Introduction to criminal justice
As explained in the textbook, list and discuss the five stages or process of American
Society consists of numerous perspectives and personalities of which can result in chaotic
1. Differentiate between probable cause and reasonable suspicion. Explain how these
concepts apply in criminal cases.
The criminal justice system is one which can be confusing in that it consists of many
aspects to create its whole. An aspect which may se
Question #2: Discuss the reasons why the Troubles in Ireland lasted so long and were so
Have you ever heard the term, Religion and Politics dont mix? The Troubles in Ireland
were a prime example of just that. The Troubles which was basically a ter
Question # 1: Discuss the structures, motivations and qualities of terrorist groups.
Terrorism! What is it and how does it grow? These and many other questions have
plagued societies for decades. Not just here in America, but around the globe as terrorism
Question # 1: List and explain two basic interview types. Explain which one might be
What is an interview? According to the author, an interview is a procedure that is
designed to solicit information from a persons oral responses to oral inquiries
Question #2: What is an internal classification system and what function does it play in a
Managing a prison system requires many devices for controlling the movements, work,
housing and many other facets of prison life. Imagine if you can the cha
Question # 1: What lessons should be learned from the governments botched response to
Hurricane Katrina? Unit # 1
The morning of August 29, 2005 began with an eerie cloud of destruction poised for the
City of New Orleans, LA. Although the citizens were aw
Question #1: If a forensic analyst wanted to analyze a particular sample for the presence of
trace amounts of an inorganic substance, would X-ray diffraction be a suitable analytical
tool? Why or why not?
To begin to answer this question, we must first un
Question # 2: What were the main challenges facing investigators who were collecting
evidence in the Enrique Camarena case? Give specific examples of these challenges.
In February of 1985 Special Agent of the DEA Enrique Camarena was abducted while
Question #1: Explain the four-step process that charismatic leaders use to influence
If you were fortunate enough to have been present during Dr. Kings I have a dream
speech, or maybe even old enough to have lived through the John F. Kennedy pr
BCJ 100 Introduction to Criminal Justice
Multiple Choice Questions (Enter your answers on the enclosed answer sheet)
1. Which stage in the criminal justice process involves taking pictures and fingerprints of the
1. Discuss the theory behind why, at common law, a man could not be charged with
wife, and the rationale behind most modern statutes that permit such a charge that
supported by the evidence.
Common law defined rape as "the carnal knowledge o
1) After reading the case of Lawrence v. Texas, compare and contrast that with the courts
opinion in McLaughlin v. Florida, 379 U.S. 184 (1964).
Lawrence v. Texas was the result of two homosexual men engaged in what was deemed
to be deviate sexual interco
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BCJ360 Criminal Law
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Question #2. What is the historical basis of the ex post facto and bill of attainder provisions,
and why would they have application in todays legal system?
Ex Post Facto means Afte
1. Outline the requirements of self-defense according to the text and explain what
(good faith belief, imminent danger, threat of harm, proportionate use of force to
The requirements of self-defense is in the definition of the ter
BCJ 210-Juvenile Justice
Question 1: Explain the get tough movement and how it is different from original parens
The get tough movement featured stricter penalties for juveniles, focusing on crimes
committed by juveniles rather than
BCJ 210-Juvenile Justice
Question 1: List and explain the goals and purposes of juvenile parole.
There are several goals to meet prior to releasing juvenile offenders on parole. One is classifying
the juvenile offender to determine readiness for r
BCJ 210-Juvenile Justice
Question 3: Explain the importance of the Houses of Refuge, Lyman School for Boys, and
the Cottage Reform School.
Houses of Refuge were an organized attempt to control and treat juvenile delinquency. In the
early 1800s, th
BCJ 210-Juvenile Justice
Question 1: Define community oriented policing and problem-oriented policing.
Community oriented policing can best be defined as a partnership between the police, the
community, and the people they serve to improve quality
Question #1. Discuss the notoriety of Black September.
Black September is the operational military arm of the al Fatah terror wing. Al
Fatah is a fighting organization within the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO).
Question #3. Explain why France was able to become a safe haven for terrorists in
the 1960s and 1970s, especially for the Popular Front of the Liberation of Palestine
France is not a stranger to terrorism. In fact, the word
Question #1: Discuss the structures, motivations and qualities of terrorist groups.
In discussing the different structures, motivations and qualities of terrorist groups,
one must try to understand the definition of terrorism. The
Unit Examination #4, Test Question #3: What is distance determination? Describe two situations
in which distance determination can establish the facts of a shooting incident.
Distance determination is the process of determining the distance from a firearm
Unit Examine #3, Question #1: What is the DRE program? What are its main strengths and
The DRE program, which stands for drug recognition expert, was developed by the Los Angeles
Police Department during the 1970. The program was established s
Unit Exam #2, Question #3: An individual who has been using a drug for an extended
period of time suddenly finds he is unable to secure more of the drug. He acts nervous and
irritable and is hyperactive. He seems almost desperate to find more of the drug,
Unit #1, Question #1: Discuss the underlying reasons for the rapid growth of crime
laboratories in the United States since the late 1960's.
There are several underlying reasons to explain the rapid growth of crime laboratories in
the United States since t
Unit #3, Question #2: What is an internal classification system and what function
does it play in a prison?
There are several types of classification systems that are used in todays prison
system. Inmates are first classified when entering the prison syst
Unit #2, Question #1: Compare and contrast discretionary parole, supervised
mandatory release and unconditional mandatory release.
In the modern history of parole, it has gone through several changes in the way it
operates and the processes it uses to rel
Unit #4, Question #3: What are chemical, biological and radiological weapons?
Discuss the potential for a terrorist attack using chemical, biological or radiation weapons
and how those weapons might be deployed in the U.S.
Chemical, biological and radiolo
Unit #3, Question #1: Discuss the notoriety of Black September.
The Palestinian terrorist group who was responsible for the historic attacks on innocent
civilians and massacred the Israeli athletes at the Munich Olympic Games in September of 1972