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DSST Criminal Justice: Study Guide & Test Prep Final Exam

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Question 1 1. The Chicago School of Criminology formulated the _____, which postulates that crime is the result of unfortunate conditions within a community.

Question 2 2. A solid moral compass and good impulse control are examples of _____, which keep citizens from disobeying the law.

Question 3 3. The societal concern about what is right, wrong, fair or unfair, which often influences Criminal Justice, is known as _____.

Question 4 4. In each state, a juvenile never has to say anything in court: He or she is not required to answer any questions posed by the prosecutor, to testify, or to present any witnesses. We call this the juvenile's _____ in criminal justice.

Question 5 5. Of the 27 amendments to the Constitution of the United States, only the first 10 make up the Bill of Rights. Which of the following is NOT one of the Bill of Rights amendments?

Question 6 6. Death penalty history changed drastically in 1972, during the Supreme Court case of Furman v. Georgia, when 40 death penalty statutes were struck down. The decision was based on an interpretation of the _____ Amendment, which prohibits cruel and unusual punishments.

Question 7 7. A violent crime committed against a person in the same family or household is categorized as _____.

Question 8 8. _____ is considered a cyber crime in which a criminal utilizes the Internet or electronics to follow, harass, scare, and gather information unlawfully about an individual, organization, or any specific group.

Question 9 9. Which of the following is NOT an act of Domestic Terrorism committed under United States law?

Question 10 10. The FBI was created under the presidency of _____ in 1908.

Question 11 11. America's oldest federal law enforcement agency, the _____, has served the country for over 225 years. It functions effectively as the civil authority for all three branches of American government.

Question 12 12. Which of the following is NOT one of the contributions to criminology by its sub-discipline victimology?

Question 13 13. Which of the following facts does NOT describe prisons during the 16th and 17th centuries?

Question 14 14. The socialization process through which new inmates learn a prison's subculture is referred to as _____.

Question 15 15. A contributing factor to the current problem of prison overcrowding is _____.

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