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8 Topic Pages Found in Criminology & Law and starting with the letter W
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Open War crimes
War crimes

Offence (such as murder of a civilian or a prisoner of war) that contravenes the internationally accepted laws governing the conduct of wars,

Open War on Drugs
War on Drugs

Richard Nixon first used the term War on Drugs in 1969 as an attempt to elevate the drive for drug prohibition to the same status of Lyndon Johnson's

Open Water law
Water law

GIVEN THE PRIME importance of water in all human activities, available water resources need to be protected, conserved, and managed in terms of both

Open Whistleblowers

Whistleblowers are employees or former employees in the public or private sector who expose, or blow the whistle on, illegal conduct that could affect

White collar crime

White-collar crime encompasses overt and hidden misconduct and transgressions by corporations, professionals, and political officials who engage in a

Open Women's prisons
Women's prisons

Since the 19th century, women offenders in the United States have been held in separate women’s facilities. These institutions have always been shaped

Open Women’s rights
Women’s rights

The concept of women's rights has evolved and expanded as it has been informed by the global activism of women's movements. The expansion of women's


in law, written order issued in the name of the sovereign or the state in connection with a judicial or an administrative proceeding. Usually the writ