Labeling Theory would posit that crime is a product of increased legislation more than inherent criminal tendencies. In criminal justice history it might be argued that custom has remained more influential than law.
For this Discussion, select one of the following laws or cases from the Progressive Era that is interesting to you: White Slave Traffic Act, the Sullivan Law, the Drug Laws, the Eugenics Movement, the Red Scare, or Weeks v. United States. Then, consider the impact this law or case might have had on the current U.S. criminal justice system. Explain how this impact may have an influence on your role in the U.S. criminal justice system.
Post by Day 3: How did the laws and cases of the Progressive Era affect what happens today? Provide one example. Using one of the laws or cases provided, explain any parallels of this to current laws or cases. What might be the lasting effects on today’s U.S. criminal justice system? How does having this information as a leader in criminal justice influence your role?
Jones M., & Johnstone, P. (2011). History of Criminal Justice. (5th ed.) New York, NY. Routledge.
- Chapter 18, “Law Enforcement Professionalism and the Establishment of a Criminal Justice System” (pp. 303-315)
WRITTEN INTERVIEW QUESTIONS
PhD candidates should provide an authentic personal statement reflecting on their own personal interest. In the event that any outside resources are used, those should be cited in APA format. Submissions should be a maximum of 500 words or 125 words per question/prompt. Applicants must answer each of the four prompts for their program.
PhD Interview Questions
- What are your research interests in the area of Information Technology? Why are you inspired to research in this area, and why do you think it is important to research in this area?
- Why did you select PhD in Information Technology? Why did you select University of the Cumberlands?
- As an individual, what are your strengths and weaknesses and how will they impact you as a PhD IT student?
- Where do you see the future of Information Technology going and where do you see yourself in this mix after obtaining PhD in Information Technology from UC?