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Exam 1 Study Guide

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Exam 1 Study Guide CCJ 2002

Kamila Timaul

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Definitions, concepts and Ideas from Chapter 1- 4.
Law, Crime and the Criminal Justice System
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This 2 page Study Guide was uploaded by Kamila Timaul on Monday September 19, 2016. The Study Guide belongs to CCJ 2002 at Florida Atlantic University taught by in Fall 2016. Since its upload, it has received 6 views. For similar materials see Law, Crime and the Criminal Justice System in Criminology and Criminal Justice at Florida Atlantic University.

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Date Created: 09/19/16
EXAM 1 STUDY GUIDE LAAW, CRIME, AND THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM CHAPTER 1:  The Consensus Model  The Conflict Model  Integrated Definition of Crime  Six Categories of Criminal Behavior  Purpose of the Criminal Justice System  All Structures of the Criminal Justice System  Due Process Model CHAPTER 2:  Define Theory  Steps of the Scientific Method  Choice Theories of Crime  Classical Criminology  Cesare Beccaria: “Essays on Crime and Punishments”  Positivism  Rational Choice Theory  Genetics  The Brain and its association with Serotonin, Norepinephrine, and Dopamine  Freud’s Psychoanalytic Theory  Trait Theory  Sociological Theories  Social Process Theory – Learning Theory, Labeling Theory, Social Process Theory and  Public Policy, and Control Theory  Life Course Theories ­ Self­ Control Theory and Continuity Theory of Crime  Models of addiction ­ The Medical Model of Addiction and the Criminal Model of  Addiction  The Chronic Offender CHAPTER 3:  Civil Law  Criminal Law  Civil vs. Criminal  Distinction between Felonies and Crimes  Distinction between Mala In Se and Mala Prohibita  Uniform Crime Report (UCR)  The National Incident­Based Reporting System (NIBRS):  4 sets of DATA collected by NIBRS  Victim Surveys and Self­ Reporting Surveys  “Usual Suspects”  Crime, Race and Poverty  Women and Crime CHAPTER 4:  Constitutional Law  Statutory Law  Administrative Law  Case Law  Statutory Laws   STARE DECISIS   – TO STAND ON DECIDED CASES  Two Main Purposes of Criminal Law  Elements of A Crime  Corpus delicti (body of the crime)  Actus reus (the criminal act):  Mens Rea (mental state):  Concurrence  Causation  Attendant Circumstances   Harm  5 Excuse Defenses ­ Alibi, Infancy, Insanity, Intoxication, and Mistake of law/Fact  4 Justification Defenses – Duress, Self­Defense, Necessity, and Entrapment  Procedural Safe guards – Substantive Criminal law and Due Process; Procedural  Criminal Law and Due Process


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