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Part 1A: Topic
You will need to identify a topic related to one of the four general types of criminal evidence:
1. witness testimony,
2. real or physical evidence,
3. documents or writings, or
4. demonstrative evidence.
You will need to provide a brief summary discussing what aspects of the topic you will explore and why that topic is relevant to strategies, advancements, and innovations in criminal evidence. In addition, you will need to ensure that scholarly and empirical information about strategies, advancements, and innovations in criminal evidence can be obtained. It is possible to talk about a topic in which advancements and innovations are needed. However, you will also need to be prepared to search extensively for information about current strategies and to develop suggestions for advancement and innovation with little to no assistance from scholarly and empirical sources.
Part 1B: Outline
Using the topic, you identified in Part 1A, you are required to develop a topic outline with at least two tiers. Tier 1 of the outline will need to include the following components:
- Selected topic name
- Definition of key terms
- Current strategies
- Current and/or pending advancements and/or innovations
- Recommended advancements and/or innovations
- Justification for recommendations
- Plausibility and logistics of the implementation of recommendations
- Anticipated impact of the implementation of recommendations in regards to the collection and utilization of criminal evidence in the criminal justice system.
At a minimum, discussions must address constitutional amendments, exclusions of admissible and inadmissible evidence, and variations in the collection of criminal evidence due to crime location.
Tier 2 of the outline will need to contain information that addresses the title of Tier 1 in relation to your specific topic. You can present the information in the form of sentences or short phrases. Regardless of the format you use for providing your information in Tier 2, make sure that each item in the outline does not need further explanation.
At least 10 sources must be cited in APA format under the references heading of your outline.All sources must be scholarly, and a minimum of five citations.