Court History and Purpose Paper

Write a three (3) page paper in which you examine and evaluate the American criminal court system. Address the following in your paper:

Describe a court and its purpose.

  • Define the dual court system.
  • Describe the role that early legal codes, the common law, and precedent played in the development of courts.
  • Identify the role of courts in criminal justice today.

Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines.