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17 Topic Pages Found in Criminology & Law and starting with the letter R
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Racial profiling in law enforcement

Racial profiling is the increased scrutiny or selective enforcement of rules, norms, and laws for members of specific social groups. The increased

Open Rape

A recent United Nations report suggests that, on average, over 250,000 cases of rape or attempted rape are reported each year worldwide, while the


Recidivism refers to the repetition of behaviors that society sanctions, particularly those related to criminal offenses and substance abuse. In


Procedure whereby a decision on proposed legislation is referred to the electorate for settlement by direct vote of all the people. It is most

Rehnquist, William H. 1924-2005

US Supreme Court associate justice 1972–86, and chief justice from 1986. Under his leadership the court established a reputation for conservative

Renault, Louis (1843 - 1918)

French academic and international law reform campaigner. Renault was a prolific writer and lecturer, becoming the French authority on international

Open Rent control
Rent control

Rent control refers to laws or ordinances that regulate how much landlords can legally charge for their property. In its simplest form, there are two


payments or other compensation offered as an indemnity for loss or damage. Although the term is used to cover payments made to Holocaust survivors and

Republic of New Granada

( grənä'də ), former Spanish colony, N South America. It included at its greatest extent present Colombia, Ecuador, Panama, and Venezuela. Between

resistance movement

Opposition movement in a country occupied by an enemy or colonial power, especially in the 20th century; for example, the resistance to Nazism and