Please select from the following topics listed below. Please keep in mind that this is a research paper, not a reaction or opinion paper. Your instructor is looking for cited information regarding the topic.


•The concept of bail merits deep examination. Bias could be inherent in the amount of bail set and other restrictions for pre-trial release, and research has corroborated this. Since judges make these subjective decisions, what can be done to prevent arbitrary and potentially prejudiced decisions from being made?  

•Discuss the pros and cons of private vs. public defense. Please remember this is not an opinion question.  


The paper must be at least 700-800 words, excluding the title page and reference page, and must adhere to the APA sixth edition writing format. Please reference the APA example given in the Resources section. If your paper does not comply with this format, you will lose points.