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Q 01a4 IntroCorrections 8
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A(n)_______________________is a minor violation of a state statute or local ordinance punishable by a fine or other penalty other than incarceration, or by a specified, usually very short term of incarceration.
A crime punishable by death or by incarceration in a prison facility for a year or more is called a(n) ___________.
The United States crime rate is calculated by _______________.
dividing the total number of major crimes committed in a given year by the total population times 100,000 for a rate per 100,000
The FBI publishes a major book on crime rates each year called _________.
The Uniform Crime Report
If a prosecutor drops charges after filing them, it is called ______________.
Some crimes are classified as felonies in one part of the country and as misdemeanors in another part of the country.
Pretrial services are not part of the correctional system.
In most cases the warden decides on the sentence.
Violent crimes include burglary, larceny, automobile theft, and arson, as reported by the Federal Bureau of Investigation's Uniform Crime Reporting Program.
Crime in the United States has continued to increase over the last decade despite our best efforts to control it.
. A crime punishable by death or by incarceration in a prison facility for a year or more is called a(n)
A crime punishable by confinement in a local jail for a year or less is called a(n)
If a prosecutor drops charges after filing them, it is called
The main function of the primary hearing is to
Determine if there is probable cause to believe the accused committed a crime.
The process by which a court arrives at a final decision in a case is called
If the defendant accepts a penalty without admitting guilt it is called
Achieving justice in the present without compromising the ability of future generations to have the benefits of a just society is
____________________ is the overuse of correctional facilities/
________________________ is that aspect of the correctional enterprise that "involves the confinement and rehabilitation of adults and juveniles convicted of offenses against the law, and the confinement of persons suspected of a crime awaiting trial and adjudication."
______________________ is that aspect of the correctional enterprise that includes "pardon, probation, and parole activities, correctional administration not directly connectable to institutions, and miscellaneous [activities] not directly related to institutional care."
Answer the question to help you recall what you have read. If you cannot answer a question, read the related section again. Explain how credit counseling can help to avoid bankruptcy.
How has rapid population growth affected cities in West and Central Africa?
Suppose a business is required by U.S. law to install pollution-control equipment. Who ultimately pays for the cost of the equipment and in what way?
Complete the adjusted trial balance.
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