Structure gives clear guidelines for how to proceed because a clearly-established structure gives means to maintain order and resolve disagreements. What do you do when the organization deviates from their structure because it benefits them?
Critical Issues in Criminal Justice System As you complete this course and the program, it is time to look ahead at the critical issues facing the criminal justice system. Many of today’s critical issues have either arisen or worsened as a result of the 9/11 attacks. This assignment will require you to build on your assignment by applying the concepts of the course to the following four areas: Using the South University Online Library or the Internet, research and analyze a major national-level street gang, such as MS-13 or the Bloods. Describe the challenges such gangs present to law enforcement. […]
Based upon the input from Units 1 and 2, you have just received your next assignment that will contribute to your next decision. For the outdoor sporting goods client, based upon your prior decision as to either expand to the next market or retain your current position, justify your decision further utilizing the Chi-Square Distribution tool. One key criterion point: You do not have adequate data to formulate a full Chi-Square for the outdoor sporting goods client. However, you do have sufficient data to initiate this process. You are charged to demonstrate the initial steps of a nonparametric test that […]
Select an evaluation model that you determine has the most applicability and relevance to criminal justice policy today. Write a 700- to 1,050-word paper summarizing the model you have chosen and provide an analysis and explanation for your choice. Include the following in your paper: A summary of the model An explanation of why your chosen model is the most applicable and relevant An assessment of the effectiveness of your chosen model in evaluating a specific criminal justice policy Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines.
Write a 700- to 1,050-word paper related to trends in the management of courts. Please use the following outline to organize your paper and cover all topics in the outline: 1. Introduction 2. What are specialty courts and why were they created? 3. Pick a specialty court in your area (drug court, veterans court, mental health, domestic violence, etc.) and discuss how it works and what programs are required. Also provide any real world examples and statistics on success rates. 4. Discuss victims rights changes and what rights victims are now afforded (discuss Marcy’s law and the victims bill of […]
Select one of the following and write a case brief: Katz v. U.S. U.S. v. White California v. Hodari D. Sample Case Brief Case briefs should be approximately 1-2 pages in length and follow the format of the sample brief below. Parties: Bretons (Plaintiff) v. Central Pacific Supply Corporation (CPS) (Defendant) Facts: The Bretons are sought to cancel the Agreement of Sale of a leasehold interest and for damages. The Bretons alleged that CPS had breached the Agreement by defaulting on the payment due thereon and by vacating the premises. Prior Proceedings: This case was originally brought before the Land […]
This high-stakes assignment will examine the relationship between mental illness and violent crime. You should be able to apply some of the theories of crime causation from earlier in the course to this topic. Prepare a 6-8 page report in Microsoft Word that addresses these points: PART I Identify and discuss the specific causes of mental issues that can lead one to criminal behavior. Consider biological, social, and familial influences. PART II Case Study Research and analyze one of the following mass shootings from recent American history: Jared Loughner, Tucson, Arizona, 2011 Virginia Tech University, 2007 Pulse nightclub, Orlando, Florida, […]
Many law enforcement agencies are facing an increasingly problematic shortage of police officers due to management difficulties that have been worsened by the existing police subculture, politics, power struggles, and organizational conflicts. Problems at the CVPD You are a recruitment officer at the Centervale Police Department (CVPD). There is a new problem being faced by your police department and those around the country. However, the problem seems to be more pronounced in the CVPD. There seems to be a huge difficulty in recruiting new officers. This is because there are very few applicants for the job and a large number […]
This written assignment focuses on the procedural steps and requirements in a criminal case from the time of trial to appeal. For this assignment, review and study U.S. Supreme Court opinion, Riley v. California, 573 U.S. 783 (2014). Click here for a link to the U.S. Supreme Court opinion. ***Note – the “syllabus” of the case is only a summary of the case and it is NOT the actual opinion. Be sure to read the full opinions. For this assignment, be sure to rely on information from the “Opinion” part of the document and not from the “syllabus”. After you […]
Please answer each question clear and concisely1. The central issue in Valid Justifications revolves around the justifications that can be used to prove that a defendant is not blameworthy and, therefore, is not criminally liable, even in cases where the defendant engaged in a criminal act. Explain your choices in this scenario by addressing the following questions.Why does the argument of self-defense absolve a defendant of criminal liability? 2. How has the defense of self, home, and property changed with the recent proliferation of “castle doctrine” statutes? 3. The focus in Protection for All is on defendants who plead an […]