Flashcards - Crime & Criminal Justice in the U.S.

Flashcards - Crime & Criminal Justice in the U.S.
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convicted
In law, a conviction is the verdict that results when a court of law finds a defendant guilty of a crime
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acquitted
In the common law tradition, an acquittal formally certifies that the accused is free from the charge of an offense, as far as the criminal law is concerned
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felonies
The term felony, in some common law countries, means a serious crime
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stigma
Social stigma refers to extreme disapproval of a person or group on socially characteristic grounds that are perceived, and serve to distinguish them, from other members of a society
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Criminology
Criminology is the scientific study of the nature, extent, management, causes, control, consequences, and prevention of criminal behavior, both on the individual and social levels
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crime
CRIME is a security exploit against secret web cookies over connections using the HTTPS and SPDY protocols that also use data compression
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crime
CRIME is a security exploit against secret web cookies over connections using the HTTPS and SPDY protocols that also use data compression
Criminology
Criminology is the scientific study of the nature, extent, management, causes, control, consequences, and prevention of criminal behavior, both on the individual and social levels
stigma
Social stigma refers to extreme disapproval of a person or group on socially characteristic grounds that are perceived, and serve to distinguish them, from other members of a society
felonies
The term felony, in some common law countries, means a serious crime
acquitted
In the common law tradition, an acquittal formally certifies that the accused is free from the charge of an offense, as far as the criminal law is concerned
convicted
In law, a conviction is the verdict that results when a court of law finds a defendant guilty of a crime
plaintiff
A plaintiff is the party who initiates a lawsuit before a court
labeling theory
Labeling theory is the theory of how the self-identity and behavior of individuals may be determined or influenced by the terms used to describe or classify them
secondary deviance
Secondary deviance is a stage in a theory of deviant identity formation
victimization
Victimization is the process of being victimized or becoming a victim
causation
Causation is the "causal relationship between conduct and result"
Primary deviance
Primary Deviance is the first stage in a theory of deviant identity formation

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