Write an essay (double spaced, 12 point font, one inch margins) addressing the following questions. This assignment will be worth 100 points. It will assess course learning objectives 1 and 2. It is due by midnight Sunday night March 14. This is a formal writing assignment, so you must edit your work for spelling and grammatical mistakes. All sources must be cited within your text with the APA citation style and all sources listed at the end of your essay in a formal reference list also in APA citation style. Your work will be run through anti-plagiarism software, so please make sure you are paraphrasing your information into your own words. It is not acceptable for you to copy your paper from the textbook or any other source. Your essay needs to be in your own writing. Please upload your essay in either a PDF or Word document. Your essays need to be 5 pages. Please see the grading rubric for more specific grading information.
Explain the structure of the juvenile justice system and the roles and functions of various juvenile justice agencies. Summarize how juvenile offenders are processed through the criminal justice system. Illustrate your answer with examples.
CRJU 4305 Juvenile Law and Process Writing Assignment Grading Rubric Juvenile Law and Process Writing Assignment Grading Rubric Points Awarded (up to a total of 100 points possible) Focus (up to 30 points): To earn all points in this area, a paper must demonstrate: all questions in the assignment have been individually and thoroughly addressed; the content is the author’s original work; the paper is free of factual errors; concepts and statements have sufficient supporting information and/or evidence. Source (up to 20 points): To earn all points in this area, a paper must demonstrate: assignments requiring outside research have been thoroughly researched and well documented; all outside information has been cited within the essay using proper APA formatting; all sources have been listed at the end of the essay using proper APA formatting. Mechanics (up to 30 points):
To earn all points in this area, a paper must demonstrate: it is the specified length (5 full pages); it is double spaced; it is typed with 1 inch margins and is in 12 point font; it is free of typos and grammatical and spelling mistakes. Organization and Style (up to 20 points): To earn all points in this area, a paper must demonstrate: paper is organized; style is clear and easy to read; style is appropriate for the assignment; content is related to the topic. Total Points = Grade: Instructor Comments: