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Quizzes 4,5,6 and 7
Terms in this set (20)
Eight Amendment guarantees defendants have the right to bail
Which is not a critique of grand jury hearings?
None of the above
The legal right of defenders to induce the production of witnesses via a subpoena
With this plea, the defendant does not accept or deny responsibility for the crime charged
How many attempts do each the prosecutor and the defense attorney have to examine the prosecutors witness
This goal of sentencing assumes that people will be too afraid to break the law if they believe they will be caught and punished severely
This sentencing policy offers a fixed term of years, the maximum set in law by the legislature
Which of the following is not a reason people oppose the death penalty?
Serves no specific deterrence
Indeterminate sentencing is the most widely used type of sentencing in the U.S
Under three strikes law, offenders third felony must be a violent one in order to be sentenced to lifetime in prison
This is the occurrence whereby judges formulate a prison sentence and then suspend it if the offender agrees to obey a certain set of rules while living in the community
According to U.S v knights, searching a probationers home without a warrant is legal when:
It is based on reasonable suspicion the probationer has committed another crime
Electronic monitoring of offenders is most often used with what other intermediate sanction
Probation is reserved for first time and nonviolent offenders
Upon revocation, a probationer cannot be ordered to serve more time in prison than was the original sentence
Which of the following purposes is not fulfilled by jails?
House mentally ill offenders awaiting treatment
This is the oldest type of alternative correctional institution
Which of the following is not cited as a barrier to the success of halfway houses
Accountability for resident behavior is low
Which of the following is not cited as a reason for the rising prison population
None of the above
The jail population is lower today than it was 5 years ago
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