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Criminal Justice for Teachers: Professional Development Final Exam

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Question 1 1. After Serena received a diagnosis of mental illness, others negatively labeled her, which changed her self-concept and social identity. This is an example of a _____.

Question 2 2. When an offender receives an indeterminate sentence, the actual length of the sentence is often determined by who?

Question 3 3. Which of the following would be most likely to be considered an excessive use of force by a police officer?

Question 4 4. Why might the qualified immunity defense be invoked?

Question 5 5. George attends a town hall meeting to ask his local politician what steps can be taken to address the rising crime in the area. George explains that he believes deeply that nobody is born a criminal; he thinks instead that circumstances in the community helped lead to this rise in crime. Which of the following theories is George most likely to agree with?

Question 6 6. The juvenile court system dates back _____.

Question 7 7. When a juvenile is put on trial, what events occur in court?

Question 8 8. Which of the following is NOT a type of criminal law violation?

Question 9 9. What is the first step of an appeal?

Question 10 10. An arrest occurs when the suspect being detained reasonably believes that he or she _____.

Question 11 11. Which of the following is NOT a reason why some experts are critical of the National Crime Victimization Survey?

Question 12 12. A person is arrested for a crime and held in jail. The person is not told what the charges are for a period of 79 hours. What legal right has been violated?

Question 13 13. Physical punishment is also known as _____ .

Question 14 14. Which of the following is NOT a crime of survival?

Question 15 15. Which of the following statements about victimless crimes is TRUE?

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