Please provide a response in at least 250 words and provide your word count as before for each question. Using the AP
A style, please post at least one source per question.
- What are four general functions or aims of sentencing?
- What is a writ of certiorari? Under what circumstances might this writ be used?
- What is the doctrine of parens patriae? In what ways does parens patriae influence judicial decision making?
- Do most states allow jury trials for juveniles? What has the Supreme Court said about this?
- What is meant by “trials of the century”? What is the relation between the court and the media in so-called trials of the century?