Study sets, textbooks, questions
Upgrade to remove ads
Crim 119 Exam 2
Terms in this set (25)
What are the purposes to criminal sentencing?
A speedy trial, Legal assistance, An impartial jury (all answers are correct)
Taking a person into custody because of suspected criminal conduct is called arrest
The police carry out the first step in our criminal justice system
Judges are not considered a corrections agency
Torts action guaranteed in the constitution
A paper filed in court to initiate a habeas action is called a petition
A 'Breach of a promise made' is not an element of a tort action
Which of the following would be excluded from the courtroom, at a trial.
A witness, waiting to testify
Grand Juries are incorporated in a Civil case
The Bill of Rights is...
Court rulings, guaranteeing basic rights
How many prisoners are confined in prisons and jails in the United States?
Most grievance systems for inmates have 'The right to appeal to a higher level'
What is the Pennsylvania v. Finley case dealing with?
RIght to councel / none of the following
The Lewis v. Casey arose out of prisons in which states?
Who prepares and signs a writ
Why is Section 1983 actions often used by prisoners
damages and injunctive relief and Federal courts may be more sympathetic
Which of the following would not take an appeal in a civil case, if he were to lose.
none of the follwing
Which of the following would not have a jury trial?
Habeas corpus actions
Which of the following would be sued in a Habeas corpus action?
A prison warden, jail superintendent, superintendent of a mental institution ( any of the following)
As a corrections worker, when an inmate sues you, the piece of paper you'll receive is known as a
The corrections agencies policies should
reflect current constitutional standards and be carefully followed by staff
Which type are most inmate grievance systems today
Written grievances and responses
If you are sued in a civil action, and you were to receive a complaint, Your attorney will file an answer called a(n)...
When a grand jury decides to press criminal charges, what is the document which is issued to charge a person called?
A habeas corpus action is brought against the custodian, what is their title in the lawsuit?
Sets with similar terms
cj chapter 9 10 11
GOVT Unit 4 Chap 10
Other sets by this creator
Crim 119 Final
Final Crim 118