Court History and Purpose Paper

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Write a 700- to 1,050-word paper in which you examine and evaluate the American criminal court system. Address the following in your paper:

  • Describe a court and its purpose.
  • Define the dual court system.
  • Describe the role that early legal codes, the common law, and precedent played in the development of courts.
  • Identify the role of courts in criminal justice today.

Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines.


Make sure you include a title/cover page.

The essay should be a minimum of 6 paragraphs.

The first paragraph should be your introduction. Provide background about the American judicial system. Then, include a formal thesis statement that tells the reader what four topics you will be addressing in the body of the paper.

The second paragraph should describe a court and its purpose. Use quotations, examples, and/or information you got from the book or other sources.

The third paragraph should define the dual court system. Use quotations, examples, and/or information you got from the book or other sources.

The fourth paragraph should describe the role that early legal codes, the common law, and precedent played in the development of courts. Use quotations, examples, and/or information you got from the book or other sources.

The fifth paragraph should identify the role of courts in criminal justice today. Use quotations, examples, and/or information you got from the book or other sources.

The sixth paragraph should be your conclusion. It should restate all the major points from the body and be at least five sentences.

Don't forget to include a reference page!

Tutor Answer

toto
School: University of Virginia

Attached.

Running Head: COURT HISTORY AND PURPOSE

Court History and Purpose
Name
Institutional Affiliation

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COURT HISTORY AND PURPOSE

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The American judicial system is divided into federal courts which represent the country
as a whole while each of the 50 states have their own judicial system with their own state courts.
Each of these courts have their laws but in most cases the laws are similar since they are all
governed by the same judicial system. Each judicial system has trial courts where cases are tried
or the first time. They also contain intermediate appellate courts which rule over cases that have
been appealed. Each system has a supreme court that takes cases from appellate courts which
have been appealed and chooses whether or not to hear them.
A court is a body that interprets the law. Courts provide a platform on which disputes
between parties can be resolved. They are expected to be impartial and are not subject to
following the opinions of government or...

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