POLS 230 Writing Assignment
Writing Assignments (20 points)
1) “Should same-sex couples have a constitutional guarantee to the right to marry?”
2) “Is the death penalty constitutional? Should states still use the death penalty?”
3) “Do we, as American citizens, have a constitutional right to own a firearm, and carry a firearm in
4) “Is affirmative action a proper policy for the government to utilize?”
5) "Should there be a 'right to be left alone'?"
This paper will require outside research.
- at least five outside sources to be used (e.g., from books, magazines, newspapers, and journals)
- list it in a bibliography at the end of your paper
- Internet sources are increasingly available, but should be avoided. For example, do not cite Wikipedia, ask.com, biography.com, answers.com, or any similar website.
six (6) pages
12 point font
Due: December 10th.
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230-3 Law in American Society. This is an introductory course recommended for students who want to consider possible careers in law. The following topics will be covered: the relation between law, justice, morality and religion; types and sources of law and legal rules; origin and development of common law; the role of lawyers, judges and juries; legal education in the United States. These topics will be explored through lectures, discussion groups and occasional guest speakers.
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