Hagan, Frank E., Research Methods in Criminal Justice and Criminology, Pearson Education,Inc., 2014. ISBN: 978-0-13-300861-6.
- Each week, students will write a journal entry of what the student has learned from the current news of the week regarding the Criminal Justice system.
- Identify at least three (3) criminal justice news items and explain why these news items are impactful news items with the relevance, consequences, and significance on the U.S. and/or world.
- Each news journal will be at least 750 words, not including the title and reference pages.
- Students are welcomed and encouraged to have the weekly news journal subject matter to correspond with the weekly assigned chapter subject matter (i.e. Chapter 8).