1. Choose a story in the news about a criminal prosecution and discuss (i) if you think the accused received or
is getting fair treatment by the news story, and (ii) if you think the accused received or is getting fair treatment
by the Court (200-400 words).
2. Choose a crime and describe a creative “disposition” or punishment that is not currently prescribed by law
and that you think would help the community and the offender—something other than jail, community service,
fine, or standard probation supervision—for example people convicted of Driving While Intoxicated (DWI) must
attend a Victim Impact Panel where victims’ of DWI or their families give a presentation about how difficult
their life has been because of their injury or death from a DWI (100-300 words).
3. Choose any three (3) exercises in Chapter 6 on pp. 206, 215, 218, 221, 223, or 226, and write answers (100-
250 words each).
4. Choose either case at the end of Chapter 6, State v. Mills, starting on p. 226, or United States v. Parks
starting on p. 228, and answer the Case Questions at the end of either case (100-200 words total for all
5. Choose two (2) of the following three (3) videos, and write a summary of the ideas presented as they relate
to the study of Business Law (100-250 words each)
(A) Michelle Alexander about her award-winning book, The New Jim Crow: https://www.youtube.com/watch?
(B) News interview about Bernie Madoff, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZE2YokiW2J0
(C) News coverage of Martha Stewart going to prison on insider-trading conviction: