lead productive and crime free lives
The re-entry programs of today are very successful in preparing former inmates to lead productive and crime free lives.
M8A1: Final Project Paper.
Instructions Below you will find five (5) debatable and controversial issues in criminal justice today. For your final project paper, you will either agree or disagree with ONE of the issues below. Based upon your research, first critically analyze both sides of the issue and then logically argue why you agree or disagree with your chosen issue. An abstract is not necessary in this paper. However, the body of your paper should contain relevant facts, scholarly studies, and information that are less than 10 years old, appropriately cited and referenced. Conclude the paper with a brief summary of your major findings and arguments in defense of the issue chosen for this paper.
1.Herbert Packer’s crime-control model of criminal justice is more needed today than the due process model of deterring crime..
2.Plea bargaining provides a fair and necessary form of justice in today’s criminal justice system..
3.The re-entry programs of today are very successful in preparing former inmates to lead productive and crime free lives..
4.In fulfillment of the police mission, law enforcement officers today fairly and effectively balance the constitutional rights of each individual against the necessity for public order and safety.
5.The future of juvenile justice is best served with only an adult court system providing full due process rights and no preferential treatment to both juveniles and adults alike..
Final Project Paper Instructions
€¢Your final project paper should be at least 5 pages, but no more than 7 pages in length, doubled spaced, written in 12 point Times New Roman font, with 1 inch margins all the way around. A minimum of SEVEN (7) resources should be used, cited and referenced according to APA writing style guidelines..
€¢Wikipedia and encyclopedic sources are prohibited (I suggest that you investigate the many excellent scholarly sources available within Excelsior College’s Virtual Library; also, ask the librarian for assistance in searching for sources)..
€¢Include a separate title page and reference page (title and reference pages are not counted as part of the 5-page minimum)..
€¢Be sure to submit your project in one WORD document in APA format and place it in the appropriate assignment drop box..
€¢The final project paper is due on or before 11:55PM on Sunday at the end of Module 8..
Compose your work using a word processor (or other software as appropriate) and save it frequently to your computer. When you’re ready to submit your work, click Browse My Computer and find your file. Once you’ve located your file click and, if successful, the file name will appear under the Attached files heading. Scroll to the bottom of the page, click Submit and you’re done. Be sure to check your work and correct any spelling or grammatical errors before you post it.
Your Final Project Paper is worth 20 % of your final course grade and is graded according to the Writing Rubric and per the instructions set forth for this assignment.