statutory law You Answered the case judge Question 14 0 1 pts Which of the

Statutory law you answered the case judge question 14

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statutory law. You Answered the case judge. Question 14 0 / 1 pts Which of the following is considered a mitigating circumstance? Which of the following is considered a mitigating circumstance? Correct Answer A history of physical abuse as a child . A history of prior convictions. Blatant disregard for the safety of others.
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You Answered The use of a weapon in the commission of the crime. Question 15 1 / 1 pts Circumstances that allow for a lighter sentence to be handed down are Circumstances that allow for a lighter sentence to be handed down are compassionate circumstances. aggravating circumstances. extenuating circumstances. Correct! mitigating circumstances . Question 16 1 / 1 pts In almost all circumstances, the goal of victim impact statements is to __________________________ . In almost all circumstances, the goal of victim impact statements is to __________________________ . allow victims to gain closure. Correct! increase the harshness of the sentence . protect the constitutional rights of the victim. dissuade juries from capital punishment. Question 17 1 / 1 pts The concept of "just deserts" is most closely associated with the punishment theory of The concept of "just deserts" is most closely associated with the punishment theory of
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Correct! retribution. vigilantism. good time. revenge. Question 18 1 / 1 pts The most common method of carrying out the death sentence in the United States is _________________________ . The most common method of carrying out the death sentence in the United States is _________________________ . hanging. the gas chamber. Correct! lethal injection . electrocution. Question 19 1 / 1 pts Sentencing disparity occurs in one of three ways. Which of the following is <strong><span style="text-decoration: underline;">not</span></strong> one of those ways? Sentencing disparity occurs in one of three ways. Which of the following is not one of those ways? Criminals receive similar sentences for different crimes of unequal seriousness. Correct!
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None of these choices Criminals receive different sentences for similar crimes. Mitigating or aggravating circumstances have a disproportionate effect on sentences.
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