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CJA 354 V4 Week 1 Individual Assignment Criminal Law Paper
 CJA 354 V4 Week 1 DQ 1
 CJA 354 V4 Week 1 DQ 2
 CJA 354 V4 Week 1 DQ 3
 CJA 354 V4 Week 2 Individual Assignment Criminal Defense Case Analysis
 CJA 354 V4 Week 2 Individual Assignment Worksheet
 CJA 354 V4 Week 2 Team Assignment Insanity Defense Paper
 CJA 354 V4 Week 2 DQ 1
 CJA 354 V4 Week 2 DQ 2
 CJA 354 V4 Week 3 Individual Assignment Personal Crimes Analysis
 CJA 354 V4 Week 3 Individual Assignment Worksheet
 CJA 354 V4 Week 3 Team Assignment Prosecuting Argument Paper
 CJA 354 V4 Week 3 DQ 1
 CJA 354 V4 Week 3 DQ 2
 CJA 354 V4 Week 3 DQ 3
 CJA 354 V4 Week 4 Team Assignment Sentencing Proposal (Preparation)
 CJA 354 V4 Week 4 Individual Assignment Anti-Drug Legislation Matrix
 CJA 354 V4 Week 4 Individual Assignment Worksheet
 CJA 354 V4 Week 4 DQ 1
 CJA 354 V4 Week 4 DQ 2
 CJA 354 V4 Week 4 DQ 3
 CJA 354 V4 Week 5 Individual Assignment Victims and Crime Evaluation
 CJA 354 V4 Week 5 Individual Assignment Worksheet
 CJA 354 V4 Week 5 Team Assignment Sentencing Proposal

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CJA 354 Week 1 DQ 1

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To learn more about civil law and criminal law characteristics, you will do the following:

· Prepare a table or chart with two columns.

· Label one column civil law and the other, criminal law.

· Complete the chart with appropriate comparison of the differences between civil and criminal law. You may include similarities, too.

· Post to the Main Forum.

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CJA 354 Week 1 DQ 2

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Please post responses to the following:

· Define criminal liability. Does it work? Explain.

· How does criminal liability affect the criminal justice system?

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CJA 354 Week 1 DQ 3

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What is the relationship between “fair” and “law”? Does one influence the other? Does public opinion play a role in how the courts (especially the Supreme Court of the U.S.) interpret the law? Does this information help you predict how the law may or may not change?

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CJA 354 Week 1 Individual Assignment Criminal Law Paper

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Locate a recent criminal Supreme Court case you find interesting. Provide a brief summary and properly cite the case.

Write a 700- to 1,400-word paper in which you answer the following questions:

· What interested you about this case?

· What are the sources, purposes, and jurisdictions of the criminal law related to this case?

· What is accomplice liability and criminal liability? How does it relate to the case?

· What is the difference between the various elements of crime, including actusreus, mensrea, and concurrence? How do they relate to the case?

Cite to at least two (2) academic resources.

Cite to your text and/or your electronic readings.

Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines.

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CJA 354 Week 2 DQ 1

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1. Research the Andrea Yates case, in which a mother suffering from postpartum depression (PPD) killed her five children.

· Do you feel that PPD should be a defense to murder or manslaughter? Explain.

· Do you think Ms. Yates received a fair sentence? Explain.

2. Research the prosecution of Jared Loughner for the shooting of Representative Gabrielle Giffords of Arizona.

· How does competency to stand trial play into this case? Explain your answer.

· Do you think Loughner is competent? Explain your answer.

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CJA 354 Week 2 DQ 2

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According to Schmalleger, Hall, and Dolatowski (2010), a syndrome is “a complex of signs and symptoms presenting a clinical picture of a disease or disorder”. They also define a syndrome-based defense as a “defense predicated on, or substantially enhanced by, the acceptability of syndrome-related claims”. Use the foregoing definitions to respond to

· Review the concept of syndrome-based defense enhancements;

· Discuss whether a syndrome should be considered an excuse, a justification, or an explanation; and

· Discuss whether syndromes can best be seen as (1) potentially negating mensrea, (2) widening traditional defenses, or (3) a way of justifying behavior classes or groups of people.

