JUS 505 Week 7 Assignment
Write an essay (500-750 words) that describes both sides of the debate on the costs versus the benefits of continuing the War on Drugs.
Consider the following in your essay:
- How can legalizing drugs reduce crime? Could legalizing drugs actually increase crime? Explain and support your answers.
- Research the Posse Comitatus Act. How is the use of military force in drug enforcement activities impacted by the Act?
- Explain if long prison terms for drug offenders can lead to increased criminal behavior or not. Support your conclusions.
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 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. Only Word documents can be submitted to Turnitin.