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    Adversarial Criminal Law System

    Adversarial Criminal Law System Please compare the idea of our criminal law system as adversarial to other descriptions of how a courtroom works. The assignment should include the following: 3-4 references

    Judge Yourself

    You are a judge who believes that individuals should be allowed to choose when to die. You personally had to watch both your parents die long and agonizing deaths because your state does not have a right-to-die statute. Before you is a doctor who is being prosecuted for giving a lethal dose of morphine to a patient dying of ter

    Georgia vs. Randolph

    You are a judge in a federal district court where a man has been charged with possessing and distributing cocaine. The police obtained the evidence of his drug possession and sale by searching his home. Police arrived at the defendant's house without a warrant, and the defendant and his wife were at home. The officers knocked, a

    Case Brief Example (Ashcroft vs. Kidd)

    Please help understanding how to write a case brief... for example in the case of Ashcroft v Kidd 131 S. Ct. 2074 (2011). How would you write this case brief that had the headings: Parties and case Facts Procedural Posture Issue Holding Rule Rationale References.

    Police Misconduct

    A police officer's job is about ensuring the protection of basic moral rights, including the right to life, liberty, physical and property security. The overall outcome or goal of policing is the protection of constitutional rights. However, there have been times when police have engaged in unethical and immoral practices when d

    Exceptions to the Exclusionary Rule

    You are a state court judge who has been presented with the following facts. A criminal defendant was stopped by police after an officer observed him speeding. A computer check showed that the man had an outstanding misdemeanor warrant for his arrest. While he was being arrested, a marijuana joint fell from his pocket. The o

    Gideon v. Wainwright

    The assignment for this week is to locate a landmark U.S. Supreme Court case and draft a case brief. Go the following website (www.cornell.edu) and locate the following case: Gideon v. Wainwright. Write a 1-2 page case brief utilizing the sample case brief. 1. Case Title 2. Citation 3. Year decided 4. Facts 5. Issue or

    Maxine Waters ethics case

    Research a government official who has been charged with ethics violations. (Rep Maxine Waters) is who I picked. Outline the charges, explain the issues in terms of the ethics associated with the Criminal Justice system and describe the ethical system that applies in this ethics violation(s). 2 pages needed 2 references

    War on Drugs

    In a 2 page essay outline a brief history of the "War on Drugs." Reflect whether it is possible to win the war on drugs to include evidence of its successfulness or failures. Finally recommend changes to the prosecution of the current "War on Drugs" or alternatives to it; depending on the student's approach. 2 referenc

    Juvenile Blueprint Programs

    Look at the Blueprints programs. Choose one of these programs (Big Brothers Big Sisters of America - BBBS) to study and write a 3 page paper explaining the program. Be sure to include the goals or mission of the program, who it targets, and why you think it has been successful, as well as any other important information you th

    Juvenile Justice Development

    The Development of Juvenile Justice These two are important also can you discuss about these two as well in the development/evolution of juvenile justice and why. Thompson v. Oklahoma - killed his sister's boyfriend Stanford v. Kentucky - rob a store and shot a cashier in the face 2 pages 2 references please.

    Reducing Juvenile Weapons Crime

    Reducing Juvenile Weapons Crimes Explain the Youth Firearms Violence Initiative. Choose one of the strategies and tactics shown in Table 8.2 (p. 246) which will be Community Base Activities. Explain the program in depth and its effectiveness in reducing juvenile weapons crimes. Requirements: •2- pages double spaced

    The Development of Juvenile Justice

    Choose three cases you believe have been most important in the development/evolution of juvenile justice and why. Thompson v. Oklahoma - killed his sister's boyfriend Stanford v. Kentucky - rob a store and shot a cashier in the face Roper v. Simmons - threw a lady off a bridge 2 pages double spaced APA FORMAT 2 refer

    Correctional Officers and Gender

    2-page essay, write a position paper on whether correctional officers should be the same gender as the inmates in the facility to which they are assigned. Support their position with at least one "real-life" example. Finally, reflect on the challenges and rewards of having different-gendered correctional officers. 2 reference

    Development of Probation

    Describe the history and development of probation, including how it is organized and used today?

    Juvenile Justice History

    Identify and discuss the five periods of juvenile justice history and which period you think was the most influential to the evolution of the juvenile justice system.

    Online Statements and 1st Amendment

    I am having trouble basically finding how people are getting in trouble with online statements made and how it does not violate their 1st amendment rights. So the question that I am asking is, should steps be taken to prevent anonymity online in the interest of public safety? How does the advent of online communication affect a

    Organizational Structure of Police Agencies

    Although many police agencies today are rethinking their organization and goals, many still function using a hierarchical structure. Identify and discuss the chain of command and how problems can arise within the organizational structure.

    Crime Victimization Theories

    Discuss the various theories of crime victimization. How can some victims be seen as responsible for their own victimization?

    National Crime Victimization Survey (NCVS)

    Discuss the National Crime Victimization Survey. What are the strengths and weaknesses of the NCVS? How is the data gathered? Who benefits from this information being collected?

    Ethics in Criminology

    Discuss the ethical issues in criminology. Cover the following topics: what to study, whom to study, how to study.

    Informal Communication Networks and Criminal Justice Agencies

    The emergence of informal communication networks is a natural occurrence within any organization. This is especially true in criminal justice as individuals share information within their agency, as well as with individuals in other agencies as part of collaborative work efforts. Discuss how informal communication networks emerg

    Operational Decision-Making in Criminal Justice Agencies

    Operational decision making in criminal justice agencies is influenced by several different factors. These factors include internal and external politics, as well as the culture of the organization. Criminal justice agency administrators must consider each of these factors when making operational decisions. Identify a specific s


    You have received a position that requires you to oversee a group of 30 correctional officers. This job will be challenging because these officers are noted for holding negative, and sometimes even hostile, attitudes towards the institution's leadership, as well as the prisoners they oversee. Your job is to try to create a be

    Medieval Legal Thinkers and Modern Law

    Is there still a relationship between how the ancient and medieval legal thinkers define criminal laws and how the modern criminal justice system does? can I get some help with answering this please. I need 2 -3 paragraphs and I only have 2 sentences. some ideas anyone?

    Case Study: Dr. Martin Luther King

    Research the murder of Dr. Martin Luther King. 1. In a narrative format, discuss the key facts and critical issues presented in the case. Minimum word count is 500 words. 2. What did the prosecution build their case upon and what evidence supported their theory against James Earl Ray? 3. Discuss the advances in fingerp

    Case Study: Harold Shipman (aka Dr. Death)

    Use the Internet to research Harold Shipman (aka Dr. Death), the English doctor who is estimated to have killed over 236 of his patients. 1. In a narrative format, discuss the key facts and critical issues presented in the case. Minimum word count is 500 words. 2. What was Shipman's murder weapon of choice and how did this

    Mandatory, Determinate and Indeterminate Sentencing

    Mandatory, determinate, and indeterminate were identified as three sentencing structures present in the American judicial system. Define each of these sentencing structures. Compare and contrast the impact that each sentencing structure has on the offender as well as on the judge imposing the sentence.

    Juvenile delinquency and labelling theory

    In this assignment, you will select your research topic related to juvenile delinquency that will be used in Weeks 4 and 5 for this course, and then you will prepare an annotated bibliography. This topic will be used throughout the remainder of the course to fulfill the requirements of the study. The limit on serial references w