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Criminal Justice Overview

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21 Chapters in Criminal Justice Overview

21 chapters in Criminal Justice Overview

Week {{::cp.getGoalWeekForTopic(0, 21)}}
Ch 1. Law Enforcement & Police Activity {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[375781].percentComplete}}% complete
Course Progress Best Score
Lesson 1 - What is an FBI Background Check? Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[375783].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[375783].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Coercion: Legal Definition & Example Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[375825].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[375825].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Police Coercion: Definition & Tactics Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[375827].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[375827].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - The Boston Police Strike of 1919 Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[383585].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[383585].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - What is a Constable? - Definition, Powers & Duties Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[383587].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[383587].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Police Perjury: Definition & Cases Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[383589].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[383589].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Crime and Trauma Scene Decontamination Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[428623].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[428623].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Week {{::cp.getGoalWeekForTopic(1, 21)}}
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Lesson 1 - Restraining Orders: Types, Terms & Violations Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[375799].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[375799].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Restraining Order: Cost & Effectiveness Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[375801].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[375801].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Restraining Order vs. Protective Order Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[375803].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[375803].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Demurrer: Legal Definition & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[375805].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[375805].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Demurrer vs. Motion to Dismiss: Definition & Example Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[375809].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[375809].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Demurrer vs. Motion for Summary Judgment Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[375811].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[375811].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Motion to Dismiss: Definition, Reasons & Example Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[375813].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[375813].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Summary Judgement: Definition & Process Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[375817].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[375817].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - Character Witness: Definition, Questions & Testimony Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[375829].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[375829].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 10 - What is a Mental Competency Hearing? Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[375835].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[375835].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 11 - Certificate of Live Birth vs. Birth Certificate Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[375841].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[375841].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 12 - Emergency Custody: Reasons & Motions Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[375845].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[375845].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 13 - Surrogate Judge: Definition & Duties Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[375861].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[375861].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 14 - What is Bond Forfeiture? - Definition, Warrant & Hearing Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[383509].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[383509].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 15 - What is a Fugitive Warrant? - Definition & Extradition Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[383511].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[383511].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 16 - Fair & Impartial Jury: Definition & Rights Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[383513].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[383513].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 17 - Spoliation of Evidence: Definition & Cases Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[383517].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[383517].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 18 - Treble Damages: Definition & Law Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[383519].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[383519].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 19 - What is an Interpleader? - Definition & Statute Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[383521].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[383521].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 20 - Crossclaim vs. Counterclaim: Definitions & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[383523].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[383523].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 21 - Indispensable Party: Definition & Procedure Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[383525].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[383525].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 22 - Impleader: Definition & Petition Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[383527].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[383527].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 23 - Grandfather Clause in U.S. Law: Definition & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[405347].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[405347].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 24 - What is the Fruit of the Poisonous Tree Doctrine? Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[405349].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[405349].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Week {{::cp.getGoalWeekForTopic(2, 21)}}
Course Progress Best Score
Lesson 1 - Mental Competency in Law: Definition & Evaluation Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[375833].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[375833].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Reasonable Suspicion: Legal Definition, Criteria & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[375843].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[375843].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Prejudicial Error: Definition, Rules & Abuse Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[375847].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[375847].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Reversible Error: Legal Definition & Standard of Review Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[375849].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[375849].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Reversible Error: Types & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[375851].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[375851].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - What is Biosocial Criminology? Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[383479].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[383479].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Anthropological Criminology: Definition & Characteristics Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[383481].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[383481].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Enrico Ferri: Biography, Books & Theory Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[383483].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[383483].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - Raffaele Garofalo: Biography & Contribution to Criminology Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[383485].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[383485].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 10 - Scientific Racism: Definition & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[383487].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[383487].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 11 - Environmental Criminology: Definition, Theory & Crime Analysis Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[383489].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[383489].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 12 - The Feminist School of Criminology: Definition & History Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[383491].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[383491].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 13 - What is Left Realism in Criminology? Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[383493].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[383493].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 14 - Marxist Criminology: Definition, Theory & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[383495].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[383495].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 15 - Postmodern Criminology: Definition, Theory & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[383497].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[383497].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 16 - What is Right Realism in Criminology? Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[383499].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[383499].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Week {{::cp.getGoalWeekForTopic(4, 21)}}
Course Progress Best Score
