topic: Capital punishment
Within the Final Capstone Project, complete the following:
Identify a clear thesis statement to address your chosen criminal and
social justice issue.
Summarize your chosen social and criminal justice issue.
Propose the resolution to the social and criminal justice issue.
Examine the operations of the criminal justice system as it relates to
your chosen issue and resolution. This may include operations related
to crime scene investigation techniques and security; the collection,
preservation and presentation of evidence; and processes related to
correctional institutions, incarceration, and release.
Analyze how the criminal and social justice theories (in relation to
the United States Constitution) and landmark U.S. Supreme Court
decisions impact your chosen issue and support your resolution.
Explain how social and criminal justice systems promote social
equality and fairness for all and how this impacts your issue and
resolution. Consider how poverty, racism, and religion apply to
contemporary social and criminal justice.
Assess how the centralization of criminal justice agencies in the
United States, The Patriot Act, the U.S. Homeland Security Act, and
international aspects of social and criminal justice impact your issue
Identify and describe at least two careers in criminal justice
(existing or to-be-created) for agencies that may be involved in
addressing the issue and resolution you have chosen.
The paper must be at least 20 pages in length, excluding title and
reference pages, and formatted according to APA style. You must use at
least ten scholarly resources (at least four of which can be found in
the Ashford Online Library) other than the textbook to support your
claims. You may consider referencing documentaries, contemporary news
reports, multimedia, and interviews with professionals in the field.
Cite your sources within the text of your paper and on the reference