Criminal Justice Study Guide
1. What are the goals of the criminal justice system?
2. What is the difference between mala in se crime and malum prohibitum crime? 3. How does the criminal justice system change and evolve? How have they gotten the means to expand?
4. What are the differences between criminal substantive law and procedural criminal law? 5. What is case law?
6. When does the government have the right to suspend individual freedom? 7. List and explain the two theories on how to deal with crime.
8. What is criminal differential association theory?
9. Name the criminology theory that believes criminal behavior is done by choice based on relieving pain or feeling pleasure.
10. Explain the difference between the biological criminology theory and the psychological criminology theory.
11. What are some sociological explanations for crime?
12. What 2 things must an officer have before arresting someone?
13. At what point during your arrest can you case be dropped?
14. What important ideal did the Terry vs. Ohio case bring about?
15. Why might a prosecutor/officer drop charges?
16. What is an indictment?
a. Women are always more likely to be victimized than men.
b. Elderly people are the least likely to be victimized.
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d. Young people aged 2024 are most likely to be criminals, so people older than that are more likely to be victims.
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e. Murder victims are counted on the National Crime Victimization Survey. 18. Explain the victim precipitation theory and give an example.
19. What lifestyle aspects could enhance someone’s chances of becoming a victim? 20. What are the 3 primary victimization impacts?
21. What are secondary victimization impacts?
22. What are Rape Shield Laws and why were they put into place?
23. How can media affect victims?
24. How can the Victim’s Rights Movement help victims?