How can accountability be enhanced in policing, corrections, and other components of the criminal justice system? How does accountability and liability correlate within the criminal justice system?
An African American defendant, who was charged in a state trial court with bank robbery, objected to the prosecutor's use of peremptory challenges to excuse three black men from the jury panel. The prosecutor explained that he excused the first juror because the juror had long unkempt hair, a mustache, and a beard. The prosecu
- What is Habeas Corpus? - Should Habeas apply to everyone? - How does Habeas apply to actual innocence claims? Is additional legislation necessary to deal with appeals and habeas corpus claims? what provisions should the new legislation contain?
Hi, I need assistance with the following questions related to the American corrections system. Question: Identify and discuss the historical development of corrections in the United States and its influences. - How has corrections evolved since the early years of the United States? Explain. - What were the major milestones i
Hi, I need assistance gathering information on the following topics. The Juvenile Justice System, two problems with: - Law enforcement - Training - Department size. Juvenile Corrections: - Overcrowded juvenile facilities - Budget cut/ facility closures Juvenile Court System: - Overcrowded dockets - Place for re
Hi, I need assistance discussing the following questions. I am not too sure how to approach them. 1. Discuss the various degrees of firearms control in place today, as mentioned by Zimring (e.g., "time, place and manner laws" and restricting dangerous users from obtaining guns). Do you believe that any of these solutions would
Discussion: Explain the laws that influence police procedures with respect to juveniles. Explain the laws that impact these procedures followed by juveniles in the court. Also, discuss an overview of important Supreme Court cases that ensured juvenile rights, and describe how these cases ensured the rights of juveniles.
Law enforcement did not always have the tools for gathering all information needed to prepare a case. Throughout time, laws have been made to secure the rights of criminal investigators to obtain the material needed to substantiate the evidence used in court cases. Have the development of new laws made the responsibilities of
Leonard Baum Scenario: Leonard Baum was convicted of first-degree murder and sentenced to death. In preparing an appeal, Baum's attorney learned that the state never disclosed certain evidence favorable to Baum. That evidence included eyewitness statements taken by the police following the murder; statements made to the police
Go to websites that aggregate ratings of products like films (metacritic.com and rottentomatoes.com are particularly useful). Determine how the scores are calculated, in other words, what is the process by which individual critic's ratings of movies are aggregated into a single score (what constitutes a positive or negative revi
Discuss the issues of domestic violence and how best to respond to the following case: A male who seems tired and disoriented is found wandering along a side street. The officer brings the male to the police station in order to determine the best course of action. The male is informed that he is not under arrest, but that the
1) Summarize the rights and protections available to juveniles in Michigan, using research and examples. 2) Identify the criteria for adult waiver and laws regarding the same in a different state using research and examples. 3) Highlight current trends in the juvenile justice system of that state by quoting recent changes
Discuss physical security and the importance of the following components: - Building security - Grounds security - Access control systems - Perimeter security - Information systems and technology security
I need help composing a flow chart of the juvenile justice process and then summarizing at least two things that should be changed in that process and why.
1. Incarceration rates in the United States are higher due to some actions being considered criminal that other countries do not. Let's see if we can identify some actions other countries do NOT consider criminal that we do. 2. What changes would improve prisoner rehabilitation?
Determining Conditions of Probation - The Value of Probation and Parole - Objectives and Conditions of Probation - Special Supervision Programs - History of Parole - Parole Board - Recommendations concerning the conditions of a client's probation, or parole, that were not included in the options.
How did Bell v. Wolfish influence jail operations? Should a trial be able to affect jail operations?
Please see the attached for the question. Unit 6 question I know in recent years advances in DNA identification technology have led to a number of exonerations of convictions that were based on eyewitness identification because DNA identification was not available at that time. And the procedures for eyewitness identific
You are working with your state's Crime Prevention Commission as a counselor. In the course of your work you encounter John, a 14-year-old juvenile offender charged with vandalism and assaulting a police officer while being taken into custody. John would like to have legal counsel at his hearing. He is fearful that he will re
Identify the different standards of proof for evidence used in U.S. legal proceedings. How is the standard of proof required in juvenile court proceedings different from the standard of proof required in adult court proceedings? In your opinion is it necessary and fair to have different burdens of proof for juveniles and adult
According to Human Rights Watch, the current juvenile life-without-parole population in California will cost the state approximately half a billion dollars by the end of their lives. Do you think it is appropriate, or relevant, to cite the expense of incarceration as a justification for rethinking life without parole for juvenil
Please help me discuss amendments related to due process protections and criminal procedures.
Summarize the article: "A Family Affair: The Juvenile Court and Family Violence Cases" by Erika Gebo. Published online: 30 June 2007 Springer Science + Business Media, LLC 2007 J Fam Viol (2007) 22:501-509 DOI 10.1007/s10896-007-9075-1
Describe the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act. Compare and contrast the probable cause requirement under FISA with an "ordinary" article III warrant.
Address constitutional amendments and case law that relate to interrogations, confessions, or identifications. Address each of the elements listed below: 1. Define the four basic components of the Fifth Amendment. 2. Discuss the constitutional rights associated with confession law, and provide an overview of relevant c
Mary, a 15 year-old juvenile with no history of delinquency, has been remanded to the juvenile court because she does not listen to her parents and is believed to be sexually active. Do you think that such an act or other legal intervention in the lives of youths is constitutionally valid? Be sure to consider whether this legal
Discuss the laws pertaining to status offenses. In your opinion, should law enforcement agencies continue to respond to these statutory offenses? Why? Support your view with examples. Use references/site sources.
You are assisting an attorney defending a juvenile caught with drugs in his school locker. School authorities checked the teenager's locker randomly as part of a "get tough" policy that the school initiated. The attorney has assigned the following tasks to you: Summary on the search and seizure laws specific to juveniles, wi
Locate by external reference the Stanford Prison Experiment. Discuss any ethical dilemmas the researcher faced with this project. Do you feel the problem was in the experiment's design or unethical behavior of the researchers? Discuss your arguments in 2 pages in APA format and site sources.
1. What recommendations for juvenile courts does Barry C. Feld offer that would not necessitate abolishing them? Why does he dismiss them, preferring instead to abolish juvenile courts altogether? What "cushions" does Feld recommend for juveniles being adjudicated in adult courts? How might they be helpful? How might they be har