0 Have your say A new study from a Yorkshire university has suggested violent video games can actually bring out the best in some players. Chris Burn reports. The Grand Theft Auto video game franchise has been no stranger to controversy over the years and blamed for glamorising violence and crime ever since its first incarnation back in 1997. But a new paper from researchers from York St John University suggests that its reputation as a bad influence on players may be somewhat unfair.Dr Jack Denham, Learning and Teaching Lead at the School of Psychological & Social Sciences for York St John University, and Dr Matthew Spokes, Senior Lecturer in Sociology, have published research in the British Journal of Criminology which argues against the idea that games can be ‘violent’ by themselves and that the player and the decisions that they make are an equal part of the puzzle.The study says the modern games, which allow players to make different … [Read more...] about Why violent video games like Grand Theft Auto can bring out the best in players
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Alternative Dispute Resolution or ADR includes processes that are out of court proceedings, wherein the parties decide the course of dispute resolution once a conflict occurs. The burden of the courts have increased due to pendency of court cases and suits this has resulted in ADR gaining paramount significance in almost every jurisdiction. ADR is generally classified into five types: negotiation, mediation, collaborative law, arbitration and conciliation. Considering the practicalities in the court of law many judges pass cases to Lok Adalat, where a retired judge sits neutral party and facilitates conversation between the parties.The word ‘juvenile’ originates in ‘juvenis’ a Latin term meaning young. Juvenile justice is the legal system that aspires to protect all children, bringing within its ambit the children in need of protection, besides those in conflict with law. However, in the present times concept id often used along and interchangeably … [Read more...] about Integration Of Mediation In Cases Involving Young Offenders
22nd of December 2015, the day on which the Upper House passed the long pending Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Bill, 2015 and thereby brought it into the Statute book, marks a black spot and a step backward in the history of the Juvenile Justice Regime of India. History of Juvenile Justice Regime in India In earlier days, the criminal justice system as available for adults was applied to a juvenile or the child irrespective of his age. The first legislation in India providing special treatment for children is the Apprentice Act 1850. The Act comprised of provisions for providing vocational training to convicted children as Apprentices to teach them trade, craft or employment for their rehabilitation.Under the Indian Penal Code which was enacted in the year 1860, a child below the age of 7 is considered as not capable of committing a crime (doli incapax). By virtue of s. 82, absolute immunity from criminal liability is provided to a child under the age of 7 years. … [Read more...] about Juvenile Justice Act 2015; An Emotional Aftermath of the Dreaded ‘Nirbhaya Incident’; A Step Backward
By Casey Tolan | [email protected] | Bay Area News Group PUBLISHED: May 22, 2018 at 8:45 am | UPDATED: May 22, 2018 at 9:01 am All of the top Democrats running for California governor are calling for major new investments to make the state’s public universities more affordable and relieve crushing student debt, suggesting they’d be more willing than Gov. Jerry Brown to open state purse strings and give students a hand up. The proposals focus on helping Californians afford college as the Golden State struggles to preserve a public higher education system that was once the envy of the world. While California already has some of the most generous financial aid in the country, the University of California and California State University both have seen tuition and fees soar over the last decade. And the high cost of living in the Golden State is squeezing student budgets even further. Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom says he would guarantee two free years of community … [Read more...] about How the candidates for governor would tackle college affordability
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