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Criminology case essay
Major Assignment: An examination of a Criminals upbringing to facilitate the application of criminological theory.
Overview: During this course, we discussed the causes of crime and responses to crime. In this assignment, you will bring together the knowledge from class-based work and academic sources, utilizing research skills to analyze what may have led the case of R. V. Jacobs.
1. Case citation: R vs MNJ, 2002.
2. Bibliographical entry: R V M.N.J., 2002, YKYC-15, 2002
Details: This assignment will be comprised of:
A standard academic essay that will critically examine the upbringing of Mr. Jacobs and apply theory to help explain what may have led to him becoming a violent offender
You will be required to use:
Academic quality sources (government statistics and publications, journal articles, books, and appropriate credible newspapers and websites) to examine the case and offer insight into what may have led to this crime occurring.
You must apply 3 criminological theories reviewed in this course to identify the probable causes of the crime committed:
Warning: This paper is about your ability to analyze past experiences and behaviors and apply criminological theory to help explain what may have led to the offences being committed. DO NOT FOCUS ON THE CRIME ITSELF.
Your submission must be 1,500 words (+ or 50 words) in length minimum not including the title page and references section.
All submissions MUST INCLUDE:
You will be expected to demonstrate and apply critical analysis capabilities. This involves
Reading the case
Researching appropriate applicable criminological theories
Citing articles, publications, journals, and/or books television, radio etc. using APA referencing style
Including a proper APA bibliography supporting your citations
You must use APA in-text citations AND bibliography. All sources of information that you use MUST be cited in text citations.
All citations MUST have appropriate supporting bibliographical entries in a reference list (bibliography).
Use of WIKIPEDIA, Murderpedia, or any other publicly edited database is not allowed. Any individual reference using this type of sites will count as a missing citation. After 3 missing citations you will receive 0/20 % for the APA portion of your grade.
About Copy and Paste.
The direct and unedited import of information from other sources must be avoided unless it is clearly referenced and cited as a quotation. Failure to do will be regarded as plagiarism. Plagiarism will be treated as a matter of Academic Misconduct, and you will receive a mark of ZERO and face disciplinary action at a program level. You MUST include a complete and accurate reference page at the end of the document. If you are using cut and paste, you are likely committing plagiarism. Pasting content from another source into your document and changing a few words around is still plagiarism.
Deadline: Assignments not approved for late submission will result in a loss of 5 % per day (total 35%) for up to seven days after which a mark of ZERO is assigned.
Request for extensions: If you are unable to submit your assignment on time, for any reason, you must notify the instructor at least 48 hours prior to the due date to discuss the situation. Note. Few requests for extensions are granted. Please review the Humbers Academic Regulations for acceptable reasons to request an extension.
All papers will be submitted online to the designated BB drop box and will be examined by Safe Assign.
Format for submission: All submissions must be submitted in .docx format only. Any other format will not be graded late penalties will apply until a .docx file is submitted.
No other submission method will be accepted. All papers will be examined by global plagiarism detection software known as Safe Assign. Students will be allowed unlimited submissions up to the submission deadline. Students that submit before the deadline should review the Safe Assign report and modify any issues prior to the deadline. The professor will only open and grade your last submission.