1. Write a two page paper on what you perceive to be a recent injustice in the criminal justice system.
2. Describe the incident that caused the person to be arrested or imprisoned wrongfully, or
perhaps you believe a person got away with criminal conduct.
3. State the reason why you believe there was an injustice.
4. Discuss any lawsuit that was filed, if any, by the person that was harmed, and the outcome.
5. What do you think should have been done to avoid the injustice that you described in the
6. When the paper is completed you will briefly present before the class a synopsis of what you
wrote, and answer any questions from your classmates. You are also encouraged to use audio
visual in your presentation.
Assignment should have:
1. An introductory paragraph(s) – this states the assignment and introduces the reader to your topic and explain what you are going to be talking about.
2. A body – this will be where you explain your argument and analyze the relationship between the theories and your story.
3. A conclusion – this will summarize everything that you have spoken about in your paper and restate your argument from the introduction. (Do not introduces any new thoughts)
This is ONLY a three page paper. You may write up to 5 pages, but please, no more than 5!
12 inch font
1 inch margins
Number your pages
Indent your paragraphs
No wide margins or triple spacing between paragraphs
DO NOT COPY WORD FOR WORD FROM YOUR SOURCE – THAT IS PLAGIARISM.
I WANT YOU TO REPHRASE WHAT THE AUTHOR HAS STATED IN YOUR OWN WORDS.
Use APA format
Cite all references – You should cite at least two different sources
Paper due by the week of June 21, 2020