Each of the following has to be at least one paragraph per star. Each star is a seperate question however If the listing only has 1 star it only has to be 1 point to be made regarding the question. If by the star it has 2 points, or 5 points then thats how many answers need to be indicating for that topic in 1 paragraph. (Maybe 2 paragraphs for the topic listed with 5 points.)
* The rate of serious crime in the United States and other developed countries has declined substantially since 1990. Discuss 6 of the theories that help to explain this substantial reduction in crime rates in the industrialized world over the last 30 years. Also, explain the strengths and weaknessesof each theory.
* Why are blacks arrested at much higher rates than whites for drug offenses? Is it simply discrimination or are there other theories?
*[5 points]Explain in detail 5 of the legal defenses defendants use in criminal cases. In each you admit that you did in fact do the alleged act, but that you had a legally sufficient reason for your actions
*] Describe the process/steps [about 8-10 steps] that executors follow in probating an estate.
*[2 points] There is a mental health crisis within our criminal justice system. First, explain the magnitude of the problem. Then, provide 3 or 4 measures that we could take to address the problem.
* [2 points] We have a relatively limited tax on estates today. First, make an argument that there should be no federal tax on estates. Second, explain why some public policy experts would like to see a much higher estate tax.
* You have been hired by a fundamentalist Mormon that was arrested for polygamy in Arizona. Lay out a detailed argument to defend him on Constitutional grounds. [Hint: there are two major Constitutional theories you couiquld use in your defense]