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What is Criminology?

What is criminology

*actor portrayal Through a blend of psychology, social science and criminal justice and defense, criminology examines the nature of crimes, criminals and crime prevention methods and analyzes how they impact individuals and society as a whole. The Evolution of Criminology The field is multi-faceted and diverse, with subdivisions focusing on penology, feminist criminology, criminalistics, and […]

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Who Has The Burden Of Proof In A Criminal Case?

burden of proof in a Nevada criminal case

In a criminal case, the prosecution has the burden of proof. At the federal level, the prosecution must meet the burden of proof beyond a reasonable doubt. At the state level, some states require the prosecution to meet the burden beyond a reasonable doubt while others use the preponderance of the evidence test. Don’t Fight […]

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