CRJU 101- Sept 3
CRJU 101- Sept 3 CRJU 101 003
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Date Created: 09/08/15
Sociological Theory social groups and social institutions create the conditions for criminal behavior aka social determinism What about society would cause crime 0 disorganization o poverty 0 failure of schools 0 inadequate housing causes us to throw more money at society to try to fix it basis of a lot of crime prevention programs Steps in a criminal case FOCUS FOR TEST 1 There has to be a law 1 can be an immoral act but not a crime 2 must be on the books 3 at the time the act happens 2 Act that violates the law is known as a crime 1 Mala se crimes that are bad within themselves murder rape 2 malum prohibitum crimes not because it evil but violates a statue 3 Some type of investigation 1 video fingerprints 2 must figure out that you are a suspect 4 Decision to arrest 1 don t have to arrest you 2 put them in diversion systems like juvenile detention 3 limits on the power to arrest 1 probable cause to arrest not mere suspicion 1 facts that a crime was committed 2 facts that you re involved 2 Law Enforcement needs to document the circumstances of the arrest need to be articulate take all evidence awfuy 1 Terry vs Ohio 1 man walking suspicious 2 cop walks to see what going on and pats them down 3 finds a weapon P90 4 takes them for unlawful possession of a weapon 5 attorney argues that he was unlawfully searoh reasonable suspicion not probable cause USSC said they can pat down if its to keep reasonable suspioion facts that lead a reasonable person to believe that crime is afoot 5 have to tell you that you are getting arrested 1 can hold you in jail up to 48 hours without a formal Charge 90 2
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