ANSWER In our federal system there are 52 criminal codesone for each state the

Answer in our federal system there are 52 criminal

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ANSWER: In our federal system, there are 52 criminal codes—one for each state, the District of Columbithe state criminal codes and involve crimes against persons, property, public order, and moralpunishments to be applied to the people who commit crimes within their respective jurisdictiof crimes and the punishments from state to state. This diversity, however, should not obscurREFERENCES: Criminal Law in the U.S. Federal System
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LEARNING OBJECTIVES: CRLW.SAMA.17.01.01 – To know the dual nature of the social reality of U.S. criminal law and uimaginations.KEYWORDS: Bloom’s: Understand 101. What is informal discretionary decision making? In what ways does informal discretionary decision making affect the criminal justice process? 102. What behavior deserves criminal punishment? Explain the purposes of criminal punishment (deterrence, incapacitation, rehabilitation). 103. Identify the different sources of criminal law. Explain the different processes each source uses to establish criminal law.
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104. Discuss the different ways that crimes can be classified. What are the different legal and social consequences of these labels? ANSWER: Crimes can be classified in various ways. One scheme divides crime into two categories:require some level of criminal intent. Mala prohibitaoffenses are crimes only because a specithat’s most widely used, classifies crimes according to the kind and quantity of punishment. F
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