Discuss the role that race plays for the jury selection process.
Back in 1986, the Supreme Court in Batson vs. Kentucky prohibited lawyers from using race in
their peremptory challenges. The court's decision in that case was nice as a matter of theory, bu
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1: The Walnut Street Jail embodied all the following concepts except
those wrongfully imprisoned have the right to recove
Should juvenile offenders be treated similarly to adult offenders? Why?
Well its a tossup and it depends on the severity of the crime. When a teenager accused of a
serious crime gets tried as an adult, the results are anything but predictable. A 14-year-o
Why are so many prisoners members of minority groups? Why have prison populations increased recently?
prisoners are members of minority groups because of race gender and gangs you cant put blacks with latinos or whites with blacks you go to jail you have
My overall impression is that being a correctional officer at San Quentin back in 1973 was a
difficult and demanding position to have. With the concept of compensation in mind I would
have to say that is probably one job I would not have pursued. When you
I would expect classification to be a very complex situation, since there are many factors to
consider when establishing adequate protection for the correction staff and the other inmates.
The increase in violence and gang activity in the correctional sys
1. Considering the wages that are being offered to correctional staff in California and the
shortage of correctional peace officers, would you be interested in employment as a correctional
Yes, I would be interested in employment as a correc
The safety and security of visitors, staff and offenders are the most important concerns in any
correctional facility. Having trained staff and havinganeffectiveemergencyplanwiththe
Why are so many prisoners members of minority groups? Why have prison populations
increased recently? Why are so many prisoners members of minority groups?
Well for one to stick with their own race Racial Minority Groups: Blacks, American Indian,
Authority as a judge, what changes would you make do you think the courts should leave prisons
alone and let conditions develop as they may? Why or why not? After looking at the you tube
video on the California Department of Corrections Officers Academy a
What does ETHNOCENTRISM mean
Belief in the superiority of one's own ethnic group and making false assumptions about others
ways based on own limited experience the problem in the us with ethnocentrism is thinking one's
own group's ways are superior to oth