Research two of the following subjects and write a detailed analysis of their “contribution” to modern criminal law. You can utilize a local law library, conduct an internet search, or use an on line law resource such as law.cornell.edu (Links to an external site.) and findlaw.com. (Links to an external site.)
Research two of the following subjects and write a detailed analysis of their “contribution” to modern criminal law.
- Anthony and William Esposito, 1941
- Dan White, 1979
- John Hinckley Jr., 1981
- Steven Steinberg, 1981
- Kenneth Parks, 1987
- John/Lorena Bobbitt, 1993
- Colin Ferguson, 1993
- Andrew Goldstein, 1999
- Tonda Lynn Ansley, 2002
Write a minimum four page paper (Face page & Reference page do not count) that discusses the case details, the suspects, victims, prosecutors, and defense attorneys involved with each subject. Be sure to compare the court case with your readings from Chapters Seven and Eight. Finally answer the following questions in sentence format at the conclusion of your research paper:
- As a member of law enforcement can you prevent the use of a criminal defense? If you can prevent the use of various defenses, how can this be accomplished, and if you cannot prevent the use of a criminal defense, explain your reasoning. Provide examples if necessary to explain your answers.
- Format the paper according to APA guidelines (Links to an external site.), and cite all your sources.