Judicial Review Chapters 4 and 5 in the text discuss

 

Judicial Review

Chapters 4 and 5 in the text discuss legal traditions. In this assignment, you will write a paper that describes the various models of international judicial review and the implications each model has on the culture of the countries in which they are used. Find additional credible sources to form your analysis of the differing cultural perspectives on the courts.

In your paper,

  • Describe the various models of international judicial review.
  • Describe the implications each model has on the culture of the countries in which they are used.

The paper

  • Must be at least three double-spaced pages in length (not including title and references pages) and formatted according to APA style as outlined in the Writing Center (Links to an external site.).
  • Must include a separate title page with the following:
    • Title of paper
    • Student’s name
    • Course name and number
    • Instructor’s name
    • Date submitted
  • Must use at least three credible sources in addition to the course text.
  • Must document all sources in APA style as outlined in the Writing Center.
  • Must include a separate references page that is formatted according to APA style as outlined in the Writing Center.

 

Required Resource

Text

Reichel, P. L. (2018). Comparative criminal justice systems: A topical approach (7th ed.). Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson Education, Inc.

  • Chapter 4: Legal Traditions
  • Chapter 5: Substantive Law and Procedural Law in the Four Legal Traditions

Recommended Resources

Article

Harrendorf, S., Heiskanen, M., & Malby, S. (Eds.). (2010). International statistics on crime and justice (Links to an external site.). Retrieved from http://www.unodc.org/documents/data-and-analysis/Crime-statistics/International_Statistics_on_Crime_and_Justice.pdf

  • This report has a lot of very informative statistics on various crimes and countries. This report may be useful throughout this course as a resource providing details on international crime.

Web Pages

United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime. (2016). Compiling and comparing international crime statistics (Links to an external site.). Retrieved from http://www.unodc.org/unodc/en/data-and-analysis/Compiling-and-comparing-International-Crime-Statistics.html

  • This page describes the process for analyzing and gathering international crimes. There are several options for topics related to this course on the left hand side of this page.

University of California at Berkeley. (n.d.). The common law and civil law traditions (Links to an external site.). Retrieved from https://www.law.berkeley.edu/library/robbins/CommonLawCivilLawTraditions.html

  • This page describes civil and common law with discussion of international legal traditions based on civil law. This should help students understand some legal traditions based on civil law which is the case for most international countries.

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