Short Paper assignments must follow these formatting guidelines: SINGLE SPACING with a blank line to separate your paragraphs. Provide a subheading in BOLD for each paragraph on a separate line that characterizes the content of that paragraph. There would be at least 4-5 separated paragraphs in your paper. Use 12-point Times New Roman font, one-inch margins, with discipline-appropriate citations. Word length requirement: 600-800 words..
Based on the text (pages 545-574) and the information on the two websites: Sex Offender Classifications & Registrations, www.ci.santa-ana.ca.us/pd/sexoffender.aspand California Sex Offender Information: Megan’s Law http://www.meganslaw.ca.gov/pdf/2008LegReport.pdf complete the following assignment:
The first website provides the necessary steps to register as a sex offender in the City of Santa Ana, California. The second is the State of California, Office of the Attorney General’s report to the legislature (2006 & 2007). Your assignment is to analysis the effectiveness of the California Sex Offender or Megan’s Law. In your analysis you may want to consider public perceptions of the law and the types of offenders (do most people know the classifications?). What about the NIBY effect and impacts? And finally research your city or zip code and include the results with your analysis.