Resource Research and Review
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Resources should be summarized or paraphrased with appropriate in-text and Resource page citations.
Project 1: Resource Research and Review
Project 1 is designed to help prepare you for the final project at the end of the semester. You will notice that, for
your final project in this course, you will be asked to trace a crime
or criminal incident through the adult criminal justice system, from
initial arrest to the eventual return to the community following
incarceration. As you work on the final project, you will encounter
numerous decision points or stages in the system. Project 1 will assist
you in preparing for your final project by introducing you to topic
research. You may then use the results of this project to support your
final project paper.
Project 1 Assignment:
designated topic listed below (see, Topics), you will search the UMUC
Library Services databases and the Internet for resource material that
explains, clarifies, critiques, etc. the topic.
Your Resource Research and Review project must contain four (4) outside
sources (not instructional material for this course), at least two of
which must come from the UMUC Library data base.
Locate books, periodicals, and documents that may contain useful
information and ideas on your topic. You may conduct your research with
the assistance of a UMUC librarian, reviewing your own personal
materials on the topic, using the Internet, visiting an actual library,
etc. and reviewing the available items. Then, choose those works that
provide a variety of perspectives on your topic.
You can connect to Library Services by using the Library link under
RESOURCES in the Classroom task bar, or link directly to the UMUC
Library Guide to Criminal Justice Resources link in CONTENT
Type the reference “citation” information for the book, article, or
document using the American Psychological Association (APA) formatting
standards. (There are links to APA format standards under Library
Each reference is to be followed by the annotation. The purpose of the
annotation is to inform the reader of the relevance, accuracy, and
quality of the sources cited. Creating an annotated bibliography calls
for a variety of intellectual skills: concise exposition, succinct
analysis, and informed library research.
5. Write a concise annotation (150 words) for each reference that summarizes the central theme and scope of the book, article, or document. This must include:
a) briefly, in your own words, describe the content of the article
b) compares or contrasts the work with at least one other article in your research review
Select ONE of the following topics for all four (4) of your resources.
(Note: Other topics may be submitted to your instructor for prior approval.)
Student‘s Last Name A or B: Police use of surveillances drones
Student‘s Last Name C or D: The accuracy of the Uniform Crime Report
Student‘s Last Name E or F: Role of victims in the criminal justice system
Student‘s Last Name G, H, or I: Preventive detention and bail
Student‘s Last Name J or K: Plea bargaining tactics of the prosecutor
Student‘s Last Name L or M: Plea bargaining tactics of the defense attorney
Student‘s Last Name N, O, or P: Jury selection
Student‘s Last Name Q, R, S, or T: Issues with evidence (DNA, eyewitness testimonies, direct vs. circumstantial, etc.)
Student‘s Last Name U, V, W, X, Y or Z: Constitutionality solitary confinement
The project paper should begin with an introductory paragraph and end with a concluding paragraph
Each annotation should contain approximately 150 words
Double space, 12 pt. font, 1” margins
Cover page for your assignment
· Include your name
· Course title and number
· Project title
· Topic selected
· Date of submission
www.iupui.edu/ (Search on Annotated Bibliography)