Criminal Justice

Topics: Crime, Criminal justice, Prison Pages: 3 (636 words) Published: September 13, 2010
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.  
Answer:_____Allocution_______________
 
12)      The David Berkowitz case resulted in notoriety-for-profit laws or Son of ________ laws.  
Answer:_Sam’s___________________
 
13)      The statistics of the Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) Program are collected by the ________.   
Answer:___Police Departments_________________
 
14)      _ males aged 12 to 24 experience violent crime at a rate significantly higher than the...
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