Select Page

Step 1. Place your order

Fill in the order form and provide all details of your assignment.

Step 2. Make Payment

Choose the payment system that suits you most.

Step 3. Receive your paper

Once your paper is ready, we will email it to you.

For this essay, you will focus on crimes against people. You will select one sta

by | Apr 17, 2022 | Law : Criminal Justice | 0 comments

Get Help With Your Essay

"Place your order now for a similar assignment and have exceptional work written by our team of experts, guaranteeing you A results."

For This or a Similar Paper Click To Order Now

 

For this essay, you will focus on crimes against people.
You will select one standard crime against persons such as assault; rape; kidnapping; battery; etc. Then research the elements that would need to be proven in court under English Common law ensuring that terms are defined. Then you should research a state for its statute(s) for the same crime and explain the elements that need to be proven today. Lastly, you will compare and contrast English Common Law with the state statute(s).In this part of the essay, you will be selecting a state criminal statute and researching the elements of the stature and the historical common law upon which the statute is based.
Select one standard crime against persons such as:
Assault
Rape
Kidnapping
Battery
Any standard crime against persons
Select a state to research
Select a state statute to research the elements for the selected crime. The Legal Research link provides instructions in conducting research in locating state statutes. The Webliography area of the course and the McAfee online Library can be used as well along with any reliable criminal justice resource.
For the selected state, write a description of the elements of the current state statute for that crime
Research historical common law and write a description of the elements of the crime under based on historical common law.
Compare how the elements of the crime have changed from the historical common law to the current state statute.
Discuss possible reasons for the changes from the historical common law to the current state statute.
Suggest new changes in the statute, based on society’s needs today. Include specific examples from personal experience or current events.
Research requirements:
Include 3-4 sources other than the text book
Paper Outline
A Title Page
Abstract that summarizes the essay
Introduction (Started in Unit 1)
Description of the elements of the crime under historical common law
Description of the elements of the current state statute for that crime
Compare how the elements of the crime have changed from the historical common law to the current state statute
Discuss possible reasons for the changes (Started in Unit 2)
Suggest new changes in the statute, based on society’s needs today. Include specific examples from personal experience or current events.
Format Paper
Includes properly APA formatted title page, abstract, introduction, appropriate headings, conclusion.

For This or a Similar Paper Click To Order Now

 

Categories