B & H Notes: Ch 1 & 2-Institution of social control: an organization that persuades people, though subtle and not-so-subtle means, to abide by the dominant values of society.-Jurisdiction: a politically defined geographical area.-Misdemeanor: a less serious crime generally punishable by a fine or by incarceration in jail for not more than 1 year.-Felony: a serious offense punishable by confinement in prison for more than 1 year or by death.-Arrest: the seizing and detaining of a person by lawful authority.-Booking: the administrative recording of an arrest. Typically, the suspect’s name, the charge, and perhaps the suspect’s fingerprints or photograph are entered in the police blotter.-Initial appearance: a pretrial stage in which a defendant is brought before a lower court to be given notice of the charge(s) and advised of her or his constitutional rights. -Summary trial: an immediate trial without a jury.-
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