Help me study for my Law class. I’m stuck and don’t understand.

State and federal law may designate mandatory police actions for specific criminal violations, but unintended consequences sometimes occur.

Write a 750–1,000-word essay exploring whether mandatory arrest laws in cases of domestic violence are helpful or harmful.

  1. Explain the steps of criminal procedure for an alleged domestic violence assault by describing everything that would happen from reporting of the crime to arrest, to final sentencing (comp. 2.1).
  2. Explain whether or not this process works appropriately or if it could be improved.