All assignments should be typed, double-spaced, 12 point Times New Roman font, and between 350-500 words. Your responses should be thorough and concise. Students should use at least two references cited as evidence to support their answers.
When providing your answers, please be sure to always use documentation from the text or other sources to support your answer. All sources should be cited appropriately.
The following resources will be used to meet your objectives:
Criminal Law, University of Minnesota Libraries Publishing edition, 2015
Leider, R. (2021). THE MODERN COMMON LAW OF CRIME. Journal of Criminal Law and Criminology, 111(2), 407+. https://link-gale-com.slcc.idm.oclc.org/apps/doc/A670397312/PPCJ?u=lln_aslcc&sid=bookmark-PPCJ&xid=ad1a5fe2Links to an external site.
After reading the chapter and the above referenced article, define criminal conventions. Is there a place for them in the Criminal Justice System? How do we regulate and reinforce criminal conventions? What are the positive or negative side effects of upholding criminal conventions in criminal court? Explain this concept in detail. Cite credible sources to support your stance.