Detention Essays

  • Juvenile Detention Essay

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    the Juvenile detention has suffered from an identity crisis so severe that it seems to be relinquishing its ability to help youth. The United States still puts more children and teenagers in juvenile detention than any other developed nations in the world. As it turns out, it seems to be hurting our youth more than helping them become better for society. The juvenile detention is a really unfavorable strategy for many youths under the age of 19. Not only does throwing a kid in detention often reduce

  • Benefits Of Juvenile Detention Centers

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    billion each year imprisoning youth.” Detention centers do not have the best of living conditions and, being in the detention centers also has a significant impact on the juvenile's mental health. Being in a detention center really makes an impact on the way these juveniles live and act through the rest of their lives. Looking at the demographics it actually costs tax payers, the state, and the families of the juveniles more money to put the juveniles in detention centers. When they put the juvenile’s

  • The Pros And Cons Of Guantanamo Bay Detention Center

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    Densil Alias Date: 4/1/13 Subject: Guantanamo Bay Detention Center Guantanamo Bay is where we detain and interrogate some of the most important and valuable prisoners. Some have become to disagree if that is such a good, since the detention center is not even on US lands. It is a couple miles off shore in a place, where OUR center shouldn’t be: Cuba. One of the issues raised is that if the detaining of these individuals is legal, since the detention center is not located inside the United States

  • The Pros And Cons Of Juvenile Detention Centers

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    Juvenile Detention Centers are supposed to help minors get on the right track for the rest of their life ahead of them. In 2003 The Prison Rape Elimination Act [PREA] was passed to help prevent and protect against prison rape. Though that was passed it still goes on and the superiors of the inmates are still getting away with it. Guards and superiors take advantage of the fact of being in charge. They torture the inmates, being held not helped. The problem is most teens in Juvenile Detention Centers

  • The Politics of the Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp

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    Bay Detention Camp Guantanamo Bay, also known as Gitmo, is a United States Detention Camp located in the Guantanamo Naval Base in South Eastern Cuba. The United States gained control of the Guantanamo Bay area in the 1903 Cuban-American treaty in which the United States gained the right to control the Cuban territory while at the same time recognizing the Cuban state sovereignty (Nofi, 112). In the year 1970, the United States began to use part of the Guantanamo Naval Base as a detention camp

  • Guantanamo Detention Facility Research Paper

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    The Guantanamo detention facility has caused a major controversy between the White House and the Republican-Controlled Congress in recent years (Marshall 795). The upcoming election does not look hopeful in finding a resolution for this issue because both candidates completely disagree. Keeping Guantanamo open is not ideal for America’s financial, national security, or international relations interest; therefore, the facility should be shut down. The Guantanamo detention facility is expensive

  • Pros And Cons Of Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp

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    The Guantanamo Bay detention camp was created with unilateral, realist ideals. The American government attempted to assert order through the usage of military power and force by detaining individuals without proper due process and tried them in military tribunals instead. The inherent fear caused by the threat of terrorists resulted in the U.S. hastily applying aggressive methods to prove that they were still a strong country that was to be feared . Therefore, they acted in the heat of revenge and

  • Personal Narrative: Richard L. Bean Juvenile Detention Center

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    shinning, and it was a beautiful Sunday afternoon. As I briskly walked to the auditorium my heart was racing with nerves. Today was the first day I would have the opportunity to go and mentoring some of the young women at the Richard L. Bean Juvenile Detention Center in Knoxville, TN. Ever since I found out this program was available I was more than eager to go and make a difference. Growing up, life wasn't easy. As a result of these adversities, I've been able to not only see, but personally experience

  • Detention Vs Reflective Detention Essay

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    Meditation detention is a superior method over reflective detention. Though it may seem that meditation detention is a weird punishment, it helps many students function at home and at school. Meditation helps many students cool down, focus, have less stress and depression. Meditation also helps academically, which is good for the students and the teachers. Many students are sent to detention. They get sent out because they misbehave in class or are angry and do something bad. When kids have to go

  • Over-Crowded School Systems

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    overcrowded schools, public schools especially, have this major problem. The school systems today are being overfilled with students, and nobody is ready or expecting it all. As students are being jammed into these schools, they are getting detention after detention for being late to class, they’re not doing as well as possible on assignments, and the teachers are having more stressful days. The 2000 Census shows that the population of my hometown, Stafford, Virginia, is said to be 104,823 people (Stafford)

