Hugo Münsterberg had a large impact on forensic psychology. Although he started his investigations in industrial psychology, he eventually explored eyewitness testimony. It has been implied that his views on women in the courtroom, and in general, were negative. Discuss his reasons for stating that eyewitness testimony was not reliable.How did he come to this conclusion?What is the general opinion on eyewitness testimony today?Do you believe his views on women affect his conclusions?
Assignment 2: Final Assignment: Employee Handbook for ABC CorporationDraft policies addressing the rights of employees to unionize and collectively bargain.Draft policies addressing nondiscrimination based on union membership or activity.As with other assignments, you may use the Internet, books, and other resources to aid you. However, the policies you draft must be your own.Complete the employee handbook that contains the final drafts or revisions of the policies drafted throughout the course in a Word document.On a separate page, cite all sources according to Bluebook format.
Physician IssuesPlease review the Discussion Board grading rubric in the course Syllabus.You are the CEO of Acme Hospital, a small rural facility. On your staff, there is a physician (OB-GYN), Dr. Thomas Cole, with whom you have been having some problems. Dr. Cole:does not finish his morning rounds on a regular basisdoes not attend medical staff meetingsoften very late in arriving to deliver babiesmost of the time, the nurses on duty in the delivery room deliver the majority of Dr. Cole’s babiesYou know that these issues must be addressed but there are other connecting problems.First, Dr. Cole is the son of Dr. Frederick Cole who just retired after 55 years of service with Acme Hospital.“Dr. Fred” was much beloved among hospital staff and before he left, he used his charm and status to make certain staff members (you were not one) promise to help and to protect his son, the younger Cole.You know that when you begin raising these issues there will likely be resistance to take any action.Please discuss the following:What are the possible liability issues that the younger Dr. Cole is exposing the facility to?How would you manage the staff that promised to help the younger Dr. Cole?Would you approach the elder Dr. Cole? Why or why not?Is this a problem that can be “fixed”? If so, how can it be fixed? Are you willing to give the younger Dr. Cole the time to “fix” the issues as the CEO?Post should be 200-250 words
Week 6 – Discussion 2 No unread replies. No replies. Your initial discussion thread is due on Day 3 (Thursday) and you have until Day 7 (Monday) to respond to your classmates. Your grade will reflect both the quality of your initial post and the depth of your responses. Refer to the Discussion Forum Grading Rubric under the Settings icon above for guidance on how your discussion will be evaluated. Juvenile Justice Policy IssuesIn The Public Policy of Crime and Criminal Justice, Marion and Oliver (2012) present a wide variety of juvenile justice policy issues. Over the last 50 years, the juvenile justice system has evolved to deal with the special issues revolving around issues with juveniles. When preparing your initial post, consider the following questions:What should be done about serious juvenile offenders?How should we address issues with violent gangs?Should we allow juveniles to be transferred to the adult court, and if so, under what circumstances?Should we allow the federal and state governments to execute juvenile offenders?Initial Post: Select a juvenile justice policy issue, and evaluate it based on one of the theories found in Box 13.1, Theories of Juvenile Delinquency, in Chapter 13 of The Public Policy of Crime and Criminal Justice. Determine how the theory shaped the juvenile justice policy. Support your claims with examples from the required materials and/or other scholarly sources, and properly cite your references with both in-text and APA citation at the end of your post.Guided Response: Review your peers’ posts, and substantively respond to at least two of your peers. In your evaluation of your classmates’ posts, do you agree or disagree with your classmate? Address whether social justice concerns trump criminal justice concerns when it comes to dealing with and treating juveniles. Respond to at least one Instructor Response in the discussion. Support your position with scholarly references. Continue to monitor the discussion forum until 5:00 p.m. (Mountain Time) on Day 7, and respond with robust dialogue to anyone who replies to your initial post.
Assignment 1: How Research Benefits the Criminal Justice SystemCentervale councilman Parsimonious has requested your help on a budgetary matter. The councilman is considering a proposal to change police work schedules to four 10-hour days rather than five 8-hour days to conserve his budget. He has approached you for help in determining which might be the best option.Access the databases of articles from each of the following websites and locate at least two articles that can help support your research recommendations for Councilman Parsimonious:National Institute of Justice Data CollectionsNational Criminal Justice Reference Service DatabasesSubmission Details:By Saturday, April 22, 2017, in a minimum of 250 words, post your responses to the following to the Discussion Area:What issues must be considered for research, i.e., what are the pros and cons of creating a shift change?What types of research (qualitative versus quantitative) would provide the best information for the councilman to develop his proposal? Be sure to explain why.What would be a beneficial sample size?How could officer sentiments on working longer shifts and fewer days be incorporated?What are the specific steps in the research process that Councilman Parsimonious and his staff will have to take that will be most beneficial to them.Be sure to support your recommendations citing your textbook as well as the research articles you found.By Wednesday, April 26, 2017, read and respond to at least two of your classmates’ posts. Consider commenting on whether your fellow students’ postings addressed some of the pros and cons of a shift change and whether the research methods they suggest will address the issues they raise.Discussion Grading Criteria and RubricAll discussion assignments in this course will be graded using a rubric. This assignment is worth 40 points. Download the discussion rubric and carefully read it to understand the expectations.
There are several ways to counter or deceive a polygraph or Computer Voice Stress Analyzer (CVSA). Name these counter-measures and explain in detail why these would be effective or ineffective methods.Answer to the question should be between 350-500 words. Also, be mindful of including references and citations whenever citing facts to support your position. APA 6th edition citations and references must be used always!
Read the article discussing the Supreme Court decision and DNA.SCOTUS upholds DNA testing for serious arrestsSince the Supreme Court has determined that collecting DNA from people convicted of serious crimes is constitutional, how would you feel about collecting DNA from any person arrested for any crime – even misdemeanors?The collection of DNA not only increases the ability to solve cases by arresting the offender but can also free innocent people who have been wrongfully convicted. If having samples of everyone’s DNA – arrested or not – would help free innocent people and put dangerous people in prison, would you voluntarily submit a sample of your DNA to the government? Why or why not?
Not all discrimination is prohibited by law. For example, employers routinely discriminate between potential employees based upon education or experience. Other types of discrimination are subtler, but still legal. For example, some employers discriminate between potential employees based upon personal characteristics such as weight or attractiveness. Should employers be permitted to discriminate based upon attractiveness? Take a side and argue that an employer should or should not be permitted by law to discriminate against persons who are not attractive. Airline Stewardess’ and Stewaeds
Please explain the terms internal, external and terminal ballistics? In regards to terminal ballistics, what are the general wound ballistic concepts?Instructions: Answer to the question should be at least 500 words. Also, be mindful of including references and citations whenever citing facts to support your position. APA 6th edition citations and references must be used always!
Gang StudyBackground InformationSelect one of the criminal gangs listed below and conduct research pertaining to the organization. Outline the history of the gang, their geographical location of operations, their primary criminal activities, their membership qualifications, any identifying marks, signs, patches, “colors” or tattoos they typically display and a description of the gang’s most notorious criminal act. Finally outline what steps, based on this week’s studies, you would take as a law enforcement official in the gang’s area of operation to control the gang you chose.BloodsMara Salvatrucha (aka MS-13)18th Street GangMongolsNuestra FamiliaMexican MafiaSicilian Cosa Nostra (Mafia)Aryan BrotherhoodThe Latin KingsHells AngelsCripsPagansOutlawsBandidosWhite Power Skinhead Hammerskins InstructionsThis document should simulate a “gang file” as described in this week’s textbook chapters. This report must be at least 3 pages of written text.The entire paper must be your original work.