Policy Proposal on a Criminal Justice Issue/Problem

Policy Proposal on a Criminal Justice Issue/Problem

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The Text Book is” Sense and Nonsense About Crime, Drugs , and Communities”. By Samuel Walker

“The Issue I choose is “Wrongful Convictions”

The Professors direction is as follow:

Your paper should follow the following structure:

Title of your Policy Paper

Statement of the Problem

• What is the specific problem – define it
• Provide the reader with background information about the social problem
• What are the historical background issues related to this problem
• Why is it an important issue that needs to be addressed
• What evidence is there that suggest a change in policy is needed
• What are the major causes of the problem

Current Policy

• What are the current policies/programs
• Why haven’t those policies/programs solved, or alleviated the problem(s)
• What are the major flaws or limitations of the current policy

Policy Recommendations/Action Plan
(In this section of your paper formulate an effective policy proposal that is practical and feasible – tell us why your proposal will work)

• What are your specific policy recommendations
• How does your policy solve the problem, better than current policies
• What research/evidence can you offer that your proposal will work
• What are the most critical obstacles to implementing your proposal – i.e., financial, ethical, or political
• Why might policy makers oppose or embrace your proposal

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