  • Student ID Cards are Not Necessary for Safety

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    was already ten minutes late for with the hanging cloud of after-school ID detention waiting for me the next day. Pushing my way through the stream of people trying to leave the school at 3:20 the next day, I found my way to the discipline office. Taking my place at the end of the line that stretched out of the room and halfway down the hall, I found myself listening to a discussion about why everyone else had detention that day. "Yeah, man. I had my ID card under my jacket so they couldn't

  • Good and Evil in The Gathering by Anne Enright

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    treat them. Buddha intimidates Nathanial on his first day because he is weak and doesn’t fit in. Mr. Karle however calls Nathanial’s mother and “lies” to her telling that he believes that Nathanial is rude and disruptive in class and that he got a detention for this. It is not only evil that is explored throughout the novel, but good as well. People say good comes in white and always rises above evil, but this is debatable. Although good always rises above evil eventually, just like the Chain, white

  • The Breakfast Club

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    well. In "The Breakfast Club" five disparate personalities, each secure in his identity and yet filled with insecurities, spend a lazy Saturday confined to Detention at Shermer High School in Shermer, Illinois, for various and sundry school violations. Yet each character has a troubled life as foreshadowed by his very presence in Detention. Families mold, intentionally or not, their children into little reflections of themselves. School, thru peer pressure, thru the various academic and social

  • Critique of The Breakfast Club

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    Critique of The Breakfast Club Breakfast Club is a comedy that was released in 1985. It was written, produced and directed by John Hughes. It’s about five teenage students from different social groups when forced to spend a Saturday together in detention they find themselves interacting with and understanding each other for the first time. A jock, Emilio Estevez, a stoner, Judd Nelson, a princess, Molly Ringwald, a basket case, Ally Sheedy, and a brain, Anthony Michael Hall, talk about everything

  • Open Campus Policy

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    of limitations brought upon you this and past school years. These past years, the school board has been closing students’ ability to do almost what they please to an oppressive detention in which you cannot even walk the hallways to get a sip of water. How many times have you or heard that someone has been given a detention for just walking around the halls? How many times have you been hassled for trying to go to your car and sent back into the school by a so called “rent-a-cop” and a new enforcer

  • Ayn Rand's Anthem

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    are sentenced to death and then they were burned at the stake. Saying the forbidden word is the only crime punishable by death in the society. Another rule is if someone thinks individually or acts individually they will be sent to the House of Detention, there they were beaten and locked up for a vast amount of time. The rule was very importan...

  • Juvenile Justice and Correction

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    "rehabilitation" program, and obviously, this kind of delay exacerbates the problem of delivering psychological services in a timely fashion. Juveniles who are still in detention status can only receive substance abuse treatment, sex education, remedial education, and crisis intervention services. There are short-term facilities (detention centers), as well as shelters and reception and diagnostic centers. Long-term facilities include training schools, ranches, forestry camps, boot camps, farms, halfway

  • Anthem

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    that do not involve others, and the words he thinks and writes are for no one eyes to see or hear, but his own. In his society everyone thinks the same, and if you were to be the different one you would be sent to the palace of correction and detention. Equality 7-2521 actually had a mind of his own. As you can see Science fascinated him. For example in chapter 1 while it was dark Equality 7-2521 would sneak into a dark tunnel in which he would spend 3 hours doing scientific research, and experiments

  • Dangerous Offenders Legislation

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    restrict the release of prisoners assessed to be dangerous. Do you think that dangerousness legislation of this sort is justified or unjustified? Several states across the Country have enacted or attempted to enact legislation which can enable detention of a prisoner past his/her release date. This type of legislation’s general purpose is to provide a mechanism whereby prisoners who, if released pose an unacceptable risk of committing further serious offences, may be detained where it is deemed

  • Social Cliques in The Breakfast Club by Eric Berne

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    let people recognize stereotyping by giving a different perspective of it. In The Breakfast Club Berne’s lets viewers realize that stereotyping between children and parents is a natural difference, while a group of misrepresented teens are put in detention for eight hours on a Saturday, all realize that regardless of what each are looked upon as, all are one of the same. Stereotyping in our society can be viewed in two ways, one being a means by which people judge one another, and the other as a way