Lesson 1 - Sodomy: Legal Definition & Laws Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[375869].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[375869].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Collusion: Definition, Types & Laws Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[375873].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[375873].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - What is Gross Negligence? - Definition & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[383685].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[383685].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - What is Obstruction of Justice? - Definition, Punishment & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[383687].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[383687].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Jury Tampering: Definition, Laws & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[383689].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[383689].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Witness Tampering: Definition, Laws & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[383691].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[383691].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Arson: Definition, Motivation & Types Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[319575].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[319575].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Week {{::cp.getGoalWeekForTopic(5, 21)}}
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Lesson 1 - The U.S. Department of Justice Civil Division Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[383451].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[383451].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - The U.S. Department of Justice Civil Rights Division Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[383453].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[383453].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Department of Justice Environment & Natural Resources Division Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[383455].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[383455].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - The Justice Management Division of the DOJ Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[383457].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[383457].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - The Federal Bureau of Prisons: History & Statistics Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[383459].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[383459].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - What is the National Institute of Corrections? Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[383461].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[383461].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - What Does the Office of the Inspector General Do? Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[383463].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[383463].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - The Department of Justice Office of Justice Programs Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[383469].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[383469].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - The DOJ Office on Violence Against Women Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[383471].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[383471].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 10 - What is a Deputy Attorney General? Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[405353].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[405353].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 11 - U.S. Solicitor General: Definition & Role Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[405355].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[405355].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 12 - Robert Bork: Biography, Watergate & Quotes Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[405359].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[405359].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Week {{::cp.getGoalWeekForTopic(6, 21)}}
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Lesson 1 - What is Clemency? - Definition & Provisions Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[383531].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[383531].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - What is a Clemency Hearing? Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[383533].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[383533].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - The Difference Between Clemency & Pardon Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[383535].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[383535].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Truth in Sentencing: Definition, Laws & Debate Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[383537].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[383537].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - U.S. Federal Sentencing Guidelines: Definition & History Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[383539].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[383539].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Therapeutic Jurisprudence: Definition & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[383541].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[383541].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - What is a Diversion Program in the Criminal Justice System? Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[383543].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[383543].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - What is Assertive Community Treatment? Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[383545].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[383545].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Week {{::cp.getGoalWeekForTopic(7, 21)}}
Course Progress Best Score
Lesson 1 - Police Brutality & Racism: Cases & Statistics Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[383561].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[383561].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Police Brutality in 1960's America Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[383563].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[383563].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Police Brutality Laws in the United States Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[383565].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[383565].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Rodney King: Trial & Riots Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[383567].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[383567].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - The Tompkins Square Park Riot of 1988 Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[383569].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[383569].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - The Great Railroad Strike of 1877 Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[383571].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[383571].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - The Ludlow Massacre of 1914 Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[383573].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[383573].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - The Columbine Mine Massacre of 1927 Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[383575].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[383575].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - Pitchess Motion: Definition & Example Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[383577].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[383577].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Week {{::cp.getGoalWeekForTopic(8, 21)}}
Course Progress Best Score
Lesson 1 - What is Alimony? - Definition & Laws Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[383593].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[383593].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Alimony & Social Security Benefits Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[383595].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[383595].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - What is Rehabilitative Alimony? Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[383597].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[383597].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Types of Alimony: Temporary, Permanent & Reimbursement Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[383599].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[383599].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - What is the Difference Between Alimony & Child Support? Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[383601].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[383601].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - What is Coverture? - Definition & Laws Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[383603].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[383603].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - What is a Prenuptial Agreement? - Definition & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[383605].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[383605].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - What is the Uniform Premarital Agreement Act? Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[383607].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[383607].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - Convention on the Rights of the Child: Definition & History Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[383611].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[383611].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 10 - The Uniform Reciprocal Enforcement of Support Act Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[383613].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[383613].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 11 - The Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction & Enforcement Act Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[383617].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[383617].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 12 - What is the Fathers' Rights Movement? Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[383619].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[383619].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 13 - Paternity Fraud: Laws, Cases & Statistics Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[383621].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[383621].