This week’s reading provides overview of the research on biological and psychological perspectives, as well as discusses strain and culture deviance theories. After reviewing the reading for week 2, as well as the week 2 discussion articles in the lesson for this week, discuss/debate with your classmates your position pertaining to biological and psychological perspectives of explaining crime. Also, examine at least one theory from the assigned reading that explain crime and articulate why you either strongly agree or disagree with it.
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Write a Case brief on the following case below: U.S. v. Sixty Acres in Etowah County, 903 F.2d 857 (11th Cir. 1991) Information that you need to provide in the Case Brief. Should be at least 2 pages 1. Parties 2. Facts 3. Prior Proceedings 4. Issues Presented or Questions of Law 5. Arguments or Objectives of the Parties 6. Holding/Rule of Law 7. Which Saint Leo Core Values is Displayed 8. Rationale 9. Conclusion
Write a 2 page Reaction Paper in APA format on “PTSD as a Defense”. You should clearly identify the topic and present your personal viewpoint or perspective, however, you must also present a factual basis for that viewpoint ( as opposed to an opinion). All references supporting factual basis must be properly cited in accordance with APA guidelines.
After watching a film about gangs (film link at the end of this post), think about the theories of neighborhood crime we have discussed in class (sources are attached with this post). For this assignment, use two of those theories to explain gang membership and gang violence. Be sure to consider how the theories can and cannot explain gang membership in urban areas such as Los Angeles. Could these theories explain the formation of gangs in non-urban areas, such as Chandler, Arizona for example? NOTE: Make sure the theories you choose can explain gang behavior in neighborhoods; not all of […]
Question Description Short Paper #1 (450 to 600 words): Instructions: Give a full answer. Consider the facts, including what is given and what can be presumed from the facts. Then apply the rules regarding subject matter and personal jurisdiction to those facts to obtain your answer and explain it. Submit your answer as an attached file. Please review the rubric (under the rubric section) before completing any assignment or short paper. Assume that you live in California and are on vacation, traveling by car from California to Texas. You are injured in a motel room when the bed on which […]
As you seek information from the community on any observations or critical information that they may have on a missing child investigation, you are assigned to conduct interviews with a special population person (e.g., child, disabled, or elderly). In this case, the neighborhood children who left for school during the morning are your focus. Discuss the following: What is your plan for this assignment? What are some of the pitfalls to be aware of when interviewing children? How will you protect your actions for later testimony at trial? 400-600 words, APA Format
Research the U.S. Supreme Court case, Miranda vs. Arizona, paying particular attention to the transcript of the oral arguements. Please do not get confused between the Arizona Supreme Court decision and the US Supreme Court decision. It is this latter case you are to analyze. Prepare a paragraph-word summary of the argument of the case. Include the following: Summarize the arguments of counsel regarding self-incrimination. Defense lawyer, summarize the argument Format your summary consistent with APA guidelines.
PEER RESPONSES ONLY: Submit your topic for your research paper. In responding to your classmates, provide specific feedback and suggestions. PLEASE CREATE THE RESPONSE FOR PEER 1 POST AND PEER 2 POST… PEER 1: Hello everyone, I have decided to do my project on abortion laws. I will look at past laws and current laws. This is a controversial topic and everyone talks about being prochoice and/or pro-life. I see both sides of the arguments, and will address claims made by various organizations on both sides. I chose abortion laws because no one ever talks about them and when they […]
Respond to the stated question, including any relevance to and implications on the field of criminal justice. Be sure to discuss the issue(s) to which the question pertains. Remarks can include your opinion(s), but must be based on experience, research, and/or prior learning. Use this exercise to foster a rich dialogue with your colleagues about issues that are important to the field of criminal justice. During the span of the discussion, you must post to this board on four unique days. Your initial posting must be no less than 300 words You will also be required to post responses to […]