Introductory Statistics for Criminal Justice
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Part One: Students who are Criminal Justice Majors are to research a topic of their choice in Criminal Justice, state the topic and identify the variables (independent/dependent). If students are not able to identify their variables (independent/dependent) it should be stated in the introduction. Students will state the title of the paper and provide an Introduction. This portion of the assignment must be typed 12 font, double space between the title and introduction
?The death penalty is defined as is the sentence of execution for murder and some other capital crimes (serious crimes, especially murder, which are punishable by death (definitions.uslegal.com). There are many forms of the death penalty. Some examples are the gas chamber, lethal injection, firing squad, just to name a few. The amendment to the Constitution provides protections against unlawful application of the death penalty.
In this study I will be exploring the relationship between gender and the number of times the death penalty was administered. My independent variable is gender and the dependent variable is number of times the death penalty was administered.