Final Exam Review

Final Exam Review - Chapter 10 Recall our discussions on...

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Chapter 10 Recall our discussions on incapacitation—what does it mean? o Depriving an offender of the ability to commit crimes against society, usually by detaining the offender in prison Be able to discern the differences between mandatory sentences, determinate sentences, indeterminate sentences, presumptive sentences, discretionary release, and mandatory release. o Determinate A sentence that fixes the term of imprisonment at a specific period o Indeterminate A period that specifies a minimum and a maximum time to be served in prison o Presumptive A sentence for which the legislature or a commission sets a minimum and maximum range of months or years. Judges are to fix the length within that range. o Discretionary release The release of an inmate from prison to conditional supervision at the discretion of the parole board o Mandatory release The required release of an inmate from incarceration to community supervision upon the expiration of a certain period Who is it that prepares the pre-sentence report (PSI) for the judge? o Probation officer Chapter 11 What does your text say about the Pennsylvania System, Auburn System, Penitentiary System, Silent Congregate Systems of prison? o Pennsylvania system (Separate) Prisoners isolated from society to consider their crimes, repent, and reform o Auburn system (Congregate) Inmate held in isolation during the night but worked and ate with other prisoners during the day under rule of silence Know which parts (or branches) of government operate the courts, prisons and
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