ASSIGNMENT

VALUE AS PERCENTAGE OF SEMESTER GRADE

Quizzes: There will be twelve quizzes over the course of the semester. These will test the reading material assigned for the topic beginning that day.

20% (10% if you take the mid-term exam)

Cases: Each student will submit an analysis of two Supreme Court decisions with regard to police, courts and criminal trials, or the corrections system.

25% each 50% total

Mid-term Examination: This examination is optional and will be given outside of normal class times. If choose to take it, it will count 10% of your grade and quizzes will count only 10% of your total grade.

10% (if you choose to do this optional assignment)

Final Examination: All students will take a comprehensive final examination covering all class and reading material in the course. That examination will be given during the regularly scheduled examination period.

30%