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Seminar Guide - Sentencing Law & Policy

A guide to seminar-specific resources as well as general help writing a seminar paper.

Introduction to Sentencing Law & Policy

The sentencing phase of an offender’s contact with the criminal justice system has become one of the most important aspects of the criminal justice process. This course explores the dynamics of the creation, use and impact of sentencing law and policy through the experiences of the key stakeholders at the state and federal level.

This guide introduces students to the basics of writing a seminar paper. It includes sections on selecting a paper topic, performing a basic preemption check, and improving your academic writing. You'll also find lists of books, databases and websites on subjects specific to the seminar, which will help you figure out where to begin your research.

If you need further research assistance, please stop by the library reference desk or call 817-212-3805 for help or to make an appointment with a reference librarian.