5 page research paper on james holmes and how his actions tie to criminology theories

Research Project and Paper One of the requirements for successfully completing this class will be the preparation of a research paper on one of the topics we are and will cover throughout this course. The purpose of this paper is to demonstrate your understanding of the topic of criminology. Since writing is an essential part of the criminal justice, this paper is designed to introduce you to research. As stated in the course syllabus, 150 points of your course grade is based on this assignment. You will have until November 16th to complete the paper. Late assignments will not accepted. I will be asking you to provide updates on your progress. Your paper must be emailed to me. The paper will be written in the MLA or APA format. I have included a link from Purdue University’s Online Writing Lab. Please use this excellent resource as a guide for the proper way to format your paper. http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/747/01/ MLA Style https://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/560/25… APA Style The paper will be double spaced, using standard 1” margins all around and use Times New Roman font in 12 point only. Your paper will be a minimum of 5 pages The paper will contain the following sections: A title page not included in the 5 page minimum, an introduction, the body of paper and conclusion are included in the 5 page minimum. Your references will be on a separate page, also not included in the 5-page minimum. We have discussed behavioral, sociological and psychological reasons for criminal behavior this week. Using the library, the internet or other sources available to you, research the subject of criminals that have used insanity or other behavioral problems as a defense in an effort to escape punishment for their crimes. Some famous cases include