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Ch 16: Studying for Criminal Justice 101

About This Chapter

The flashcard sets in this collection offer you an interactive tool for committing information about the criminal justice system to memory. Our flashcards provide an easy way to get ready for exams as they help you review definitions, terminology, landmark cases, and more.

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.

14 Lessons in Chapter 16: Studying for Criminal Justice 101
Studying Crime & Criminology Flashcards

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

Chapter Practice Exam
Test your knowledge of this chapter with a 30 question practice chapter exam.
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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