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CJA 354 Week 2 Individual Assignment Criminal Defense Case Analysis

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Locate two cases that discuss various types of criminal defenses.

Write a 700- to 1,050-word case analysis in which you identify and examine the types of criminal defenses used in each case that include the following:

· Explanation of the nature and types of defenses used in each case and what evidence was used to support each defense.

· Description of how justification and excuse play a role in each case.

· Description of the outcome of each case.

Cite to at least two (2) academic resources.

Cite to your text and/or your electronic readings.

Format your case analysis consistent with APA guidelines.

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CJA 354 Week 2 Individual Assignment Worksheet

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Complete the University of Phoenix Material: Week Two Worksheet.

Be sure to include your name on the worksheet.

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CJA 354 Week 2 Team Assignment Insanity Defense Paper

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Resource: University of Phoenix Material: State v. Stu Dents

Discuss the case as if your team was part of the defense team in State v. Stu Dents and the defendant wants to plead insanity.

Write a 700- to 1,050-word paper in which you answer the following questions as a team:

· Does your team believe the defendant is competent to stand trial? Why or why not?

· What is required in your state for an insanity defense?

· What steps must be taken to prove insanity?

Cite to at least two (2) academic resources.

Cite to your text and/or your electronic readings.

Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines.

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CJA 354 Week 3 DQ 1

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According to Lipmann (2010), white collar crimes are “committed by an individual of high status in the course of his or her occupation” . He states further the “U.S. Justice Department defines white-collar crime as an illegal act that employs deceit and concealment rather than the application of force to obtain money, property, or service, to avoid the payment or loss of money, or to secure a business or professional advantage” (Contemporary Criminal Law. Concepts, Cases, and Controversies, 2nd ed.).

Please respond to the following:

(1) Explain why Money Laundering is considered a white collar crime.

(2) Should white collar crimes be more severely punished than blue collar crimes?

(3) Should there be a distinction between white collar and blue collar crimes?

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CJA 354 Week 3 DQ 2

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Statutory rape is defined as a strict liability offense of intercourse with an underage individual. A strict liability offense is a crime that does not require a criminal intent.

· Based on the definition of statutory rape, respond to the following questions:

· What distinctions can be made between rape and statutory rape? Should the distinctions exist? Explain your response.

· Why have many states changed the offense of statutory rape to criminal sexual conduct?

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CJA 354 Week 3 DQ 3

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· What is the definition of homicide?

· What distinctions can be made about different types of homicide?

· Compare and contrast the criteria for the types and how they affect the criminal justice system.

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CJA 354 Week 3 Individual Assignment Personal Crimes Analysis

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For this assignment, you will choose from the following options:

· Option 1: Personal Crimes Analysis Presentation

· Option 2: Personal Crimes Analysis Matrix

· Option 3: Personal Crimes Analysis Posterboard

Read the instructions in the University of Phoenix Material: Personal Crimes Analysis located on the student website.

Select one of the following options to complete the assignment.

Cite to at least two (2) academic resources.

Cite to your text and/or your electronic readings.

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CJA 354 Week 3 Individual Assignment Worksheet

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Complete the University of Phoenix Material: Week Three Worksheet.

Be sure to include your name on the worksheet.

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CJA 354 Week 3 Team Assignment Prosecuting Argument Paper

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Resource: University of Phoenix Material: State v. Stu Dents

Discuss the caseas if you are part of the prosecuting team in State v. Stu Dents to develop your argument.

Write a 700- to 1,050-word paper that details the team’s argument.

List the elements of each crime and facts that establish each element.

Provide a specific law for each charge. List the state where the law is effective. Each team member’s state needs to be represented.

Include the state where your case would be the strongest.

Cite to at least two (2) academic resources.

Cite to your text and/or your electronic readings.

Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines.

