Midterm Review LEN 203 - Midterm Review LEN 203 Index crime...

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Midterm Review LEN 203 Index crime – the 8 most serious crimes in the UCR (murder, rape, assault, robbery, burglary, arson, larceny, GTA) Most visible agency in CJ system - Police Core element of CJ system – police, courts, correctional agencies Amendments Right to counsel Most common correctional treatment – probation Bill of rights – the 1 st ten amendments Ex post facto laws – a law applied retroactively to punish acts that were not crimes before it’s passage, or that raises the grade of an offense, or that renders an act punishable in a more severe manner than it was when committed. Rehabilitation – treatment of criminal offenders aimed at preventing future criminal behavior Consensus view of crime – the belief that the majority of citizens in a society share common values and agree on what behaviors should be defined as criminal. Conflict view – the belief that criminal behavior is defined by those in a position of power to protect and advace their own self-intrest. Code of Hammurabi – 1
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