The impact of 9/11 on US pre-trial detention practices

One term paper of 12-15 pages (not including bibliography or cover page).  Term papers must use the APA citation style and, as with discussion board postings, all claims must be supported with evidence, properly cited.
 
The term paper must deal with a topic addressed in the course and must include a research question that is answered using data (which can be in the form of laws, court cases, analyses by authors, etc.) and the students analysis of the data.  All topics must be cleared with the professor prior to any work being done on the paper.