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Studying for Criminal Justice 101 - Summary
Check out the flashcard sets in this chapter to increase your understanding of the fundamental principles and concepts of criminal justice. These flashcard sets allow you to assess your knowledge of major legal concepts, vocabulary words, dates, and laws. This chapter covers a wide range of information, and some of the available topics are as follows:
- Constitutional law in the U.S.
- Criminal justice agencies and law enforcement
- Correctional institutions
- The American juvenile justice system
- U.S. court system levels
- Police departments
- Criminology and types of crime
- Criminal trials, sentencing, and criminal law
- Victimization and victims in criminal justice
How They Work
Memorization is often the key to preparing for major exams, and these flashcards offer you a fun way to run memory drills on a large number of criminal justice topics.
- Open a flashcard set for the criminal justice topic you're studying.
- Identify the law, word, name or event on the flashcard.
- Click the button to flip the card and view the answer.
- Select whether you got it right or missed it to keep track of your progress.
- Click the Next arrow to proceed through the flashcard set.
- Review the cards you missed or shuffle all cards back in and go through them again.
Studying Crime & Criminology Flashcards
This flashcard set will help you review the study of criminology, including what criminology is and many of the theories that describe why people commit crimes.
Types of Crime Flashcards
The following flashcard set will help you review the different categories of crime as well as the types of crime that are punishable by the United States justice system.
Victims & Victimization in Criminal Justice Flashcards
Go over information about how victims are treated in the criminal justice system with these flashcards. You can also review the risk factors related to victimization.
The American Court System Flashcards
Focus on facts about the American court system by checking out this set of flashcards. You can review the individuals who work in courts and how jurisdiction functions.
Levels of the U.S. Court System Flashcards
This set of flashcards will help you review the organization of the court system and the types of cases that are heard in courts at the local, state, and federal levels.
American Constitutional Law Flashcards
You can use this flashcard set to study aspects of American Constitutional Law. This set includes descriptions of amendments in the Bill of Rights and examples of landmark Supreme Court cases that explain the need and ruling of each amendment.
Understanding Criminal Law in the U.S. Flashcards
You can access this set of flashcards for an easy way to review U.S. criminal law. You'll be able to go over private law, public law and civil law with these flashcards.
U.S. Criminal Trials Flashcards
Use this set of flashcards to help you review the purpose, elements, and important stages of a criminal trial and pretrial events in the United States justice system.
Sentencing in Criminal Justice Flashcards
An adult has been found guilty of committing a crime. What happens next? These flashcards will help you review the sentencing process in the U.S. criminal justice system.
American Criminal Justice Agencies Flashcards
You can study for criminal justice exams using these flashcards. This set includes important agencies, positions, and branches of federal law in the United States, including specific acts or laws and their influence and consequences.
American Law Enforcement Flashcards
Use this flashcard set to study the various law enforcement agencies in the United States. This set includes the details of each office, how they work together, and the possibility for variety among the agencies at different levels.
Police Departments & Crime Flashcards
Use these flashcards to review how the police and police departments work within the criminal justice system. Included are policing methods, ethical and legal issues, and organizational styles.
Corrections & Correctional Institutions Flashcards
These flashcards can help you study the different types and styles of correctional facilities and authorities. The set covers important differences in the styles of modern prisons as well as the history of penitentiary practices.
Juvenile Justice in the U.S. Flashcards
The following set of flashcards will review the characteristics of the juvenile justice system in the United States, including descriptions of major court cases influencing its operations and how it compares to the adult justice system.
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Other chapters within the Criminal Justice 101: Intro to Criminal Justice course
- Introduction to Crime & Criminology
- Theories of Crime
- Types of Crime
- Victims & Victimization in Criminal Justice
- The Criminal Justice Field
- The U.S. Court System
- Constitutional Law in the U.S.
- Criminal Law in the U.S.
- The Criminal Trial in the U.S. Justice System
- The Sentencing Process in Criminal Justice
- Criminal Justice Agencies in the U.S.
- Law Enforcement in the U.S.
- The Role of the Police Department
- Corrections & Correctional Institutions
- The Juvenile Justice System