Students will be required to prepare a 10-page research paper on The New Asylums that identifies a problem or issue in the criminal justice system. 

Students will be required to prepare a 10-page research paper on The New Asylums that identifies a problem or issue in the criminal justice system.  The paper must adhere strictly to APA 6th Edition and write on a master’s level. The paper must focus on the relationship of the criminal justice system to the issue selected. Students will be graded on content, format, organization and development and critical analysis.
Please see video below on The New Asylums.
http://www.pbs.org/video/frontline-new-asylums/
Be sure to respond completely to all the following questions in a well thought out research paper.  What factors contributed to the emergence of The New Asylums in the criminal justice system? Discuss the relationship between politics, ideology, and new asylums in the criminal justice system. How the current system is not helping and rehabilitating the people. How can policy makers change the way people are placed in the New Asylums, so they can get the help they need. Also, address the New Asylums issue from a policy perspective and what might be the solution to fix the problem.

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