Read the scenario and then provide a short analysis based on the questions that follow.
Jim Aiken Jim Aiken comes home early from work and finds his wife in bed with the mailman. He immediately shoots and kills the mailman. Aiken then goes downstairs, makes himself a sandwich, and watches TV while his wife is frozen in fear in bed. After two hours, Aiken goes back upstairs and shoots and kills his wife. You have been tasked with preparing the case for his defense attorney.
A. Applying the appropriate sociological and criminological scientific methods of inquiry, what crime did Aiken commit regarding the mailman, and what possible defense could be used?
B. What crime did Aiken commit regarding his wife, and what possible defense could be used? Support your response by explaining how you applied the scientific methods of inquiry.
Guidelines for Submission: Your paper must be about one page long and must use double spacing, 12‐point Times New Roman font, and one‐inch margins. Include appropriate scholarly sources to support your ideas. In‐text citations and the reference list should be formatted according to APA style.