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Government 1 Unit 4 Set 3
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The judge gives you a minimum and a maximum punishment. You can get the minimum for good behavior.
The judge must give whatever the law says as a punishment.
Can serve multiple sentences at the same time.
Multiple sentences are added together.
The judge uses a prior court decision to make his/her decision.
An early release from prison.
The defendant dosen't have to go to jail immediately, but could later with bad behavior.
The defendant reports to a probation officer and has conditions similar to being on a parole.
The defendant serves his or her time at home, but can leave for preapproved reasons.
The defendant is required o pay money to the government.
The defendant must pay back losses to the victim.
AKA "Huber" the defendant is in jail but they get out during the day to go to work
To keep the defendant and others to keep from ever doing the crime again.
To make the defendant a changed/ better person.
To make sure the defendant is locked up so they can not hurt anyone again.
To ask for your case to be retried.
Being behind bars.
Being set free due to new evidence.
Hard for DA's to get convictions today due to the popular TV show.
The rate at which people return to prison.
Minimum Security Prison
For white collar or petty crimes. More lenient conditions.
Maximum Security Prison
For violent criminals who committed major felonies. Quite harsh conditions.
That everyone, regardless of age, race, gender, religion, etc. is treated the same under law.
A formal document from the president or a governor, stating the prisoner has paid their debt to society. All rights restored.