Select one of the following cases. Then, select a specific subject for the focus of your paper that can be discussed in a 10- to 12-page research paper. Imagine that you are assisting an attorney in the case who has requested that you research the specific focus area, and provide a concise report to inform the court about the topic.
Required cases and possible focus subjects:
Jodi Arias, convicted of killing her boyfriend Battered woman’s syndrome Narcissism and violence risk Similarities to other death penalty cases
Base your paper on the research you gather and not on your opinion. You may use both popular and scholarly references. (Resources explaining proper use of scholarly and non-scholarly resources are available in the Learning Resources section.) Use APA format, in text and in the reference list. Ensure that you have minimal writing errors. Final paper length: 10–12 pages total, plus title page, abstract, and bibliography. Final paper structure: Brief biographical summary (2–3 paragraphs) Introduction to the issue to be discussed Summary of the current scholarly research about the issue Conclusion (1–3 paragraphs)