State and federal law may designate mandatory police actions for specific criminal violations, but unintended consequences sometimes occur.
Write a 750â€“1,000-word essay exploring whether mandatory arrest laws in cases of domestic violence are helpful or harmful.
- Explain the steps of criminal procedure for an alleged domestic violence assault by describing everything that would happen from reporting of the crime to arrest, to final sentencing (comp. 2.1).
- Explain whether or not this process works appropriately or if it could be improved.