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 official’s or an official agency’s own considered judgment and conscience....
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- Spring '08
- criminal law, United States Department of Justice, pretrial services Adjudication