, provocation, insanity, diminished capacity, and mental incompetence.
Procedural Defense – Claims that the defendant was in some significant way discriminated against in the justice process or that some important aspect of official procedure was not properly followed in the investigation or...
juvenileoffenders. Questions of juvenile competence are new to the law, but they turn on longstanding issues of justice and fairness. Policymakers must ask themselves: Is criminal court trial fair for young defendants who are disadvantaged by their immaturity, when adults who are similarly...
whether a case will be heard in court? What the three components of the criminaljustice system are? The juvenilejustice system? What the main similarity and difference between the criminaljustice system and the juvenilejustice system are?
Can You Define?
adversarial judicial system amicus...
four of the major problems facing contemporary correctional administrators.
Adultvs. juvenile correctional institutionalization
Compare at least five major differences between juvenile and adult institutionalization.
PROBATION, PAROLE, AND PRERELEASE PROGRAMS
Bishop, Donna M. (2002). Juvenileoffenders in the adultcriminaljustice system. Crime and Justice: A review of research. Volume 27. Michael Tonry (ed.). Chicago: University of Chicago Press.
Klein, Eric K. (1998). Dennis the Menace or Billy the Kid: An analysis of the role of transfer to...
reasons for violent behavior in prisons.
4.6 Compare and contrast parole and probation and the conditions that accompany each.
4.7 Describe truth-in-sentencing laws and their goals.
Read the Week Four Read Me First.
Read Ch. 12 of CriminalJustice Today...
, under certain circumstances, juveniledefendants should be treated more like adults.
Part I of this Note describes the history of the juvenilejustice system, including the philosophy behind its formation and its similarities and differences with the adultcriminal system.20 Part I also examines the...
And here is a PDF document on the difference between ‘motive’ and ‘intent’:
What is the difference between substantive law and procedural law?
'Substantive law refers to all categories of public and private law, including the law...
be tried as adults. The death penalty generally not an option, at least not for defendants under the age of 16 since the U. S. Supreme Court has ruled capital punishment unconstitutional. In fact, it was only in 2005, in Roper vs. Simmons , that the Supreme Court finally ruled the juvenile death...
and adultjustice systems. Read Ch. 11, 13, & 14 of Juvenile Delinquency: The Core. Participate in class discussion. You must participate on four days to earn full participation points. Discussion Questions Respond to weekly discussion questions. 2 substantive messages on 4/7 days. You need at least...
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|Federal Prison Comparison |these individuals were sent. Be sure to compare and contrast the similarities and differences...
how to see the effectiveness of these polices.
Compare and Contrast of Policies
The use of plea bargaining is very controversial in the criminaljustice system because of the fear that innocent defendants would take a plea and then the judge would impose unduly sentences...
defendant committed the crime
-Defense may challenge the evidence through motions
Pretrial Release Factors
-Nature of the offense and the offender
-Impact on the community
Pretrial Release: Bail
-Based on judge’s view of:
investigation reports since at least the 1920s, according to the Center on Juvenile and CriminalJustice. The PSI's roots can be traced to Boston in the 1840s. The U.S. Probation Department conducts a presentence investigation and prepares a report for almost every federal criminal conviction. State...
of any criminaljustice system, that extend to every defendant Equal treatment before the law, including equality between guilty persons. Fairness and Morality For H.L.A. Hart, the concept of fairness plays a specific role within the general scheme of morality ; The distinctive features of justice...
sentence according to the rehabilitative needs of the criminaldefendant.
Probation can be traced to the English criminal law of the Middle Ages. Harsh punishments were imposed on adults and children alike for offenses that were not always of a serious nature. Sentences such as branding, flogging...
a distinct type of victim-offender relationship –
differs in gender and age categories
ZIMRING,MURHERJEE, VAN WINKLE: intersexual homicides reflects
different patterns over time than other homicides – racial
differences also identified
o The use of finer distinction to describe victim-offender...
may be imposed on an offender who was under 18 years at the time of the offence. Finally, there are also some differences in criminalprocedure and enforcement of punishments. Juvenile delinquents are given less severe penalties than adultoffenders. Also the duration of penalties are shorter and the...
in the Western world. Name the important U.S. Supreme Court decisions relating to juvenilejustice, and describe their impact on the handling of juveniles by the system. Explain the similarities and differences between the juvenile and adult systems of justice. Identify possible future directions in...
legal standards applicable to the professional practice of criminaljustice.
3.3 Evaluate the constitutional foundations and safeguards and how they apply to the criminal law and adult and juvenile proceedings.
3.4 Assess the relationship of crime, criminal law, and liability.