Criminal Justice

Criminal Justice - Chapter 1 Five types of punishment...

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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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