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GSU - CRJU 3700 - Study Guide

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GSU - CRJU 3700 - Study Guide

School: Georgia State University
Department: Criminal Justice
Course: American Criminal Court
Professor: Johnson
Term: Winter 2016
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Name: courts exam one study guide
Description: chapters 1-9
Uploaded: 02/16/2016
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background image Chapter One ­ Fragmented and interdependent criminal justice system ­ Organization of U.S. court system – dual 
­ Major types of courts
­ Actors in courthouse
­ Steps in felony prosecution
­ Law on books 
­ Law in action
­ Crime control model
­ Due process model
Chapter Two ­ Elements defining law ­ Common law
­ Judge­made law
­ Based on precedent
­ Sources of American law
­ Adversary system
­ Levels of proof
­ Civil disputes
­ Civil remedies
­ Five elements of a crime
­ Criminal defenses
Chapter Three ­ Jurisdiction ­ Federal court history
­ Responsibility of judges
­ Diversity jurisdiction
­ Impact of federal courts on criminal justice administration
­ Specialized federal courts Chapter Four ­ Layers of state courts
­ Problem solving courts
­ Court unification
­ Consequences of court organization
Chapter Five ­ Courthouse and people who work there

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School: Georgia State University
Department: Criminal Justice
Course: American Criminal Court
Professor: Johnson
Term: Winter 2016
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Name: courts exam one study guide
Description: chapters 1-9
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