Research paper topic:
Address the Eighth Amendment with the elements of cruel and unusual punishment and excessive bail. Explore whether “Under the Eighth Amendment should juveniles be afforded special protections based on their lack of mental maturity.”
Be sure to distinguish between juveniles in juvenile court and juveniles in adult court. In juvenile court there is no bail and there is no incarceration
The Research Paper should be at least 3,000 words in length.
A minimum of four references are required with no more than one from Internet sources. This does not include cases which the student may cite to support their recommendations. Additionally, at least four cases must be cited. The paper must include a running head, page numbers, cover page, abstract, introduction, discussion, conclusion, and references. You are required to use no more than 15% of others’ quoted work. Written assignments should be typed in MS Word only, in APA format, and double-spaced with footnotes and bibliographic references.