Directions: Be sure to make an electronic copy of your answer before submitting it to Ashworth College for grading. Unless otherwise stated, answer in complete sentences, and be sure to use correct English spelling and grammar. Sources must be cited in APA format. Your response should be four (4) pages in length; refer to the “Assignment Format” page for specific format requirements.

Your textbook presents Morrissey v. Brewer, 408 U.S. 471 (1972), a U.S. Supreme Court case that impacted probation and parole. After reading this case, please do the following:

1. Summarize the case, including salient facts and procedural posture (i.e., why is the Court hearing the case and what are the justices deciding);

2. Discuss how the ruling affected probation and parole;

3. Discuss how Morrissey impacted Gagnon v. Scarpelli, 411 U.S. 778 (1973) and other future cases of similar nature.

Grading Rubric

Please refer to the rubric on the next page for the grading criteria for this assignment.

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