WRITING ASSIGNMENT & ORAL PRESENTATION
- Write a two page paper on what you perceive to be a recent injustice in the criminal justice system.
- Describe the incident that caused the person to be arrested or imprisoned wrongfully, or
perhaps you believe a person got away with criminal conduct.
- State the reason why you believe there was an injustice.
- Discuss any lawsuit that was filed, if any, by the person that was harmed, and the outcome.
- What do you think should have been done to avoid the injustice that you described in the
- When the paper is completed you will briefly present before the class a synopsis of what you
wrote, and answer any questions from your classmates. You are also encouraged to use audio
visual in your presentation.
Assignment should have:
- An introductory paragraph(s) – this states the assignment and introduces the reader to your topic and explain what you are going to be talking about.
- A body – this will be where you explain your argument and analyze the relationship between the theories and your story.
- A conclusion – this will summarize everything that you have spoken about in your paper and restate your argument from the introduction. (Do not introduces any new thoughts)
This is ONLY a three page paper. You may write up to 5 pages, but please, no more than 5!
12 inch font
1 inch margins
Number your pages
Indent your paragraphs
No wide margins or triple spacing between paragraphs
DO NOT COPY WORD FOR WORD FROM YOUR SOURCE – THAT IS PLAGIARISM.
I WANT YOU TO REPHRASE WHAT THE AUTHOR HAS STATED IN YOUR OWN WORDS.
Use APA format
Cite all references – You should cite at least two different sources
Paper due by the week of June 21, 2020