A topic that relates to the U.S. court system. Example: Bill of Rights, Sources of law, Racism in America’s court system, Criminal law vs Civil law, Juvenile justice courts, Federal vs State court system, Offenders and mental health in the courts, etc.

*Introduction: The introduction should have some of the following elements: Start with an attention grabber: a short story, example, statistic, or historical context that introduces the paper topic . Give an overview of any issues involved with the subject. Define of any key terminology needed to understand the topic. Highlight background information on the topic needed to understand the direction of the paper. Tell what the overall paper will focus on.*Body: Clearly present the main points of the paper. Give strong examples, details, and explanations to support each main point. The research paper uses strong evidence from sources—paraphrases, summaries, and quotations that support the main points.*Conclusion: Restate your main points from the introduction in different words. Briefly summarize each main point found in the body of the paper. End with a strong statement: an appropriate, meaningful final sentence that ties the whole point of the paper together (may refer back to the attention grabber)Paper must have a cover page and a reference page in APA format. Work must be cited. Must use Times New Roman/ 12 font. The cover page and reference page ARE NOT apart of the 10 pages.