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Unformatted text preview: Chapter 1 Five types of punishment – fines, probation, intermediate punishments, imprisonment, and death. Appeal convictions if found guilty Parole- let out early before ur full sentence Plea bargaining Control of criminal behavior is by far the most important function of criminal justice Primary focus for the crime control model is efficiency of the criminal justice process Due process – reject the informal fact-finding process as definitive of factual guilt Pretrial stages – defendant, initial appearance, summary trial probable cause, a bail Preliminary hearing Grand jury Fact finding processes in which cases against suspects are heard publicly by impartial trial courts Guilt of suspects is not determined until the suspects have a had a full opportunity to discredit the charges against them Based on the doctrine of legal guilt and the presumption of innocence Must be found both factually and legally guilty Defends the ideal of personal freedom and its protection The model rest on the assumption that preventing tyranny by the government and its agents is the most...
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This note was uploaded on 03/21/2010 for the course BUSA 1234 taught by Professor All during the Fall '09 term at UT Arlington.
- Fall '09