U.S. Legal System and Case Law

U.S. Legal System and Case Law

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U.S. Legal System and Case Law

U.S. Legal System and Case Law

The job of a forensic psychologist is based entirely on law. Without law, the job would not exist.

The purpose of this activity is to help you understand how law is developed based on a case. Review this week’s resources related to case law and to the 1966 Miranda v Arizona case. This famous case puts into perspective the progression of case law from lower to upper courts.

U.S. Legal System and Case Law

The following activity allows you to check your knowledge about the U.S. Legal System and Case Law. This information is foundational to the field of forensic psychology and vital to your success in this course. These interactive tutorials will help you understand these concepts. Your answers to the tutorials are not graded. The interactive quizzes simply allow you to test your own knowledge. Regardless of your score on the tutorial quizzes, you will receive full credit for completing the tutorials. To receive credit, when you have completed each tutorial, save the completion certificates for each tutorial and upload them to the assignment submission link.

To begin this activity, please view and complete the interactive activities in the following multimedia files located in this week’s Learning Resources:

  • Laureate Education (Producer). (2016b). Case law legal path [Multimedia file]. Baltimore, MD: Author.
  • Laureate Education (Producer). (2016a). Case law and Miranda v. Arizona [Multimedia file]. Baltimore, MD: Author.

You may use your Learning Resources and other relevant resources to help you complete this activity.

ESSAY GUIDELINES -:

Write a 1000-1500-word essay addressing each of the following points. Be sure to completely answer all the questions for each bullet point. There should be two main sections, one for each bullet below. Separate each section in your paper with a clear heading that allows your professor to know which bullet you are addressing in that section of your paper.

Support your ideas with at least three (3) sources using citations in your essay. Make sure to cite using the APA writing style for the essay. The cover page and reference page in correct APA do not count towards the minimum word amount. Review the rubric criteria for this assignment.

Length: 1000-1500 words; answers must thoroughly address the prompts in a clear, concise manner.

Evaluation Criteria for Paper

(10%) Resources used as rationale for approaches and as sources of content

_____ 5. (20%) write paper in a scholarly manner
(4%) Format includes title page, body of paper, & reference page, with pages numbered

_____ 5. (20%) Write the Paper in a scholarly manner
(4%) Format includes title page, body of paper, & reference page, with pages numbered