Week 1 paper for Criminal Law

Jan 12th, 2015
Anonymous
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Price: $10 USD

Question description

A criminal penalty can take many forms and must meet four criteria: it must inflict pain or other unpleasant consequences, be prescribed in the same law that defines the crime, be administered intentionally, and be administered by the state.

  • What are the purposes of criminal punishment?
  • What is burden of proof in a criminal case?  Who must meet this burden of proof?
  • Who has the burden of proof to prove an affirmative defense?  What is the standard for proving affirmative defense?
  • What are indeterminate sentencing laws?

This individual work should include the following:

  • An in-depth submission that should be free of spelling and grammar errors.
  • An essay containing a minimum of 300 words.
  • You will be assessed on the rationale you use in addressing the questions/issue posted, and how well you justify your argument regarding this issue.
  • Your response must be thought-provoking, have well developed ideas and/or opinions, and should reference any supporting material from the text, lecture or other sources you have used to complete the assignment.
  • You may use your text or the internet as a reference, but remember to cite your sources according to APA guidelines.
For citation guidelines, please refer to the table in the APA Style section of the syllabus.


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