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1st Year Chapter 1

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  • Q1
    Which perspective argues that laws are made to serve to represent the interest of the public majority?
    dominant
    hierarchial
    consensus
    conflict
    30s
  • Q2
    Which of the following is NOT a characteristic of due process?
    making sure offenders are guilty beyond a reasonable doubt
    processing offenders through the system as quickly as possible
    notifying individuals of their rights
    emphasis on individual's constitutional rights
    30s
  • Q3
    All fifty states and the District of Columbia have lowered the blood alcohol level required to charge a youth under 21 with driving under the influence. These laws typically prohibit those under 21 from drinking if they have a BAC of .02 or higher. These state laws were passed after federal legislation was enacted in 1995 abolishing highway funding to states that did not pass these laws. The above scenario is an example of legislatures affecting the law through
    funding distribution
    reallocation
    lobbying
    changing the law.
    60s
  • Q4
    Behaviors that society considers deviant
    are consistent only across time but differ across location.
    are consistent only across location but differ across time.
    change across time and location.
    are consistent across time and location.
    30s
  • Q5
    Approximately _______ of criminal offender recidivate.
    2/5
    1/3
    2/3
    1/2
    30s
  • Q6
    Mala in se crimes are
    not universally agreed on as being wrong.
    wrong in and of themselves.
    victimless.
    wrong because the law says they are wrong.
    30s
  • Q7
    After black males, this group has the second highest incarceration rate.
    Native Americans
    Whites
    Asians
    Latinos
    30s
  • Q8
    In 2004 Scott Peterson went on trial for the murder of his wife and unborn child. Even before the trial, the case had a great deal of media attention. In fact, from the time the victim, Lindsay Peterson, was reported missing, the news reported extensively on the case. After a long trial, Scott was found guilty of a capital crime and was sentenced to death by lethal injection in 2005. Given the wedding cake model, under which level would the Scott Peterson case be classified?
    Layer 2
    Layer 4
    Layer 3
    Layer 1
    60s
  • Q9
    A group of young men get caught breaking into a convenience store at night to steal packs of cigarettes. Because it is their first offense, the judge sentences them to remain in the community under court supervision, without any time incarcerated. What type of sanction did they receive?
    parole
    jail
    punitive
    probation
    30s
  • Q10
    In 2008, approximately how many people were incarcerated in the U.S. (including those held in state and federal prisons and local jails)?
    5 million
    1 million
    2.4 million
    250,000
    60s
  • Q11
    The criminal justice system is set into motion when ________ is violated.
    an informal social norm
    a community standard
    any social norm
    a legal norm
    30s
  • Q12
    What have many jurisdictions recently established in an effort to deal with all the individuals in the criminal justice system with mental health problems?
    mental health courts
    treatment
    counseling services
    mental hospitals
    30s
  • Q13
    Which criminal justice actor has the responsibility of instructing the jury for rendering a verdict?
    prosecutor
    court probation officer
    court mediator
    judge
    30s
  • Q14
    Rewards for good behavior and punishments for bad behavior are
    corrective actions.
    laws.
    sanctions
    behavioral adjustments.
    30s
  • Q15
    Which perspective argues that laws are tools of those who control society, used to serve their self-interest?
    hierarchical
    dominant
    conflict
    consensus
    30s

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