JUS 505 Week 1 Assignment
JUS 505 Week 1 Assignment 1 Plea Bargaining Essay
JUS 505 Week 1 Assignment 2 Annotated Bibliography
Write an essay (500-750 words) on the constitutionality of the plea bargaining process. Be sure to do the following:
Your essay should include an analysis of the Supreme Court ruling in U.S. v. Ruiz, 536 U.S. 622 (2002), in which the court held that prosecutors need not inform defendants about the disparity during negotiations involved in the plea bargaining process. Give your reaction to this ruling.
Describe the advantages and disadvantages of prosecutors and defense attorneys being able to use plea bargaining. How do their goals differ? Describe whether you feel these advantages and disadvantages weigh into the constitutionality of the practice.
Use the GCU eLibrary to locate two to three authoritative, scholarly articles to support your claims.
Prepare this assignment according to the APA guidelines found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center. An abstract is not required.
This assignment uses a grading rubric. Please review the rubric prior to beginning the assignment to become familiar with the expectations for successful completion.
You are required to submit this assignment to Turnitin. Please refer to the directions in the Student Success Center.
As a graduate student at GCU, it is vitally important for you to know how to conduct research using the GCU eLibrary. Before you begin the assignment, be sure to access and read JUS 505: Library Resource.
Access the GCU eLibrary and locate five peer-reviewed articles on the effectiveness and usefulness of the juvenile justice system.
Copy and paste the citations and abstracts of each article into a Word document.
Submit the assignment to the instructor for feedback on the quality of the sources selected. Use this feedback to revise your search for articles to use in the essay assignment in Module 6.