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Law 34 Grading Rubric for Final Research and Writing Paper

see format of final paper at
http://profjordan.pbworks.com/format 

 

WARNING: If you copy directly from WIKIPEDIA this is plagiarism.

 

The A Paper

* Provides a cohesive and well argued "thesis"

* Incorporates pertinent and detailed information from the five (5) court cases or codes provided in the paper

* Maintains focus & avoids being sidetracked by tangents

* Presents all information clearly and concisely and in an organized manner

* Does much more than merely restate the thesis and offer a brief response

* Avoids distracting grammar/spelling/etc. problems

· Very well written with sound grammar and spelling

· Paper has clear introductory thesis and effective topic sentences

· Demonstrates creativity

· Provides at least 5 court cases or codes

· Analyzes issues and advances an argument throughout the paper 


 

The B Paper

· Good writing skills, some grammatical/spelling mistakes

· Has an overall theme, but the arguments and evidence are not so sophisticated

· Reasonably well structured but introductory thesis and topic sentences less clear

· Answers all questions from the assignment, but lacks some critical reflection

· Draws upon at least 5 court cases or codes, citing them effectively and properly using case citation format.


 

The C Paper

· Mediocre writing skills, evident grammatical and spelling mistakes

· Lacks an overall theme

· Poorly structured with no evident introductory thesis and topic sentences

· Lacks critical reflection and/or arguments not entirely clear

· Answers most questions from the assignment but not all

· Description of cases or codes lack details, few mentioned specifically

· Poor integration of legal materials and readings

· Draws upon at least 5 cases, citing them effectively and properly using case citation format.


 

The D paper

· Very poorly structured with no evident introductory and concluding statements

· No critical reflection and/or confusing arguments

· Very poor writing skills, replete with grammatical and spelling mistakes

· Completely lacks integration

· Does not have a thesis and does not mention at least 5 court cases and codes

· Poor description of the court cases or codes, generalities

· Very poor to no integration of source case or code materials and readings or has less than 5 court cases or codes, or does not give complete and correct case citations for each of the 5 cases or codes.


 

The F paper

· No critical reflection and/or confusing arguments. Plagiarism!

  • no cases cited in your paper and analyzed. papers with no cases receive a 0 for the paper. 

 

Your Final Papers will be checked with a Plagiarism Checker, so please DO NOT plagiarize.   Use your own words, and create your own work.


 


 

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