Criminal Organization Legislation


Criminal Organization Legislation

For this Assignment, assume you have been asked to moderate an upcoming political debate between two candidates concerning crime. One area of concern, and a topic that will be addressed in the debate, is the sufficiency of current legislation to address gang and organized crime violence.

To prepare:

  • Select one gang or organized crime statute at the federal, state, or local level and research it.

By Day 7

Submit a 500- to 750-word paper that addresses the following:

  • Write an introductory statement that reviews the statute and summarizes its intent.
  • Prepare three questions toward the supporting side of the statute and three questions toward the opposing side of the statute.
  • Respond to one question from the supporting side of the statute and one question from the opposing side of the statute.
  • Based on your responses, what conclusions can you draw about the efficacy of legislation related to combating criminal organizations?

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