Public-Order Offenses and Values

Discuss why public-order offenses present the criminal justice system with perplexing dilemmas in dealing with offenders who have broken the law but do not believe they are harming society.

Discuss why the use and abuse of drugs are important to the study of criminology.

Explain the basis of laws prohibiting prostitution, pornography, and sodomy.

Why do many people wish to keep gambling, or certain forms of gambling, illegal in many jurisdictions?