K. Lee Lerner's Crime and Punishment: Essential Primary Sources (Social PDF

By K. Lee Lerner

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ISBN-13: 9781414403243

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Admission of scientific evidence (Daubert et al. v. Merrell Dow). 1993: World Trade Center Bombing, February 26, 1993: The World Trade Center in New York City was badly damaged when a car bomb planted by Islamic terrorists explodes in an underground garage. The bomb left six people dead and 1,000 injured. The men carrying out the attack were followers of Umar Abd al-Rahman, an Egyptian cleric who preached in the New York City area. 1997: The FBI announced its new National DNA Index System (NDIS) on December 8, allowing forensic science laboratories to link serial violent crimes to each other and to known sex offenders through the electronic exchange of DNA profiles.

Fyodor M. Dostoevsky, Reprinted in 2001; originally published in Russia in 1866. . 5 Who are the Criminals?. Edwin M. Hale, 1867 . . 8 ■ PRIMARY SOURCES . . . . . . . Relation Between Occupation and Criminality of Women Mary Katherine Conyngton, 1911 . . . 11 Gangster Al Capone Charged on Income Tax Violations . Anonymous, 1931 . . . 15 Patty Hearst With Rifle Inside Bank Anonymous, 1974 . . . . . . 16 Note from Son of Sam: Serial Killers . David Berkowitz, 1977 .

Is now home to several court buildings and one of New York’s largest jails. FURTHER RESOURCES Books Anbinder, Tyler. Five Points: The 19th Century New York City Neighborhood That Invented Tap Dance, Stole Elections, and Became the World’s Most Notorious Slum. New York: Plume Books, 2002. Web sites The Five Points Site. htm> (accessed March 9, 2006). ■ PRIMARY SOURCE THE BOWERY AND THE NOTORIOUS FIVE POINTS Crime and Punishment NEIGHBORHOOD See primary source image. ■ Book excerpt By: Fyodor M. Dostoevsky SIGNIFICANCE Certainly poverty, hard labor, disease, and a lack of sanitation were endemic to Five Points, which attracted the attention of prominent literary figures and social reformers of the era.

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