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Dal-Ré, Rafael; Bouter, Lex M.; Cuijpers, Pim; Gluud, Christian; Holm, Søren – Research Ethics, 2020
For more than 25 years, research misconduct (research fraud) is defined as fabrication, falsification, or plagiarism (FFP)--although other research misbehaviors have been also added in codes of conduct and legislations. A critical issue in deciding whether research misconduct should be subject to criminal law is its definition, because not all…
Descriptors: Research Problems, Deception, Ethics, Criminal Law
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Marcon Zabecki, Jessica; Quigley-McBride, Adele; Meissner, Christian A. – Applied Cognitive Psychology, 2022
Across two experimental studies, we investigated the role of information loss, contextual information, and distinctive features of fingerprints on novice's ability to judge whether two fingerprints came from the same source. Distinctive fingerprints resulted in more accurate decisions. Information loss diminished performance on the comparison…
Descriptors: Crime, Evidence, Human Body, Court Litigation
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Maegherman, Enide; Ask, Karl; Horselenberg, Robert; van Koppen, Peter J. – Applied Cognitive Psychology, 2021
The analysis of competing hypotheses (ACH) has been suggested to be a method that can protect against confirmation bias in the context of intelligence analysis. In the current study, we aimed to determine whether ACH could counter confirmation bias in the reasoning with evidence in the context of criminal law proceedings. Law students (N = 191)…
Descriptors: Hypothesis Testing, Bias, Decision Making, Criminal Law
Palicia, Deborah – ProQuest LLC, 2022
In a world of ever-changing demographics, it is imperative that criminal justice practitioners acquire the knowledge and skills needed to effectively interact with the communities they serve. The purpose of this nonexperimental study was to ascertain the relationship between perceptions of diversity of undergraduate criminal justice majors at a…
Descriptors: Diversity, Criminology, Law Enforcement, Criminal Law
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Johnson, Royel M.; Alvarado, Rafael E.; Rosinger, Kelly Ochs – Journal of Higher Education, 2021
In this study, we examine how the issue of considering criminal history in college admissions is represented and constructed as a problem in Ban the Box (BTB) policies in Maryland and Louisiana. We draw on Bacchi's "What's the Problem Represented to be?" approach as an analytic tool to interrogate key policy artifacts such as legislative…
Descriptors: Criminals, College Admission, Educational Policy, Policy Analysis
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Burgason, Kyle A.; Sefiha, Ophir; Briggs, Lisa – Innovative Higher Education, 2019
Research consistently indicates that academic dishonesty is pervasive on college campuses, including in online courses. For our study we administered a survey to two groups of undergraduate criminal justice students, one group of face-to-face students of traditional college-age and the other a group of distance learners employed full-time in…
Descriptors: Cheating, Undergraduate Students, Distance Education, Online Courses
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Douglas, Susan; Watt, Gregory – e-Journal of Business Education and Scholarship of Teaching, 2019
The purpose of this paper is to examine the issues of plagiarism and academic integrity as they are covered by universities and to then identify the existence of legislation that would impose legal consequences. Accordingly, this paper adopts a legal approach to critical analysis and discourse in the examination of the issues and the appropriate…
Descriptors: Plagiarism, Integrity, Universities, Copyrights
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Antonov, Igor O.; Rakhmatullin, Ramil R.; Burganova, Guzel V.; Makolkin, Nikita N. – International Journal of Higher Education, 2019
In this article, the authors, identifying the features of the use of modern technologies and technical means at the prosecution institute, as a novel strategy emphasize that the principles and rules for the use of modern technologies and technical means in criminal proceedings should fully comply with the purpose of promoting the higher education.…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Crime, Criminal Law, Civil Rights
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Veresha, Roman V. – International Journal of Environmental and Science Education, 2016
The article considers a concept of chance (casus) in criminal law and its main features. A definition of chance (casus) was analyzed as faultless causing of harm from a perspective of delimitation of the concept from carelessness in the form of criminal negligence. Particular attention is paid to the legislative definition of faultless causing of…
Descriptors: Criminal Law, Negligence, Definitions, Legislation
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Saini, Ruchi – Journal of Comparative and International Higher Education, 2020
Despite having one of the largest and fastest-growing post-secondary sectors in the world, there has been increasing protest against the lack of academic freedom within HEIs in India in the past decade. This research study carries out a comparative analysis of academic freedom within HEIs in India and the U.S., with a specific focus on how the…
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Academic Freedom, Censorship, Freedom of Speech
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Serebrennikova, Anna; Mashkova, Yekaterina – Bulgarian Comparative Education Society, 2017
This article examines the concept of terrorism as a social and legal phenomenon, its international legal and criminal-legal characteristics. Highlighted are the main aspects of cooperation of the states and the international community to counter terrorist activities. Terrorism as a social phenomenon is determined by paragraph 1 of article 3 of the…
Descriptors: Terrorism, International Law, Criminal Law, International Cooperation
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Grebennikov, Valeriy V.; Sangadzhiev, Badma V.; Vinogradova, Elena V. – International Journal of Environmental and Science Education, 2016
The relevance of the study to the problem of determining the place of prosecutors in the system of state bodies carrying out criminal prosecution, is determined, firstly, by the ongoing scientific debates and lack of consensus about the nature of the Prosecutor's office, the place and role of prosecutorial supervision in the structure of the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Criminal Law, Court Litigation, Lawyers
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Seregig, I. Ketut; Suryanto, Tulus; Hartono, Bambang; Rivai, Eddy; Prasetyawati, Endang – Journal of Social Studies Education Research, 2018
The efforts to criminalize corruption committed by the Indonesian Police, Attorney and Criminal Commission of Corruption institutions have been intensified, but state officials, especially regional heads, such as Governor/Vice Governor, Regent/Deputy Regent, Mayor/Deputy Mayor, Members of People's Representative Councils and other state officials…
Descriptors: Mixed Methods Research, Community Education, Foreign Countries, Socialization
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Tovar, Lynn Atkinson; Misischia, Cynthia – Research in Higher Education Journal, 2018
Students involved in two separate travel study programs consented to participate in a mixed-methods research approach examining the effects of an experiential learning course offered to criminal justice and forensic science students. The course exposed students to handson criminal investigations involving human body decomposition and osteology.…
Descriptors: Experiential Learning, Transformative Learning, Discovery Learning, Study Abroad
Benson, Matthew J. – ProQuest LLC, 2018
Since the early 20th century, higher education has been promoted as an effective strategy for enhancing law enforcement practice (Mayo, 2006a). While many have identified challenges that contemporary criminal justice practitioners face (Christopher, 2016; McFall, 2006; Stone & Travis, 2011), experts have promoted specific instructional…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Educational Strategies, Law Enforcement, Qualitative Research
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