Crime or Deviant Behavior

Examine the development and legacy of hate crimes through the lens of the criminal justice system.

· Present your opinion on whether hate crimes contain the elements of a crime or are deviant

· behaviors we have made a crime Identify and explain the definition of the elements of a crime – the

· guilty act, guilty mind and concurrence

· Define deviant behavior and why this could be criminal Compare a criminal act with a deviant act

· Explain the difference between these concepts

· Explain why the difference between these concepts is important to the intent of Hate Crime Laws.

· Even though this is your opinion, you need to

· claims.