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 14 - What is Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF)? Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[383623].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[383623].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 15 - The Personal Responsibility & Work Opportunity Act (1996) Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[383625].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[383625].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 16 - What is a Palimony Agreement? Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[383627].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[383627].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 17 - What is Bigamy? - Definition, Laws & Cases Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[383629].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[383629].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 18 - Termination of Parental Rights: Voluntary & Involuntary Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[383631].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[383631].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 19 - What is the Mann Act of 1910? Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[405345].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[405345].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 20 - Federal Employers Liability Act (FELA): 1906 & 1908 Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[405351].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[405351].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Week {{::cp.getGoalWeekForTopic(9, 21)}}
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Lesson 1 - Private Prisons in the U.S.: History & Industry Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[383645].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[383645].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Private Prisons: Pros & Cons Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[383647].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[383647].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Private vs. Public Prisons: Differences & Statistics Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[383651].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[383651].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - The Kids for Cash Scandal in Luzerne County, Pennsylvania Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[383653].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[383653].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Prison-Industrial Complex: Definition, Facts & Statistics Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[383655].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[383655].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Prison Abolition Movement: History & Organizations Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[383657].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[383657].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - The Auburn Prison System: History & Reform Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[383659].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[383659].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Auburn vs. Pennsylvania Prison Systems Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[383661].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[383661].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - The Pennsylvania Prison System: History & Reform Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[383663].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[383663].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 10 - Zebulon Brockway: History, Facts & Quotes Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[383665].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[383665].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 11 - What is a Panopticon? - Definition & Concept Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[383667].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[383667].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 12 - What is a Supermax Prison? - Definition, Pros & Cons Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[383669].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[383669].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Week {{::cp.getGoalWeekForTopic(12, 21)}}
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Lesson 1 - The Relationship Between Crime & Punishment Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[21834].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[21834].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Deterrence Theory of Punishment: Definition & Effect on Law Obedience Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[7084].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[7084].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Probation & Parole: Overview, History & Purposes Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[28184].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[28184].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Intermediate Sanctions: Definition, Purpose & Advantages Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[25021].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[25021].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Solitary Confinement: Definition & Effects Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[56840].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[56840].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Corporal Punishment: History & Effects Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53833].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53833].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - What Is Capital Punishment? - Definition, History, Pros & Cons Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[19528].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[19528].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - History of Corrections & its Impact on Modern Concepts Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[28183].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[28183].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - Prisoners: Characteristics of U.S. Inmate Populations Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[28281].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[28281].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Week {{::cp.getGoalWeekForTopic(14, 21)}}
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Lesson 1 - Mens Rea vs. Actus Reus: Difference & Comparison Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[421409].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[421409].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Actus Reus: Cases & Elements Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[421411].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[421411].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 4 - Fairness Doctrine: Definition, Pros & Cons Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[421415].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[421415].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - What is Affray? - Legal Definition & Laws Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[421461].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[421461].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Arraignment: Purpose & Laws Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[421463].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[421463].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Attendant Circumstances: Definition, Concept & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[421489].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[421489].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 5 - What is Probable Cause for a Search Warrant? Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[421475].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[421475].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 9 - Arrest Warrant vs. Bench Warrant Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[421483].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[421483].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 10 - What is a Warrant of Execution Against Property? Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[421485].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[421485].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 11 - What is a Writ of Execution? - Definition & Example Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[421487].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[421487].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - History & Trends of Crime in the United States Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[21831].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[21831].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Violence in America: Societal & Personal Factors Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18677].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18677].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Crime Measurement Programs: History & Nature Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[21832].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[21832].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 6 - Victimology: Definition, Theory & History Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[19054].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[19054].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Violence and the Media: How the Media Impacts Violence Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[7740].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[7740].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - Treatment of Victims by the Criminal Justice Systems Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[320277].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[320277].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Crime Victims' Compensation: Process & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[320279].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[320279].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Victim Impact Statement: Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[56742].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[56742].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 6 - Stockholm Syndrome: Definition, Cases & Treatment Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[56872].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[56872].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Crime's Effect on Community Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53421].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53421].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional

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