Crime Data and Social Policy
A statistical picture of crime can be a powerful tool for creating social policy.
Analyze and evaluate programs and crime control techniques, punishments, rehabilitation, and
Uniform Crime Reporting
Chapter 5 Policing: History and Structure
History of Policing: The British Model
-Mutual pledge system
-Watch and ward system
-Justice of the peace
-Bow Street Runners (elite English police unit but together by henry)
-New Police Bobbies
Criminal Law- Chapter 4
Nature of Law
-Rules of conduct inherent in human nature and in the natural order
-Knowable though intuition, inspiration, and the exercise of reason, without need for reference to create
-The U.S. Declarati
Introduction to Theory
Theory- a set of interrelated ideas that attempt to describe, explain, predict & ultimately control some
class of events.
Theories are models that can be tested utilizing a hypotheses.
Fits the facts and stands up to scrut
Chapter 1 What is Crime?
The History of Crime
Crime control has been a primary concern of politicians and government leaders worldwide.
The 20th & 20st centuries have served as a breeding ground for changes in criminal justice.
Adequate law enforcement in
Crim Exam 3
Pretrial procedures- Critical pretrial processes and decisions, including bail, arraignment, and
Bail- The monetary amount for or condition of pretrial release, normally set by a judge at the
initial appearance. The
Tithing: In medieval England a group of 10 families who collectively dealt with minor
disturbances and breaches of the peace
Hue and Cry: In medieval England, a call for assistance. The policy of self-help that prevailed in
Criminal justice process- The decision-making points, from the initial investigation or arrest by
police to the eventual release of the offender and his or her reentry into society; the various
sequential criminal justice stages thr
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All assignments are due 11:55 PM (ET).
There are 13 essay opportunities in this course. Students are required to
complete 5 of these 13 opportunities.
12 November 2014
Lesson 12 Essay
As we have all come to understand, the Gonzales v. Carhart, 550 U.S. 124(2007) was a
U.S Supreme Court case which upheld that the partial Birth Abortion Ban Act of the year 2003
6 November 2014
Lesson 11 Essay
Civil disobedience is referred as the refusal to obey governmental policy or
legislation as a collective, nonviolent means of forcing the government to change them
while not resi
19 October 2014
Pros & Cons: Restorative Justice
Restorative justice involves the ability of justice to commence through a renewed
value consensus, through the reassurance of values violated by the transgressio
24 October 2014
Juvenile Parole: Cruel & Unusual Punishment?
Parole is a type of monitored supervision in the community mainly offered as an early
release at the end of a prison term to offenders. This works under clo
2 November 2014
Lesson 10: Morse v. Frederick
According to the case Morse v. Frederick, a public student Joseph Frederick was
suspended by Principal Deborah Morse for his displayed banner written Bong Hits 4 Je