5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- a. Probation
- b. The correctional system is given sole responsibility to supervise probationers....
- a. Two to ten years
- a. Punishment has a specific beneficial and social consequence
- d. 714,000 jail inmates
- a 11. Which of the following types of correctional control is not considered to be a form of intermediate sanction?
b. Intensive supervised probation
c. Electronic monitoring
d. House arrest
- b 20. An example of indeterminate sentencing would be which of the following sentences?
a. Two to ten years
b. Three strikes and you're out legislation
c. Ten years plus five for aggravating factors of the crime
d. Two years
- c 10. The utilitarian view of retaliation argues which of the follow?
a. Punishment has a specific beneficial and social consequence
b. Guilt must be washed away through suffering inflicted by punishment
c. Retaliation fulfills a religious mission
d. Punishment resolves social discord created by the offense and re-establishes a sense of harmony through requital.
- d 8. Probation is characterized by all of the following statements except:
a. Probation is not a sanction of confinement
b. The correctional system is given sole responsibility to supervise probationers.
c. Probation is characterized by conditions imposed on the offender that governs release into the community
d. Recent developments in technology have increased the ability to monitor probationers' behavior.
- e 8. The Bureau of Justice Statistics (2004) estimated that the average jail population nation-wide on any given day is approximately how many inmates?
a. 120,000 jail inmates
b. 267,000 jail inmates
c. 423,000 jail inmates
d. 714,000 jail inmates
5 Multiple choice questions
- 11. On average, prosecutors bargain away ______ of cases.
- 10. Which of the following is NOT a conclusion we can draw regarding prison rule violations?
a. Inmates in larger institutions or higher security prisons had higher percentages of rule infractions than other types of facilities.
b. More than 90% of inmates who were charged with rule violations were found guilty in administrative proceedings.
c. Men have higher rule infractions rates than women.
d. Young inmates and those with drug histories are more likely to have prison infractions.
- 20. Methods of discipline that have been used in the Auburn system include the following except
a. The refusal to provide meals for violating prison rules
b. Flogging to maintain control over prisoners
c. Solitary confinement for violating prison rules
d. Lockstep formation to maintain control over offenders
- 17. Most prisons built during the Reformatory Era had all the following characteristics except
a. These prisons abandoned the silent system
b. These prisons widely adopted freedom of religion into the institution
c. These prison started using indeterminate sentencing and parole
d. These prisons were based on the Auburn System
- 9. For deterrence to work, punishment must be all of the following except
a. A. closely linked to behavior that one wishes to stop
5 True/False questions
b. Home detention may cause "net widening" in punishment. → 19. Home detention has several advantages over incarceration. Which of the following is NOT one of them?
a. Home detention generally costs less than incarceration.
b. Home detention may cause "net widening" in punishment.
c. Home detention is thought to help control prison population growth.
d. Home detention offers a flexible alternative for certain offenders (such as pregnant offenders).
a. 10% → 11. On average, prosecutors bargain away ______ of cases.
... → 7. The Gagnon v. Scarpelli decision governs how probation may be withdrawn from an offender. This decision created all of the following due process rules except:
a. A written notice of the probation hearing must be given to the offender.
b. The probationer has the right to cross-examine witnesses.
c. The probationer has the right to legal counsel when the case is too complex for the ordinary person to comprehend the legal issues involved.
d. The hearing is before a jury.
d. Prisonization → 3. Which of the following is a theory of punishment that argues the reason for punishment is to disable the offender from committing another crime?
d. The degree of repentance demonstrated by the offender... → 18. Judicial and administrative sentencing processes share common criteria in decision-making. Which of the following is not one of them?
a. The offender's past criminal record
b. The use of good time
c. Classification of the crime as aggravated, "normal," and mitigated
d. The degree of repentance demonstrated by the offender