Assessment 3: Essay
(1,500 words) Worth: 40%
Q1. Discuss the character that the media plays in influencing public perceptions of crime, the different stages of the criminal justice process, and criminal justice policy. In your discussion, you might choose to focus on the unequal treatment afforded to certain minorities in our community. Illustrate your arguments by using a contemporary example (s).
Q2. Discuss the role of discretion at one or more stages of the Australian criminal justice system (investigation, pre-... More