Explore the death penalty as it relates to juveniles

Case Study

In this case study, you will explore the death penalty as it relates to juveniles. Hopefully, this assignment will assist in

learning how complex and significant the

Roper v. Simmons

case was in the juvenile justice system. The completed

assignment should utilize the following document as well as one outside resource:

Roper v. Simmons, 543 U.S. 551 (2005). Retrieved from

http://www.npr.org/documents/2005/mar/scotus_juvenile.pdf

Be sure to include the following components in your paper:

Provide a brief description of the background of the court case.

Include a discussion on the U.S. Supreme Court decision. What did they consider?

Include a discussion on the status of the death penalty as it had previously related to juveniles.

Provide your opinion on the juvenile death penalty and the U.S. Supreme Court’s opinion.

Given your readings on the three main waivers used in the juvenile justice system to transfer adolescents to adult court,

which waiver was best suited for the

Roper v. Simmons

case? Explain your reasoning.

The completed case study should be at least two pages in length. All sources used must be referenced; paraphrased and

quoted material must have accompanying citations in APA style.

Case Study

In this case study, you will explore the death penalty as it relates to juveniles. Hopefully, this assignment will assist in

learning how complex and significant the

Roper v. Simmons

was in the juvenile justice system. The completed

assignment should utilize the following document as well as one outside resource:

Roper v. Simmons, 543 U.S. 551 (2005). Retrieved from

http://www.npr.org/documents/2005/mar/scotus_juvenile.pdf

Be sure to include the following components in your paper:

Provide a brief description of the background of the court case.

Include a discussion on the U.S. Supreme Court decision. What did they consider?

Include a discussion on the status of the death penalty as it had previously related to juveniles.

Provide your opinion on the juvenile death penalty and the U.S. Supreme Court’s opinion.

Given your readings on the three main waivers used in the juvenile justice system to transfer adolescents to adult court,

which waiver was best suited for the

Roper v. Simmons

? Explain your reasoning.

The completed study should be at least two pages in length. All sources used must be referenced; paraphrased and

quoted material must have accompanying citations in APA style.