What is meant by the child protection system (CPS)?
Identify the importance of CPS intervention programs, and if you think the courts act in the best interest of an abused child when they allow that child to remain with the family. May certain circumstances allow for this? Explain.
In your response, please include research to support your opinion.
Topic 1: Criminal Act
The police videotaped an apparent drug deal, wherein Joseph sold a bag of apparent marijuana to Rasidi. Both men were arrested and charged with drug offenses. The laboratory analysis of the apparent marijuana revealed that it was actually some dried leafy material mixed with other legal materials. The defense attorneys for both defendants have argued that no crime was committed and the charges should be dropped. As the prosecutor, would you drop the charges? Be sure to address the charges for both actors here and please explain your answer.
Topic 2: Inchoate Offenses
Discuss the primary differences between the inchoate offenses of conspiracy, attempt, and solicitation. Discuss the differences in both actus reus and mens rea. In your opinion, should the classification for any of these offenses be higher, or lower, than the others. Explain.
4-5 sentences each question.