Explain the facts of the case in detail and the court proceedings.

Discipline: Criminal Justice

Type of Paper: Essay (any type)

Academic Level: High school

Paper Format: APA

Pages: 3 Words: 825


1- Chapters 9, 10, and 11 in our Mallicoat textbook address the typical and not-so-typical offenses committed by women. Chapter 9, more specifically, begins to look at the sentencing and processing of women through our criminal justice system. For the purpose of this assignment, we will take a look at those women who have been sentenced to death. Women are rarely sentenced to death in the United States and executions of women are even rarer. Researchers have suggested that women who are sentenced to death are often perceived as breaking gender norms.

Here are a few sources;

1) Here is a list of all female death row inmates in the United States from the Death Penalty Information Center;

( https://deathpenaltyinfo.org/death-row/women)

2) Article

( https://scholarship.law.wm.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1035&context=wmjowl )
For this essay I ask that you research a case of a woman on death row and answer the following questions;

1- Explain the facts of the case in detail and the court proceedings.
2- Did the perpetrator deserve the sentence she received? Why or why not?
3- After your investigation, argue whether or not the sentence received was justifiable?
4- Include any other comments about the death penalty to support your position.