Sentencing theory and practice have changed over time. Please answer the following questions. (As always, the book provides a good start but you may need to access some outside sources). 1) Define indeterminate and determinate sentencing and explain the difference. 2) Do you agree with removing discretion from the judge in sentencing, and why or why not? 3) Discuss at least two pros and two cons of mandatory minimum sentencing. 4) Does mandatory minimum sentencing vest too much discretion in the prosecutor, and why or why not? Please type your response in word format, 2-4 pages in length, double-spaced, Times […]
Discuss the following: What are the greatest benefits or strengths of probation for the community and what are its greatest costs or weaknesses? How does the offender benefit from Probation and how does the community benefit from Probation? Give examples of how the community and the criminal justice system can benefit from the use of Probation/Parole. How can greater use of these programs hurt the community?
For this weeks discussion please answer the following the questions. 1) What is evidence law and what is its purpose? 2) Why is the Fourth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution particularly important to evidence law? 3) In your opinion, what other Amendment or Amendments are highly important to evidence law, and why? These discussions are worth 20 points each and will be graded on form and content. Because this is an online setting these discussions offer an excellent opportunity to be engaged in the class. Discussion responses must be thought-provoking, well thought out, and at least 250 words in length.
Ethical and Cultural Relativism Compared and Contrasted with Ethical Absolutism Length: 3 pages, 12 point font APA format. Your paper must have a cover page, a running head, introduction, conclusion, and source list. An abstract is not necessary. Due February 1. Late papers will lose points, and no papers will be accepted after February 11. Guidelines: Define each of the following terms: Ethical relativism, cultural relativism, and ethical absolutism. Cite your sources (author, title, publication, year) for each definition. Per APA guidelines, use a short, parenthetical citation immediately after you provide information that is not original, and a full citation […]
In this assignment you are required to: 1: Read the provided material on the cases of: Cremen v. Harrah’s Marina Hotel Casino, 680 F. Supp. 150 Di Cosala v. Kay, 91 N.J. 159 2: Do any independent research on the subject that may be necessary or desirable. 3. Produce a reaction paper that meets the academic requirements to wit: a. All submissions must be typed on a Word document, double-spaced, using 12-point Times New Roman font. b. Put class, name, and date at top 1st page c. Students may not submit course work from other classes. d. Papers should exhibit […]
What was the Minneapolis Domestic Violence Experiment? How was it conducted? Who conducted it? How does it represent a step forward for quantitative research in criminal justice? Using this model, design an experiment to study a specific type of crime other than domestic violence. file:///M:/publicpc/Desktop/Minneapolis%20Domestic%20Violence%20Experiment.pdf https://youtu.be/IGDF1-B1Yjs https://vimeo.com/47738542
The review should include a summary of the article and a brief discussion including your opinion on the topic in general and the article itself. The summary and opinion piece should be no longer than 3 pages. Use 12pt. Times New Roman type. Papers should be formatted to be double-spaced, with 1-inch margins, and formatted using APA guidelines. Remember the paper can be on any criminological theory covered in the text. I will provide the article for this assignment.
Define three strikes legislation, and cite your source. (not wikipedia or any other source without an author) Research a “three stikes law” (statute) of any state, and write the citation and the entire text of the law in your paper. Give three statistical examples (with citations) that show a reduction in crime in a jurisdiction that has enacted a three strikes law. ( but not Washington state) Write and explain (or support with statistics or financial figures) three reasons why some people oppose three strikes legislation. Do you support or oppose three strikes legislation? Why ? Do you feel that […]
A Case of Deadly Force, Deconstructed Choose an event that took place in the U.S. in which police used force and caused the death of a person. Read about the event in three different sources, and also watch any video recordings of the even that have been released. Write about the incident, and be sure to include the following: The name of the subject of the deadly force, and the day, time, and place where he/she was subjected to the force. How many officers allegedly used the force against the person, the names of those officers, the type of force […]
Factory Farming Describe the conditions under which chickens, pigs and cattle are raised in modern factory farms. Describe the impact factory farming has on the animals? Describe the impact factory farming has on the environment? Describe the impact factory farming has on world hunger? Is there any moral justification for subjecting animals to the practices of factory farming? If yes, what is the justification? Is it ethically wrong to raise and slaughter animals under these conditions? Is it necessary to slaughter animals for food? Under Utilitarian theory, is it ethically right to raise and slaughter animals for food? What actions […]