Assignment 1: Research Paper
ORIGINAL PAPER ONLY
Due Week 3 and worth 200 points
Use the Internet or Strayer databases to research one (1) transnational crime as it applies to two (2) different countries of your own choosing.
Write a two to three (2-3) page paper in which you:
- Review one (1) transnational crime.
- Compare and contrast the two (2) countries for their definition of the crime, crime rate, and tools used to measure the crime.
- Determine each countryâ€™s legal traditions and their major influences on crime definition, rate, and measurement.
- Examine the extent to which crime statistics compiled in different countries can adequately be compared. Provide support for the response.
- Use at least three (3) quality references. Note: Wikipedia and other Websites do not qualify as academic resources.
Your assignment must follow these formatting requirements:
- Be typed, double spaced, using Times New Roman font (size 12), with one-inch margins on all sides; citations and references must follow APA or school-specific format. Check with your professor for any additional instructions.
- Include a cover page containing the title of the assignment, the studentâ€™s name, the professorâ€™s name, the course title, and the date. The cover page and the reference page are not included in the required assignment page length.