Miscellaneous Consecutive sentence Two or more sentences imposed at the same

Miscellaneous consecutive sentence two or more

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Miscellaneous Consecutive sentence Two or more sentences imposed at the same time, after conviction for more than one offense and served in sequence w the other sentence 10, 5, 1 = 16 years Concurrent sentence Two or more sentences imposed at the same time, after conviction for more than one offense and served at the same time 10, 5, 1 = 10 years Supervised release Parole v. Probation: was incarcerated, might end outside of jail v. never incarcerated Probation Non-incarceratory sentence where the defendant must submit to the supervision of a probation officer and must also meet certain conditions set by the Court Can spend remaining sentence of probation in jail if you are incarcerated Parole A form of supervised release where the inmate has served a portion of his prison sentence During his/her release, he/she are supervised by a parole officer for a period of time Due Process and Indiv. Rights Due process- simply means procedural fairness A right guaranteed by the 5th, 6th, and 14th Amendments Bill of rights Class focus: 4th, 5th, 6th, 8th Amendments Courts and Rights Gideon v. Wainwright : made it a requirement that the State provide counsel for indigent defendants Previously, the Sixth Amendment was read as having guaranteed that defendants had the right to counsel, but not that the State must provide it. Judge-made Law Aka case law Cases decided by the US Supreme Court have far reaching consequences Decisions in effect become law due to Stare Decisis Does this infringe upon the domain of the legislative branch of gov’t Crime control v. due process Crime control model : An analytical tool that emphasizes the efficient arrest and conviction of criminal offenders
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Ends and not the means Due process model : An analytical tool that emphasizes individual rights at all stages of justice system processing Means and not the ends Prevailing model Social Control The use of sanctions and rewards within a group to influence and shape the behavior of individual members of that group through civil and criminal statutes Multiculturalism Existence within one society of diverse groups that maintain unique cultural identities while frequently accepting and participating in the larger society’s legal and political system Religious freedom BUT their practices disobey many laws Can make it difficult to create a system that works for everyone Chapter Two: The Crime Picture Crime TV shows Popular bc crime can happen to anyone Ppl are fascinated by death and violence Crime data and social policy Many “get tough” policies (three-strikes law- 1990s) were the result of the criminal justice system’s inability to reduce the incidence of repeat offending (recidivism) the tendency of a convicted criminal to reoffend Rearrest within 3 years Perception v. Reality Public perception of crime is not always realistic
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