This preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.View Full Document
Unformatted text preview: Review for final Crim100 General Trends • Crime rates recently have decreased • Crime population has increased • There are more serious offenders on parole • Mala ensea = wrong within itself (ex. Murder, rape) • Mala prohibita = wrong by society (ex. Prostitution, gambling) • Most concerned with street and visible and ordinary crime Criminal Justice Concepts • First 10 amendments are known as the bill of rights • Federalism is the division of power between central and state governments • Discretion is the use of judgment • Exchange relationships = systems of sharing information to achieve goals o Mutual transfer of resources o Ex. Prosecutor and defense attorneys • Net widening = increase control of criminal justice system and increase more people • Warrant = court order allowing search or arrest (physical taking of someone into custody) • Issue in civil court is liability • Burden of proof in civil trials is that the prosecution needs to prove preponderance of the...
View Full Document
- Spring '10
- Criminal Justice, criminal law, house arrest, crime Criminal Justice