Students will write 7 to 10 pages for this paper. Students may use newspapers, the internet, television news stories, editorials or any other valid source. The class textbook will be a particularly good source of information, both as a primary source and as a roadmap to finding other (secondary) sources.
Spelling, grammar, syntax, word usage and proper writing technique will be graded.
Students must include at least 10 citations from at least 4 different sources.
Students will write a conclusion which describes the state of the American system of laws as we know it now, generally comparing the present day to what the student researched in the introductory portion of this paper. This portion of the paper should be approximately one page long.