Criminal Justice in Canada Study Set 1

Criminal Justice

Quiz 12 :

Corrections in Canada: History, Facilities, and Populations

Quiz 12 :

Corrections in Canada: History, Facilities, and Populations

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What was the Auburn system also referred to as?
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How many correctional facilities are there across Canada?
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What percentage of all custodial sentences imposed by the adult criminal courts are one month or less?
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Which of the following was a significant change that occurred during the 17th and 18th centuries that dramatically influenced how most Western societies ran their correctional facilities in the coming centuries?
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Which of the following is a characteristic of the Pennsylvania system?
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How many regional mental health units are there across Canada?
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What did the Auburn system consider to be the best way to hold inmates?
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Which population group was the only one to see a decrease in offenders during the 10-year population trend?
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What did Bentham consider to be the role of lawmakers?
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In 2015-2016, what percentage of admissions to custody in the federal correctional system did Indigenous adults account for?
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How many federal facilities are designated as regional women's institutions?
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In 2015-2016, what percentage of all adults sentenced to custody in provincial/territorial facilities were women?
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Which prison system introduced the cells built in tiers?
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Of all the guilty findings that result in custody, what percentage result in a sentence of two years or more (i.e., in a federal correctional facility)?
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What did Bentham call his prison?
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What did the Auburn system believe was the most efficient way for inmates to reform their actions?
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The Pennsylvania system has continued to survive within which of the following?
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Where does the history of Canada's correctional system begin?
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In 2015-2016, Indigenous adults accounted for what percentage of admissions, while representing approximately three percent of the Canadian adult population?
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What type of approach to punishment was favoured by Beccaria and his followers?
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