week 8 paper

Start by reading and following these instructions:


1. Quickly skim the questions or assignment below and the assignment rubric to help you focus.


2. Read the required chapter(s) of the textbook.  Some answers may require you to do additional research on the Internet or in other reference sources.  Choose your sources carefully.


3. Consider the discussion and the any insights you gained from it.


4. Produce the Assignment submission in a single Microsoft Word or Open Office document.  Be sure to cite your sources, use APA style as required, check your spelling.

Assignment Expectations:

• Length: At least 1250 words (about five double-spaced pages); answers must thoroughly address the questions in a clear, concise manner. Each topic should be discussed in your essay.

• Structure: Include a title page and reference page in APA style. The title page and the reference page are not counted toward the required word count. Be sure to answer all questions. There should be clear headings in your paper that shows each section you are addressing.

• References: If used, include the appropriate APA style in-text citations and references for all resources utilized to answer the questions.

• Format: Save your assignment as a Microsoft Word (.doc or .docx), Open Office (.odt) or rich text format (.rtf) file type.

• Submission: Submit your assignment to the Drop Box



1. Describe what life is like for a Corrections Officer. How does their day-to-day experience differ from that of the management?


2. Explain the commonly accepted rights of prisoners in the United States today. Where do these rights come from? What U.S. Supreme Court cases are especially significant in the area of prisoners’ rights? Then conduct online research into prisoner’s rights in another country and compare/contrast those rights with those of US prisoners.


3. Explain how the juvenile justice system differs from the adult justice system. Include your opinion on whether juveniles should or should not be tried as adults, and if your opinion varies from crime to crime and case to case.


4. Discuss the important U.S. Supreme Court decisions of relevance to juvenile justice. What was the impact of each of these decisions on juvenile justice in America?

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