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Quiz 1 :

Fundamentals of Criminal Justice: Essential Themes and Practices

Quiz 1 :

Fundamentals of Criminal Justice: Essential Themes and Practices

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In May of 2017, Atlanta Officer Che Milton responded to a shoplifting call at a Family Dollar store.When he arrived, he asked the 12-year-old girl why she had attempted to steal a US$2 pair of shoes.The girl responded that her 5-year-old sister needed shoes, but the family could not afford them.Officer Milton used his own judgment to examine her circumstances, and realized she needed help, not punishment.Instead of arresting the girl, he decided to buy her family pizzas and put them in contact with a social worker.What authority was he using in this situation?
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Which of the following is true of "three strikes" laws?
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Which theory suggests that property holders become members of a commonwealth only with their express consent to submit to the government of the commonwealth?
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C

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What type of discretion do judges exercise?
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In a preliminary hearing, a judge must determine whether or not there is probable cause to believe that the accused committed a crime and should be tried.What is another way that probable cause may be determined prior to a trial?
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After the criminal justice flow and process begins, the perpetrator must be arrested.What is the next formal step in the criminal justice process after arrest?
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In the early days of the American automobile, there were very few privately owned cars because they were too expensive for most people to afford.In 1908, Henry Ford introduced the first affordable automobile, the Model-T, and the numbers of cars on the road grew exponentially.During this time, society began to recognize that drunk driving was a significant threat to public safety.The public advocated for the first laws prohibiting drunk driving emerged in 1920 in order to protect the well-being of all citizens from drunk drivers.Which theory best explains the emergence of drunk driving laws?
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Which of the following is likely to occur at an initial appearance?
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Information that would lead a person to believe that another has committed, is committing, or is about to commit a crime is known as ______.
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What are the three major components of our criminal justice system?
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The prosecutor's discretion involves whether or not to ______.
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Which of the following statements most closely describes the due process model of criminal justice?
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Which of the following statements illustrates the assumptions of the conflict theory of justice?
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Who has the discretion to drop charges if they decide that the evidence against the accused is weak?
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Which of the following statements is true of grand jury proceedings?
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What is the main focus of the due process model of criminal justice?
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If an accused person is considered not to be a flight risk, they may be released without having to provide bail.What is this called?
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Which of the following models of the criminal justice process focuses on deterring crime through swift punishment and puts less emphasis on the rights of the accused?
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Which of the following statements most closely describes the crime control model of criminal justice?
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Who of the following makes the discretionary decision as to whether to stop, search, or arrest?
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