***ALL INSTRUCTIONS MUST BE FOLLOWED. PLAGIARISM WILL REQUIRE A FULL REFUND. IF YOU CAN NOT FOLLOW THESE INSTRUCTIONS, AND THE GRADING RUBIC, PLEASE DO NOT TAKE THIS WORK. PLEASE DO NOT DO A RUSH PAPER. THIS PAPER WILL HIGHLY DETERMINE MY FINAL GRADE. THE RUBIC MUST BE FOLLOWED.
*****Please note that the College of Security and Criminal Justice has placed a signature/benchmark assignment in this course, CJS/221. The title of this assignment is one of the following: Minority Groups and the Court System Paper. This means I will be grading your work on this assignment as part of your course grade as well as evaluating it for attainment of Program Student Learning Outcomes. The university will collect these data across many assignments in many courses, which helps provide information about student learning.
Instructor: I will evaluate your work based on the rubric to provide data for program and course improvements. I will then assign the total points you earned for the assignment to apply towards your course grade. Please view the scoring rubric before you complete the assignment. It is a learning tool that serves as a guide to developing your assignment.
****Paper must also, include:
Minority Groups and the Courts Article Discussion
Locate an article or video–using the University Library or CJSearch–related to discrimination and disparity issues in the court system. Summarize the article or video and provide a link to it for your collaborative group. Discuss the article or video with your collaborative group. Include at least one of the articles or videos discussed by your collaborative group in your Minority Groups and the Court System Paper, due this week. I will try to find an article, if you cannot locate article.
Minority Groups and the Court System Paper
Write a 1,050- to 1,400-word paper in which you include the following:
- Explain the difference between implicit biases and stereotypes and explicit stereotyping and attitudes.
- How biases might affect courtroom proceedings
- How racial disparity in sentencing affects the judicial system
- A summary of one of the articles discussed in your collaborative group this week. What are your personal thoughts on the issue covered by the article?
Format your paper in accordance with APA guidelines.