CJ EXAM - Emilee Beckman CJ 101 Justice and Society Final...

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Emilee Beckman CJ 101 - Justice and Society Final Exam Review the following questions. Your answers must briefly and concisely respond to all elements of each question. Question 1 is worth 60 points and question 2 is worth 40 points for a total of 100 possible points. The completed questions must be turned in at the beginning of your scheduled final exam period. Your responses should be typed, double spaced, and appropriately referenced using APA format. I will not be accepting exams via email. Let me take this opportunity to wish each of you continued success at Grand Valley State University. Question #1 - Within the context of our criminal justice system, briefly describe what these terms/cases mean and discuss their use/significance within our CJ system. A. Community Corrections - Community corrections is an integral component of the Bureau's correctional programs. Community corrections staff develop and administer contracts for community-based correctional programs and serve as the BOP's local liaison with the federal courts, the U.S. Marshals Service, state and local corrections, and a variety of community groups. Through the community corrections program, the BOP has developed agreements with state and local governments and contracts with privately operated facilities for the confinement of federally adjudicated juveniles
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and for the detention or secure confinement of some Federal inmates.The BOP contracts with residential reentry centers (RRCs), also known as halfway houses, to provide assistance to inmates who are nearing release. RRCs provide a safe, structured, supervised environment, as well as employment counseling, job placement, financial management assistance, and other programs and services. RRCs help inmates gradually rebuild their ties to the community and facilitate supervising ex-offenders' activities during this readjustment phase. An important component of the RRC program is transitional drug abuse treatment (TDAT) for inmates who have completed residential drug abuse program (RDAP) while confined in a BOP institution. B. Probation - Probation is the most common form of punishment in the United States. Although it is administered differently in various jurisdictions, probation can generally be defined as a criminal sanction where the convicted person is allowed to remain in the community rather than be imprisoned as long as they follow certain conditions set by the court. Since 1913, probation has been the primary form of supervision for anyone convicted of a felony in Michigan. Probation may be imposed for misdemeanors and felonies except murder, treason, armed robbery, criminal sexual conduct in the first or third degree, certain controlled-substance offenses, or felonies in which a firearm was used. In recent years, on average, more than 50,000 adult felony probationers in Michigan have been under the supervision of Michigan Department of Corrections. While it is the responsibility of the MDOC to supervise adult felony probations in
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This note was uploaded on 05/31/2011 for the course CJ 101 taught by Professor Fisk during the Winter '08 term at Grand Valley State.

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CJ EXAM - Emilee Beckman CJ 101 Justice and Society Final...

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