Ethics and Morality in Criminal Justice
Your research paper should be double-spaced, in 12-point Times New Roman or Cambria font, with 1-inch margins all around. When citing resources, you must adhere strictly to APA style (all papers must include a title page and reference page, although you will not be required to provide an abstract). The paper must have a minimum of 8 full double-spaced pages of meaningful discussion (title page and reference page do not count as part of the 8 pages). The paper must include a minimum of 6 references (outside of the course text), with at least two references from peer-reviewed academic journals (peer-reviewed references should be highlighted in bold type in the reference list). You must not to write in first person. All papers must be in a .doc, .pdf, or .rtf format.
All assignments must be your own original work and you are not allowed to turn in papers for this course that you have used previously for another course (even if it is from taking this very course during a previous session). All papers will be evaluated for originality by Turnitin.” Should the instructor deem the “Originality Index” score too high (50% or above), the paper may not be accepted.
See the Research Paper tab of the Assignment Expectations page for a grading rubric.