Project #44616 - 5 assignments

Part 1

Locate a recent criminal Supreme Court case you find interesting. Provide a brief summary and properly cite the case. Make sure it's a case that has been decided by a court higher than the trial level. "Include the legal citation to the case".

Write a 875-word paper in which you answer the following questions:

• What interested you about this case?
• What are the sources, purposes, and jurisdictions of the criminal law related to this case?
• What is accomplice liability and criminal liability? How does it relate to the case?
• What is the difference between the various elements of crime, including actus reusmens rea, and concurrence? How do they relate to the case?

Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines


Part 2

Locate two cases that discuss various types of criminal defenses.

Write a 875-word case analysis in which you identify and examine two affirmative defenses.

and  Include the following:

• Explain the nature and types of defenses used in the cases and what evidence was used to demonstrate the defense.
• Describe how justification and excuse play a role in the cases.
• Describe the outcome of each case.

Format your case analysis consistent with APA guidelines.


Part 3

Option 1: Personal Crimes Analysis Presentation


Submit your personal crimes analysis usingMicrosoft® PowerPoint® or another pre-approved presentation tool.

Create a 10- to 15-slide presentation that includes a reference slide with at least four references cited throughout the presentation. Include the following: 


• Differentiate between assault, battery, and mayhem.
• Identify and explain kidnapping and false imprisonment.
• Compare and contrast between rape and statutory rape.
• Choose two states and compare the definitions and punishment for these crimes. 


Include appropriate photos, short videos, or headlines, as needed, to represent your analysis.

Format your presentation consistent with APA guidelines.


Part 4

Anti-Drug Legislation Matrix


Complete the matrix by selecting three states to add below Federal. Then, answer each question listed in the first row for each corresponding law.



Is marijuana illegal?

What are the penalties for possession of cocaine?

What are the penalties for possession of heroin?

What are the penalties for possession ofprescription drugs?

What is the blood alcohol level for a driving while intoxicated (DWI) or driving under the influence (DUI) crime?

Is there extreme DWIor DUI? If so,what is the punishment?








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1. Where do you see the largest variance between federal and state anti-drug legislation?




2. What is the purpose of anti-drug legislation in relation to public order crime?


Part 5

Write a 1,050- to 1,400-word paper that describes roles and functions of individuals in the criminal justice system and how victimization affects each role.

Evaluate the roles of prosecutor, defense attorney, criminal, and victim.

Summarize how victimization affects each role.

Answer the following questions:

• What are the goals of sentencing associated with each role?
• What are the goals of alternative sanctions?
• What recommendations do you have regarding victims’ rights?

Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines.





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Due By (Pacific Time) 10/25/2014 06:00 pm
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