Submit a 2-3 page paper answering all four questions below. Answers are expected to be a least one paragraph (if not greater in length). It is also expected that at least two outside sources in addition to the textbook will be utilized. The paper is worth a total of 100 points.
The paper will be typed double spaced in Arial using 12-point font with 1” margins in APA format.
1)List the eight stages of a criminal trial in order. Select four of these to define in detail and include the participants in each stage.
2)Discuss the pros and cons of plea bargaining. What potential for misuse exists and what are the risks to the defendant? Do you think that plea bargaining should be eliminated or at least limited in scope? Explain your opinion. 3)Explain aggravating and mitigating circumstances and when they are used. List and describe at least three aggravating and three mitigating circumstances. 4)List and explain in detail some of the key advantages and disadvantages of probation and parole. TEXT BOOK Chapter 13-14 Schmalleger, F. (2017). Criminal Justice Today: An Introductory Text for the 21st Century (14th ed). Boston, MA: Pearson.
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