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CJ Bank #6

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What have community corrections traditionally emphasized?
Rehabilitation
What do you call organized and systematic efforts to remove people from the criminal justice process by placing them in programs that offer alternatives to the next, more restrictive stage of processing?
Diversion
What is the most frequently used sentence in criminal justice?
Probation
What is conducted by the probation agency at the request of the judge, usually during the period between the finding, or plea, of guilt and sentencing?
The presentence investigation
What are imposed at the discretion of the judge and probation officials and are designed to address the offender's particular situation?
Special conditions
If a client has violated the conditions of probation, what might the probation agency recommend?
Revocation
In what are offenders released from prison directly into the community under the supervision of the parole agency?
Straight parole
Who was the first person to implement parole in the United States?
Zebulon Brockway
Whose responsibility is parole revocation?
The parole board
Currently, how many states have abolished early release by discretion of a parole board for all offenders?
14 states and the federal government
How long does ISP usually last?
Six months to two years
Home confinement programs didn't become popular until what became widespread during the 1980s?
Electronic monitoring
What offers a community-based residential facility that is an alternative to jail or prison
Community correctional centers
What are two of the most critical issues surrounding halfway houses?
Community resistance and recidivism
In most U.S. jurisdictions, juveniles are defined as individuals between what ages?
7 and 18
What was an age-old mechanism for dealing with unruly children that served as a primary means for teaching skilled trades to the children of the middle and upper classes
The apprenticeship system
During the late 1800s, what group of new reformers began to advocate instituting a juvenile court to deal with youth problems?
Child savers
What do you call the legal philosophy justifying state intervention in the lives of children?
The doctrine of parens patriae
The major reason for the juvenile court's focus on this is that they have traditionally focused not on the act, but on the whole child.
Informality
Which U.S. Supreme Court Case greatly expanded the overall due process protections afforded juveniles within the juvenile court?
In re Gault
In which case did the U.S. Supreme Court rule that delinquency charges must be proven beyond a reasonable doubt where there was a possibility that a youth could be confined in a locked facility?
In re Winship
Actions taken by citizens to respond to delinquency constitute this process that operates outside the official agencies of juvenile justice.
Informal juvenile justice
Regardless of any other factors, as this increases, so will the likelihood of arrest
seriousness of the offense
In which case did the Supreme Court rule that parents or attorneys do not have to be present for juveniles to waive their rights?
Fare v. Michael C.
Diversion can occur at any stage of the juvenile justice process, but it is most often employed before what?
Adjucation
When politically conservative values are dominant in society, the principles and policies of this seem to dominate the operation of criminal justice.
The crime control model
What is the ultimate goal of the crime control model?
Control
If defendants ask for something special, like a trial, what happens to the criminal justice assembly line?
It is slowed down
If defendants aren't satisfied with the outcome of their trial, what do they have the right to do?
Appeal
A major problem with the crime control model is that a presumption of guilt goes against one of the oldest and most cherished principles of American criminal justice. What is this principle?
Defendants are considered innocent until proven guilty
Due process advocates recognize that there can be no equal justice where the kind of trial a person gets, or whether he/she goes to trial at all, depends substantially on what?
How much money that person has
If the future of law enforcement reflects the principles and policies of the crime control model, then what might you expect?
Broader police discretion
What should be expanded in order to improve the investigative abilities of police?
Community policing
What is the thorniest issue with DNA technology?
How the DNA database will be collected and used
What do advocates of the crime control model consider a luxury and an unnecessary impediment to the efficient operation of the process at any stage, other than perhaps a trial?
Legal representation
Supporters of this maintain that a crafty lawyer may be able to win the freedom of a factually guilty client by means of legal technicality.
Crime control model
According to due process model advocates, what is a critical stage in the administration of justice?
Preliminary hearing
In practice, this is a sham because it has become nothing more than a rubber stamp for the prosecutor.
Grand jury
If the crime control model dominates the future of the administration of justice, what is likely, following the few trials that occur, to be strongly discouraged and limited?
Appeals
If the due process model dominates the administration of justice in the future, what will there probably be no limitations on?
The right to appeal
What is participatory justice a form of?
Restorative justice
What is a strategy in which disappointment is expressed for the offender's actions, the offender is shamed and punished, and there is a concerted effort on the part of the community to for give the offender and bring him/her back into society?
Re-integrative shaming