Within Unit I, we discuss the history of the court system and the terms and duties within the current court system. For the Unit I Assignment, we will put it all together.
a) Examine one historical aspect of the United States criminal court system that influenced the current process for the better.
b) Explain the ways this historical aspect affected the court personnel. (For example, did it affect the roles of attorneys?)
c) Define any court terminology used, including Latin words and phrases.
d) Identify any areas of the criminal court that you feel need improvements and the reasons why.
e) Your assignment should be a minimum of three pages in length, excluding the title and reference pages. You are required to use the course textbook and a minimum of three outside sources. All sources used must be cited and referenced according to APA standards.
emmens, C., Brody, D. C., & Spohn, C. (2017). Criminal courts: A contemporary perspective (3rd ed.). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.