Criminal Justice Study Set 1

Criminal Justice

Quiz 11 :

Sentencing

Quiz 11 :

Sentencing

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Which goal of sentencing focuses on separating offenders from society to reduce opportunities for further criminality?
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Which of the following is a mitigating circumstance?
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________ is a type of sentencing plan that allows no leeway in the imposition of a sentence for a person convicted of a crime.
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Which of the following is a characteristic of restorative justice?
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What is the main priority of justice reinvestment?
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A sentence of 8 to 15 years in prison is an example of ________ sentencing.
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Which of the following is a form of structured sentencing?
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What appears to be the most dramatic result of the recent emphasis on the use of mandatory sentencing and other get-tough policies?
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In the case of ________ the U.S.Supreme Court cases ruled that requiring sentencing judges to consider facts that have not been proven to a jury violates the Constitution.
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Federal sentencing guidelines
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________ is a sentencing principle that holds that an offender's criminal history should be taken into account in sentencing decisions.
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Which sentencing model tends to involve the greatest amount of judicial discretion?
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Which of the following is not one of the main goals of contemporary sentencing?
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The just deserts model of sentencing emphasizes
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If a judge requests information on a convicted defendant's background,the probation or parole office will conduct a ________ investigation.
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Under the indeterminate sentencing model,what is the primary determinant of the amount of time served?
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Proportionality means that
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________ involves suspending criminal proceedings and referring the alleged offender to a private agency.
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What is the main limitation of the Crime Victims' Rights Act?
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General deterrence attempts to
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