Using the Oyez website (http://www.oyez.org), review contemporary cases decided upon by the U.S. Supreme Court. Select one case and discuss how the Court’s decision influenced criminal justice policy.
In your answer:
- Identify your selected constitutional issue.
- Evaluate the effect of the key arguments on the police, judicial, or corrections systems and the final Supreme Court ruling.
- Describe how the Supreme Court ruling affected criminal justice policy.
- Analyze how this ruling affects social justice within America.
Support your position with scholarly references. 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 citations at the end of your answer.
Larry Gaines in his article: “Homeland security: A new criminal justice mandate” talks to the bureaucracy established to address homeland security issues. Bureaucracies are the offices where we take theory and put it into practice—it is where the rubber meets the road. These offices carry out or implement the laws and policies passed by the legislature. Select a specific crime control policy initiative, and show how the initiative is implemented in the judicial, law enforcement, or corrections bureaucracy. Then, address how the bureaucracy influences crime control policy.
In your answer:
Explain how the discretion of the bureaucracy to implement policy influences criminal justice policy. What instruments of power are used by the bureaucracy to carry out the policy? Explain how the policy process and the relationships of stakeholders influence criminal 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