Confirmation Bias is a major issue in forensics, and also in criminal investigations. What does the article say about Confirmation bias and what is a sentinel event? This will be a major portion of the paper.
The paper should be 5-8 pages in length. Any title page is not part of the page count. 12 point Times New Roman font. The paper should be double spaced, The margins of the paper should be 1″. The paper should consist of the following sections:
– Introduction; 1 or 2 paragraph summary of the issue and how you conducted additional research.
Summary of Article: What does the article say about Confirmation bias and what is a sentinel event? This will be a major portion of the paper.
Other Research on Confirmation Bias: You will be required to find a minimum of 4 other articles on Confirmation bias written from a scientific or criminal justice perspective. These sources should be authoritative, preferably from a peer-reviewed journal.
Discussion: Discuss how the other articles/research found augments or refute the assigned article.
Summary: In two paragraphs or less, summarize what you found regarding Confirmation Bias.
Requirements for the paper:
-The paper should be 5- 8 pages in length, excluding any title page and/or reference page.
-12 Point Times New Roman font, double spaced, standard 1″ margins.
-The paper should have at least 4 scholarly references from peer-reviewed journals.
-The paper should be uploaded into Canvas through this portal as a text document, preferably in Word format.
– The article is: D. Kim Rossmo and Joycelyn M. Pollock (2014), Confirmation Bias and Other Systemic Causes of Wrongful Convictions: A Sentinel Events Perspective*, Vol. 11, No. 2 Northeastern University Law Review