Ethics in Bent Justice: MIDTERM PROJECT
The midterm activity for this chic will be an INDIVIDUAL activity and charge abatement into one of the afterward categories: Do, Say or Write. You charge accept a chic (do say or write) as able-bodied as a architecture (paper, presentation or artistic option). Some categories crave assertive formats. Apprehend all of the capacity afore you achieve a decision.
Course Akin Apprentice acquirements outcomes:
Demonstrate the ability to achieve ethical decisions as it relates to bent justice
Develop analytical thinking abilities to assay ethical issues
Analyze ethical dilemmas
Discuss belief and the bent amends professional
Student Acquirements Outcomes:
Present a well-written position
Analyze a specific ethical bind that affects bent amends action or law
Incorporate high-quality sources
Provide adapted evidence for claims
Apply ethical theory area appropriate
Write in a clear, well-organized cardboard in APA format
You will be appointment your Midterm Activity on Canvas, and the final artefact is due as a Final Draft Canvas Submission by October 30th, 11:59 pm.
Creative options could be a abbreviate film, a website, a blog, a vlog, a podcast, a radio documentary, a photography series…I am open! Aloof let me apperceive afore you activate if you appetite to be creative, so we can assortment out some of the capacity if necessary.
For any of the projects, you will be absorption in on one of the afterward Analysis Questions:
§ Application ethical acumen and empiric research, how can the U.S. bent amends arrangement advance assortment and inclusion?
§ Application ethical acumen and empiric research, how can the U.S. annihilate or anticipate ancestral profiling or bent in the bent amends system?
§ Application ethical acumen and empiric research, how can the U.S. annihilate behavior that accord to institutional racism in the anatomy of over-representation of minorities at all levels of the bent amends system?
1. For the aboriginal option, you will abode all about the ambition of convalescent assortment and admittance in the bent amends system. You will be cerebration about how we charge to change society–not aloof a few individuals–to get at the basis of the issues, and change them. This will not aloof be your opinion; you will aback up your recommendations with the ethical reasoning, theories, and affirmation that you accept calm this semester, in our course. No amount the category, or format, you will charge to abode at atomic ONE action that should change to advance assortment and inclusion.
2. For the additional option, you will accept to abode on all of the systems that advance appear ancestral bent and ancestral profiling in the CJ system, and abode what we would charge to do as a association to annihilate racism. To do this well, you will accept to altercate how altered behavior advance appear ancestral bent or practitioners behave in a racially biased way. No amount the category, or format, you will charge to altercate at atomic ONE action that should change to annihilate or anticipate racism in the bent amends system.
3. For the third option, you will abode on institutional racism in the U.S., and what we would charge to do as a association to annihilate or abate disparities or actualize a fairer bent amends system. No amount the category, or format, you will charge to abode at atomic ONE action that should change to annihilate or abate institutional racism in the bent amends arrangement in the United States.
Are you absorbed in absolutely authoritative a aberration in the world? This may be the advantage for you. This architecture takes some creativity, and some research, but may be added agreeable for those who are added absorbed in doing, instead of consistently aloof analyzing. For this Midterm Project, abode a angle to “do” the account it would booty to achieve those changes. Treat this as if you are autograph a angle to do some advance account that will actualize real, systemic amusing change. Acquaint the clairvoyant what you adduce to do, why it will achieve a aberration at the akin of society, and aback up your assertions with what we accept abstruse this semester. You do not charge to get bogged bottomward in capacity about renting space, or ambience up a non-profit; focus on the capacity that best chronicle to the course, and to the conduct of criminology and bent justice: how can you get at the basal amusing issues, instead of accouterment apparent Band-Aids? What are your goals, and how can you advance the abilities and activity of bodies (including yourself) to achieve those goals?
§ Abide a 4 to the 5-page proposal, double-spaced, with 1-inch margins and a 12-point chantry commensurable to Times New Roman in size.
§ Present your plan (such as with PowerPoint) in a 5-7 minute presentation.
§ Artistic option: achieve a abbreviate (3-5 minute) blur or podcast about your plan. I am accessible to alternative artistic options if you accept any ideas!
Are you bigger at cogent alternative bodies what to do? For your project, you will advance a presentation, or abode a letter to someone, on your topic, and accept an admirers that needs to apprehend that message. You will charge to baddest a dream admirers that you anticipate needs to accept to the message; again you will present to the class, acting as if the chic is that audience, or abode them an continued “letter to the editor”-type allotment that outlines what you charge them to do. Anticipate about “stakeholders”–who has the power, in our society, to achieve a difference? What do you ambition you could acquaint them? What can they do to achieve a difference? Remember you will charge to aback up your assertions with abundant evidence, based on what we accept abstruse this semester. Remember to abode why those stakeholders are the adapted bodies to apprehend your message.
§ Abide a 3 to the 5-page letter, double-spaced, with 1-inch margins and a 12-point chantry commensurable to Times New Roman in size. Abode your letter to the adapted stakeholder(s) and abode as if acclamation them directly.
§ Present (such as with Powerpoint) in a 5-7 minute presentation, acting as if the chic is your stakeholder(s).
Creative option: achieve a abbreviate (3-5 minute) blur or podcast that you would accelerate to the stakeholder. I am accessible to alternative artistic options if you accept any ideas!
There is no abashment in arena to your strength, or application this as an befalling to accretion an advantage! If your ambition this division was to assignment on your college-level writing, this is a abundant adventitious to advance those skills. If you accept this option, you should accede alive with the Autograph Center so you can advance your skills, and aftermath a abundant paper. For this project, you will charge to accord me a aboveboard paper–what needs to change in society, and why? What is ONE action that needs to change, and how should that happen? This is added of a analysis cardboard than the alternative options, admitting you will accept to present solid arguments and aback them up, application affirmation from the concepts we accept learned, and all that you accept read.
If you adjudge to do this option, you will charge to abide a 3 to 5-page paper, double-spaced, with 1-inch margins and a 12-point chantry commensurable to Times New Roman in size.).
For all of the formats, you are accepted to:
§ Thoroughly and accurately adduce (yes, alike in presentations, videos et al.).
§ Advance at atomic TWO of the assigned readings from the advance (each affiliate counts as one reading).
§ Advance at atomic TWO bookish or high-quality sources alfresco of the assigned materials. If you accept any questions about a antecedent actuality academic, amuse ask. In general, this does NOT beggarly blogs–this agency scholarly, peer-reviewed articles. You will charge to use the library to acquisition these, not aloof Google.
§ Abode at atomic ONE action that charge change to anticipate approaching amusing problems, at the akin of society. Be abiding to explain what you beggarly thoroughly, and aback up all of your assertions with bookish evidence.
§ Provide a bright thesis, and bookish affirmation to aback up that thesis.
§ Accept an admirers that has NOT taken this course. Explain as if you are presenting to the Lasell apprentice anatomy at large; explain any abracadabra they would not accept and accept they are at atomic at an undergraduate academy akin in their educational background. Be abiding to antithesis this with advancement an bookish tone.
§ Contact me sooner, rather than later, if you accept ANY questions. Alpha formulating a plan now, and be advanced to blame yourself out of your abundance zone. Talk to me, or alpha an email thread, to animation about ideas!
§ Abide your Activity to the Canvas Dropbox by 11:59 pm on October 30th (URL or document).
Remember to accept a chic (do say or write) and a architecture (paper, presentation or artistic option).
NOTE: No amount your chic or format, you MUST attach to all of the requirements listed above. In some cases, you may charge to abide a 1-2 folio abode up to altercate the access amid your activity and the advance abstracts and to appearance and explain your sources to me.
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