1. Identify and discuss some of the new (contemporary) ways that "computers and the internet" have made it possible for criminals to commit crimes. Provide examples of how the law has changed to accommodate these new forms of old crimes. Be thorough....this is a serious offense that is bilking billions of dollars from society.
2. Define and discuss the "broken windows theory" and provide examples on what Wilson and Kelling's (1982) quality of life crimes theory proved. What has the research shown about the validity of the theory?
3. Discuss the controversy surrounding the laws regulating the behavior of "homeless" and other "street people." What is the argument in support of these laws and what is the argument against these laws?