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Criminal Justice

Subject : law
Instructions:
  • Answer 50 questions in 15 minutes.
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1. Judicial Waiver






2. The officers of the London Metropolitan Police...






3. Verdict






4. Broken window policing is a strategy in which police officer...






5. Duties of probation officers






6. The average officers makes how many felony arrests per month?






7. A state of federal correctional institution for incarceration of felony offenders for term of one year or more.






8. Mandatory Sentence






9. A court order requiring a witness to appear in court at a specified time and place.






10. An example of the criminal defense of justifaction is...






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






12. What is General Deterrence?






13. The sentence






14. According to social reaction/labeling theory - some young people become criminals because...






15. Right to public trial






16. Probation failure correlates to...






17. About how many Americans are under some form of correctional supervision?






18. The decision by a prosecuttor to drop a case after a complaint has been made because of - for examples - insufficatient edvidence.






19. Women Imprisoned






20. Why are investigations of police misconduct tricky?






21. Bench Trial






22. Statutory Jurisdiction






23. A place to detain people awaiting trial - to serve as a lockup for drunks and disorderly individuals - and to confine convicted misdemeanants serving sentences of less then ten






24. Concurrent Sentence






25. Levying a money payment on offenders to compensate society for their misdeeds






26. Who has a better record of defending clients; private or public attorneys?






27. The attempt by correctional agencies to maintain convicted offenders in the community instead of a secure facilty it includes probation - parole and residential programs.






28. An administrative act performed by a parole authority that remove a person from parole -or a judicial orded by a court removing a person from parole or probation - in response to a violation on the part of the parolee.






29. An alternative sanction that requires an offender to work in the community at such task as cleaning public parks or working with disabled children in lieu of an incarceration sentence.






30. Right to counsel






31. Consecutive sentence






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






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






34. What are the Defendants Legal Rights at Trial?






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






36. A sentence in which offenders serve a short prison term before they begin probation - to impress them with the pain of imprisonment.






37. Trial Process






38. Problems of Parole






39. The 4th Amendment protects citizens from what?






40. Determinate Sentencing






41. Delinquents






42. The majority of criminal cases in the U.S are investigated by...






43. The process in which a probation officer settles cases at the initial appearance before the onset of formal criminal proceeding.






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






45. What are considered problems with UCR statistics?






46. An example of the criminal defense of EXCUSE is...






47. Evidentiary Standard






48. Problem of Re-entry






49. Three Strikes Law






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