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Unformatted text preview: - this is where the accused delivers plea. - no contendere accepting penalty w/o admitting guilt 7. Sentencing and Sanctions 8. Corrections- less than 1 yr sentence = jail- more than 1 yr = prison- parole = release before serving full sentence 9. Recidivism- most released inmates gets arrested again. Juvenile justice system differ from adult cj system- case can be decided to go further or divert to alternative programs. - gets many due-process safeguards and more discretion crime responses are mostly state and local functions. discretion is an authority conferred by law to act in certain conditions or situations in accordance with an officials or an official agencys own considered judgment and conscience....
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- Spring '08