Instructions and Guidelines
A typewritten 8-10 page paperis required
The subject of the paper must be related to Criminal
You can cite cases, or any other type of publication.
The paper must:
use 1.25 inch margins
use Times New Roman, 12 point type
It should include:
a title page
a body of paragraphs with subheadings
a reference page
with 10 to 15 cited works
Of the total works cited,
half should be from academic journals or books published by an
Works cited and the references should be in APA format (details of the APA
format can be found at
*The title page and the reference page do not count toward the 8
-10 page requirement.
One point will be deducted for each day that the paper is late, after the due date and
Your paper is subject to review for text comparison by Turnitin, a plagiarism detection service.
You are required to submit your paper through a direct Turnitin Assignment link provided in the
Course Content section of Blackboard.
Papers must be legitimate and not previously submitted. Please be aware that submitted papers will reside in Turnitin’s database.
There is no need to create a Turnitin account, just click on the link provided and you will be
automatically directed into the assignment submission.