C7 Reading Notes. week 8 #1

C7 Reading Notes. week 8 #1 - - this is where the accused...

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C7 Reading Notes Week 8 United States department of justice www.ojp.usdoj.gov/bjs/flowchart.htm • Summary of flow chart - Entry into the system Prosecution and pretrial services Adjudication Sentencing and sanctions Corrections • Sequence of events in criminal justice system 1. private sector (indiv, community, etc.) initiates response to crime 2. agencies and services response 3. case goes through cj system - indiv. trialed as crime done against whole society. 4. crime is reported. Suspect arrested to go to trial. 5. prosecution and pretrial services - prosecutor decide if formal charges will be applied. - accused goes to trial in front of judge with attorney. - pretrial decided based on drug use, residence, employment and family ties. 6. Adjudication
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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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