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Criminal Justice

Subject : law
Instructions:
  • Answer 50 questions in 15 minutes.
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1. What do police officers spend most of their time on patrol doing?






2. Determinate Sentencing






3. Right to an impartial jury






4. Programs designed to help people who have become dependent on anger as a primary means of expressing themselves and those who inappropriately use anger or the threat of violence as a means to get their way.






5. Indeterminate Sentencing






6. Why are investigations of police misconduct tricky?






7. An investigation performed by a probation officer attached to a trial court after the conviction of a defendent.






8. Models of sentencing






9. What is the criteria to determine whether someone is entitled to jury trial?






10. Delinquents






11. The 4th Amendment protects citizens from what?






12. What is General Deterrence?






13. The investigation of the murder of a postal worker would fall within the jurisdiction of...






14. An attorney employed by the government to represent criminal defenders who cannot afford to pay for a lawyer.






15. The sizure of personal property by the state as a civil or criminal penalty.






16. Conditions or restriction mandated by the court that must be obeyed by a probationer






17. According to the Supreme Court - the following activities would not violate individual protections against illegal seasrch and seizure...






18. Probation failure correlates to...






19. Jury Selection






20. Concurrent Sentence






21. Process by which the state later recovers some or all of the cost of providing free legal counsel to an indigent defendant.






22. The sentence






23. In order for a case to be heard by the Supreme Court...






24. An argument in favor of the O.J. trial is likely to point to the fact that...






25. What is Duress?






26. About how many people are in prisons in the US?






27. A regimented - dehumanizing institution such as a prison in which like-situated people are kept in social isolation - cut off from the world at large.






28. A short prison sentence served in boot camp-type facilities






29. The initial reaction in prison is usually...






30. The Conflict View of criminal definitions assumes that criminal law expresses...






31. Right to confront witnesses






32. According to Packer's due process model of criminal justice - plea bargaining...






33. What was significant about the Illinois Juvenile Court Act of 1899?






34. The policing style associated with police officers belief that it is his duty to be a first line responder to various problems in the community is...






35. What did the BAIL REFORM ACT of 1984 establish?






36. Consecutive sentence






37. According to choice theories of crime (classical school) - humans are'






38. Civil right that include the right of inmates to receive mail and medical benefits and to practice their religion.






39. Concurrent Jursidiction






40. During the araignment phase of the court process - defendants...






41. A correctional policy that allow inates to leave the institution for vocational or educational training - for employment - or to maintain famly ties.






42. Truth in Sentencing






43. What are the three systems to transfer juveniles to adult court?






44. The peak age for involvement in property crimes in the U.S is...






45. The substantive criminal law...






46. Duties of probation officers






47. In the common law - a crime that is considered mala in se is...






48. A program requiring probationers to pay in part for the costs of their treatment.






49. Problem of Re-entry






50. The group of punishment falling between probation and prison. Community-based sanction - including house arrest and intensive supervision - serve as alternatives to incarceration.