Denise Murry Chapter 13
TRUE/FALSE. Write 'T' if the statement is true and 'F' if the statement is false.
_T___1) A victim is any individual against whom an offense has been committed.
__T__2) During the Golden Age of the Victim, the state exerted complete control over the punishment of the offender.
__T__3). The programs may be under funded, but today all 50 states have passed legislation providing monetary payments to crime victims.
___T_4) Most victim/witness assistance programs are staffed by highly trained professionals.
__T__5) Advocates for victims' rights assert the fundamental right of victims to be equitably represented throughout the criminal justice process.
___T_6) When the victim's movement began, the idea of rights for victims of crime was already central to the criminal justice system.
___T_7) Son of Sam laws have faced challenges under the First Amendment's guarantee of the right to freedom of expression.
__F__8) Victim impact statements have a significant influence on sentencing judges.
__T_9) The National Crime Victimization Survey typically uncovers more crime than the Uniform Crime Reports.
___F_10) The UCR Program uses a hierarchy rule which requires that only the most serious offense in a multiple offense criminal incident be counted.
SHORT ANSWER. Write the word or phrase that best completes each statement or answers the question.
11) The Right of ________ is a statutory provision permitting crime victims to speak at the sentencing of convicted offenders.
12) The David Berkowitz case resulted in notoriety-for-profit laws or Son of ________ laws.
13) The statistics of the Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) Program are collected by the ________.
14) _ males aged 12 to 24 experience violent crime at a rate significantly higher than the...
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