In addition to understanding the five items that make up a crime, the student also must consider the many different types of crimes, from criminal homicide to crimes against property to crimes against justice. Each offense has unique elements to prove, different states of mind, and varying degrees of punishment.
Your assignment this week is to answer the following questions:
- Research two criminal cases involving two different types of crime.
- Explain how the facts of the cases meet the definition of the crime.
This individual work should include the following:
- An in-depth submission free of spelling and grammar errors.
- An essay containing a minimum of one page, typed and double-spaced.
- You will be assessed on the rationale you use in addressing the question/issue posted, and how well you justify your argument regarding this issue.
- Your response must be thought provoking, have well developed ideas and/or opinions, and should reference any supporting material from the text, lecture, or other sources you have used to complete the assignment.
- You may use your text or the Internet as a reference, but remember to cite your sources