Discuss the idea of criminal behavior, why the concept of crime emerged, and what role or benefit its creation played for society at the time.

Essay 1 – Criminal Justice System Prompt and Requirements: Consider the materials you read/viewed in the unit. Write a 1-page (250-word) essay, following the prompt below: Research the concept of crime, criminal behavior, and criminality. Find the oldest reference to these ideas and explore the context from which they emerged. Discuss the idea of criminal… Continue reading Discuss the idea of criminal behavior, why the concept of crime emerged, and what role or benefit its creation played for society at the time.

How does that impact the problem of successful reentry into society?

Essay 4 – Corrections Prompt and Requirements Consider the materials you read/viewed in the Criminal Courts unit. Write a 500 word essay, following the prompt below: The public perception of prisons seems to be that prison life should be punitive and harsh, primarily benefitting the retribution philosophy of incarceration. How does that impact the problem… Continue reading How does that impact the problem of successful reentry into society?

Is it fair that during the phase of a case where the prosecution must establish probable cause that a grand jury meets in secret to determine whether to issue an indictment?

Essay 3 – Criminal Courts Prompt and Requirements: Consider the materials you read/viewed in the Criminal Courts unit. Write a 500 word essay, following the prompt below: Research grand jury proceedings. Consider the grand jury process in the context of the rights of the accused. Is it fair that during the phase of a case… Continue reading Is it fair that during the phase of a case where the prosecution must establish probable cause that a grand jury meets in secret to determine whether to issue an indictment?