CJ 110 Criminal Law

This guide will help you locate background, news sources, and law, as well as APA citation information, for your research project on crimes against public decency / order in Jane Swenson's class.

Research on Criminal Law Issues

Source: " Mass Incarceration, Visualized" by The Atlantic , is licensed under a Standard YouTube License.

Project Requirements Fall 2020

Research Assignment

Your research assignment requires you to use library tools to search for and select current sources on a criminal law topic. Use this guide to help you find, evaluate, and cite information:

Current news stories 
  • Use the Find News Articles tab to choose at least five current news articles from magazines and newspapers on your topic.
Current scholarship
  • Use the Evaluate tab to help you assess each of your sources . You will need to identify the author's credentials and expertise, as well as the point of view and/or bias of the article.
  • Use the Cite Sources tab to help you identify key elements of a citation: author, article title, publication (source) title, and publication date.
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