Ans T Learning Objective 5 5 Identify the purpose of presentence reports and

Ans t learning objective 5 5 identify the purpose of

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Ans: TLearning Objective: 5-5: Identify the purpose of presentence reports and sentencing guidelines, as well as the contentious issues surrounding them.Cognitive Domain: Knowledge12
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Instructor ResourceStohr,Corrections: From Research, to Policy, to Practice, 1st EditionSAGE Publishing, 2018Answer Location: Sentencing GuidelinesDifficulty Level: Easy15. Truth-in-sentencing laws have led to longer sentences.Ans: TLearning Objective: 5-2: Describe the different types of sentencing and their rationales.Cognitive Domain: Comprehension Answer Location: Indeterminate SentenceDifficulty Level: Easy16. An indeterminate sentence is a range of years. Ans: TLearning Objective: 5-2: Describe the different types of sentencing and their rationales.Cognitive Domain: Comprehension Answer Location: Indeterminate SentenceDifficulty Level: Easy17. In a determinate sentence, offenders are given a fixed number of years.Ans: TLearning Objective: 5-2: Describe the different types of sentencing and their rationales.Cognitive Domain: Comprehension Answer Location: Indeterminate SentenceDifficulty Level: Easy18. Indeterminate sentences are also known as fixed sentences.Ans: FLearning Objective: 5-2: Describe the different types of sentencing and their rationales.Cognitive Domain: ComprehensionAnswer Location: Indeterminate SentenceDifficulty Level: Easy19. Sentencing guidelines are now mandatory in the federal system.Ans: FLearning Objective: 5-5: Identify the purpose of presentence reports and sentencing guidelines, as well as the contentious issues surrounding them.Cognitive Domain: Comprehension Answer Location: Sentencing GuidelinesDifficulty Level: Easy20. Plea bargains are agreements between defendants and prosecutors in which defendants agree to plead guilty in exchange for certain concessions.13
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Instructor ResourceStohr,Corrections: From Research, to Policy, to Practice, 1st EditionSAGE Publishing, 2018Ans: TLearning Objective: 5-3: Assess the benefits and criticisms of plea bargains.Cognitive Domain: Comprehension Answer Location: Plea BargainingDifficulty Level: EasyShort Answer 1. What is a victim impact statement? Ans: A victim impact statement allows persons directly affected by the crime (or victims’ survivors in the case of murder) to inform the court of the personal and emotional harm they have suffered as a result of the defendant’s actions and, in some states, to make a sentencing recommendation.Learning Objective: 5-4: Discuss the role of victim impact statements and the issues surrounding sentencing disparity.Cognitive Domain: Comprehension Answer Location: Victim Impact StatementsDifficulty Level: Easy2. What is indeterminate sentencing?
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