Community Justice: Definition & Services


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Which of the following is a primary goal of community justice programs?

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1. Amy is convicted of taking a check from the person she babysits for and writing it out to herself for $300. The judge suggests that Amy meet with the victim in a supervised environment so that she can understand the impact of her actions. What type of community justice program involves bringing the perpetrator and victim together in a controlled environment?

2. For which of the following crimes may community justice alternatives NOT be a good decision?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

These questions will test how much you know about topics related to community justice, like the main purpose of a community justice program and the term for a type of program where a victim meets with the convicted perpetrator in a regulated environment.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You'll be quizzed on these key points:

  • Type of crime that isn't suitable for a community justice program
  • Traditional justice and the reason it's used
  • Restitution for a victim

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on community justice, like the different types of community justice programs
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the purposes of community justice and traditional justice
  • Defining key concepts - make sure that you can correctly define the word 'restitution'

Additional Learning

Find out more with the lesson titled Community Justice: Definition & Services. You'll be going over these topics:

  • Scenarios when community justice is the most effective
  • Causes of criminal behavior that are considered by community justice programs
  • Community justice initiatives
  • Examples of services in a re-entry program