Unit 2 Assignment: Why Is It Murder? (CRJ204 Introduction To Criminal Justice) Unit 2 Assignment: Why is it Murder? Attached Files:  CRJ101 Unit 2 Assig

Unit 2 Assignment: Why Is It Murder? (CRJ204 Introduction To Criminal Justice) Unit 2 Assignment: Why is it Murder?
Attached Files:

 CRJ101 Unit 2 Assignment – OL.docx 

In this assignment, you will consider a case and discuss the rules of murder.Refer to the attached document for complete details and grading rubric. This assignment must be submitted as a Microsoft Word Document. Unit 2 Assignment: Why is it Murder?

CRJ101 – Introduction to Criminal Justice

Due Date: Sunday at 11:59 pm EST of Unit 2

Points: 100

Overview:

For this assignment, you will be discussing a scenario involving a break-in and a subsequent murder.

Instructions:

In a paper discuss the following: Keith lends his car to Jermaine, who drives with two other friends to the home of a marijuana dealer. The three men break into the home, intending to steal a safe full of cash. The drug dealer is unexpectedly at home, however, and in a struggle, Jermaine winds up murdering him.

· What rule allows local prosecutors to charge Keith with first-degree murder?

· If you were the prosecutor, discuss why you think you’d be successful prosecuting using this rule.

Requirements:

· Length: at least 2 double-spaced, 12 pt. font pages, not including title or reference page(s).

· Your reference page will contain the title of the reference and links or page numbers where it can be found.

· This assignment must be submitted as a Microsoft Word Document.

Be sure to read the criteria by which your work will be evaluated before you write and again after you write.

Evaluation Rubric for Unit 2 Assignment

CRITERIA

Deficient

Needs Improvement

Proficient

Exemplary

(0-9 Points)

(9-11 Points)

(12-14 Points)

(15 Points)

Brief Introduction of the Case

A brief introduction is missing or poorly presented.

A brief introduction is present but is missing key details.

A brief introduction is present but is missing minor details.

A brief introduction is fully and clearly defined and presented, including all details.

(0-17 Points)

(18-23 Points)

(24-29 Points)

(30 Points)

Discussion on the Rule that Allows Prosecutors to Charge Keith with First-Degree Murder

The discussion is missing or poorly presented.

The discussion is present but is missing key details.

The discussion is present but is missing minor details.

The discussion is fully and clearly defined and presented, including all details.

Discussion on why You Think You Would Be Successful Prosecuting Using this Rule

The discussion is missing or poorly presented.

The discussion is present but is missing key details.

The discussion is present but is missing minor details.

The discussion is fully and clearly defined and presented, including all details.

  

(0-5 Points)

(6-7 Points)

(8-9 Points)

(10 Points)

Paper Length 

Less than 1 page. 

1 page. 

2 pages. 

More than 2 pages. 

  

(0-8 Points)

(9-11 Points)

(12-14 Points)

(15 Points)

Clear and Professional Writing

Errors impede professional presentation.

Significant errors that do not impede professional presentation. 

Few errors that do not impede professional presentation. 

Writing is clear and professional.

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