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CJA 354 Week 4 DQ 1

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Public order crimes, public-order offenses, or crimes against the public order, include offenses such as fighting, breach of peace, disorderly conduct, vagrancy, loitering, unlawful assembly, public intoxication, obstructing public passage, and (illegally) carrying weapons.

Please respond to the following questions:

· How do public order crimes differ from other types of crime, as defined by the criminal justice system?

· How can we improve the ways in which the criminal justice system helps to decrease the number of public order crimes?

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CJA 354 Week 4 DQ 2

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Morals offenses denote a category of unlawful conduct that was criminalized originally to protect the family and related social institutions. This category includes lewdness, indecency, sodomy, and other sex-related offenses, such as seduction, fornication, adultery, bigamy, pornography, obscenity, cohabitation, and prostitution (Schmalleger, Hall, &Dolatowski, 2010).

Respond to the following question:

Define lewdness and explain how the criminal justice system can more effectively

combat prostitution, obscenity, and lewdness?

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CJA 354 Week 4 DQ 3

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According to Schmalleger, Hall, and Dolatowski (2010), another class of social-order offense consists of crimes against the administration of government. Offenses in this category include treason, misprision of treason, rebellion, criminal syndicalism, espionage, sedition, perjury, subornation of perjury, criminal contempt, obstruction of justice, resisting arrest, escape, misconduct in office, and bribery.

Respond to the following:

  • How do crimes against government affect the administration of justice?
  • What distinctions can be made about crimes against administration or government and the concern of domestic terrorism?
  • What is the relationship between federal and state anti-drug legislation and asset forfeiture?

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CJA 354 Week 4 Individual Assignment Anti-Drug Legislation Matrix

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Complete the University of Phoenix Material: Anti-Drug Legislation Matrix.

Cite to at least two (2) academic resources.

Cite to your text and/or your electronic readings.

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CJA 354 Week 4 Individual Assignment Worksheet

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Public order crimes, public-order offenses, or crimes against the public order, include offenses such as fighting, breach of peace, disorderly conduct, vagrancy, loitering, unlawful assembly, public intoxication, obstructing public passage, and (illegally) carrying weapons.

Please respond to the following questions:

· How do public order crimes differ from other types of crime, as defined by the criminal justice system?

· How can we improve the ways in which the criminal justice system helps to decrease the number of public order crimes?

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CJA 354 Week 4 Team Assignment Sentencing Proposal (Preparation)

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Begin preparing Sentencing Proposal assignment, due in Week Five.

Discuss sentencing arguments with your Learning Team, including desired outcomes and intermediate sanctions to propose.

Submit a 350-word summary that includes an overview of your team’s discussion and the research you have conducted.

Cite to at least two (2) academic resources.

Cite to your text and/or your electronic readings.

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CJA 354 Week 5 Individual Assignment Victims and Crime Evaluation

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Write a 1,050- to 1,400-word paper that describes roles and functions of individuals in the criminal justice system and how victimization affects each role.

Evaluate the roles of prosecutor, defense attorney, criminal, and victim.

Summarize how victimization affects each role.

Answer the following questions:

· What are the goals of sentencing associated with each role?

· What are the goals of alternative sanctions?

· What recommendations do you have regarding victims’ rights?

Cite to at least two (2) academic resources.

Cite to your text and/or your electronic readings.

Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines.

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CJA 354 Week 5 Individual Assignment Worksheet

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Complete the University of Phoenix Material: Week Five Worksheet.

Be sure to include your name on the worksheet.

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CJA 354 Week 5 Team Assignment Sentencing Proposal

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Resource: University of Phoenix Material: Ruling on State v. Stu Dents

Write a 1,050- to 1,400-word proposal that includes two different sentencing arguments formulated by your team.

Include the desired outcome of each punishment.

Include alternative and intermediate sanctions.

Include a 5- to 10-slide Microsoft® PowerPoint® presentation with your proposal.

Cite to at least two (2) academic resources.

Cite to your text and/or your electronic readings.

Format your paper and presentation consistent with APA guidelines.

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