JUS 521 Grand Canyon Week 1 Complete Work
JUS 521 Grand Canyon Module 1 Discussion 1
How should society manage the politics of criminal investigation? When would it be in the community’s best interest not to convict a known offender? Explain your answer.
JUS 521 Grand Canyon Module 1 Discussion 2
Will technology ever completely replace old-fashioned police work? Should it? Why or why not?
JUS 521 Grand Canyon Module 1 Assignment
Research a recently publicized case where a prior conviction was overturned due to DNA findings.
In a paper (750–1,000 words), provide a brief history of the charges and case specifics resulting in the conviction. Your essay should cover the following:
1- What led the investigators to the original suspect?
2- What type of evidence led to the subsequent conviction?
3- What appeal process led to reopening the case and overturning the verdict?
4- Did the defendant’s DNA prove the defendant was not the perpetrator?
Use the GCU Library to locate a minimum of four scholarly sources in support of your content.
Prepare this assignment according to the APA guidelines found in the GCU APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center. An abstract is not required.
You are required to submit this assignment to Turnitin. Refer to the directions in the Student Success Center. Only Word documents can be submitted to Turnitin.