You are required to submit two reports and one essay worth a combined 65% of your overall module mark. You must submit all three.
1 x 500 word report (10%) Write a 500 word report summarizing your understanding of:
'What is the Criminal Justice System?' Your report should be supported by relevant academic and other appropriate sources which should be referenced using the Harvard System.
The report should be grounded in what you have learnt to date on the course drawing on the material covered in lectures and seminars as well as your own independent research and reading. You should attempt to critical evaluate what you have seen as well as describe it.
Your report should be supported by a range of relevant academic and other appropriate sources referenced using the Harvard System
1 x 2000 word essay (25%) (Choose one of the following essay titles)
What alternatives do the courts have to prison sentences? How appropriate and effective are these options?
What impact, if any, does a person’s class have on their treatment by the Criminal Justice System?
Why do miscarriages of justice occur and how can they be rectified?