a portrayal of the human face it is. However, no one comments on a similar work of art from a much, much earlier time; “The Lady… View Article

Description of a Personal Experience

It happened on one Saturday evening. My mother and I went shopping to buy a gift for my father. After much thought my mother decided to buy a gold ring. We went to a goldsmith’s shop. The sales assistant showed us a lot of gold rings in various designs. My mother was enchanted by a… View Article

General Safety and Security

* Investment in surveillance camera systems by school districts ensures parents and guardians that the general safety and security of children are being addressed during schools hours and at all after-school extracurricular activities and programs. 2. Crime Deterrent * The presence of highly visible surveillance cameras at strategic locations in buildings and public areas/premises of… View Article

Online Identity Theft

Many of us do not think twice about giving our credit card number or personal information over the internet. But after reading this, you’ll probably change the way you interact online. Identity theft is a form of stealing someone’s identity in which someone pretends to be someone else by assuming that person’s identity, usually to… View Article

Contemporaneity Rule

It is a principle of English law that the actus reus and mens rea must coincide. That is they must happen at the same time. This is sometimes referred to as the contemporaneity rule or the coincidence of actus reus and mens rea. However, the courts often apply a flexible approach in holding that the… View Article

Criminal Activity

Explain how the Internet has aided criminal activity. The internet has aided criminal activity by communicating with each other without having to be near, as well as fraud and identity theft. The rise of the Internet over the last decade has paralleled some of the greatest milestones in communications history. Along with such great strides… View Article

Larceny: Theft and Webster Dictionary

Larceny is “the unlawful taking of personal property with intent to deprive the rightful owner of it permanently”, defined by the Merriam – Webster dictionary. There are different levels of larceny. There is Grand Larceny which is usually defined as theft of a more significant amount of property. In the United States it is often… View Article

Case Analysis on Private Fitness, Llc

I. Background/Issues and Concern Rosemary Worth was talking about the consequences of a theft that had recently occurred at the business she owned, Private Fitness, LLC. Private Fitness is a small health club located in Rancho Palos Verdes, California, an upscale community located in the Los Angeles Area. As manager of the business, Rosemary hired… View Article

Raw by Scott Monk: Thematic Essay

Raw, written by Scott Monk is a simple, yet thought provoking book exploring the themes of teenage rebellion, its effect on institutionalization. The story revolves around the experiences of, Brett a young offender is sent to a detention centre to reform and attain a second chance in life. As a result Brett is sent to… View Article