ADJ CHAPTER ONE NOTES:
Crime: acts that violate criminal law and is punishable by criminal
Consensus Model: A criminal Justice model in which the majority of
citizens in a society share the same values and beliefs. Criminal acts are
acts that c
This may appear to be a lengthy assignment but this chapter is a very important chapter
loaded with many, many critical issues affecting schools, youth and delinquency. Answer
in essay format and use your text to assist you with this assignment. Essay que
Social structure theories hold that delinquent behavior is an adaptation to conditions that
predominate in lower-class environments. The social disorganization view suggests that
economically deprived areas lose their ability to control the behavior of re
Q1. What is a theory and how do theories play a role in the study of juvenile study?
A1. According to the dictionary, a theory is defined as a system of ideas intended to
explain something; especially one based on general principles
ADJ CHAPTER ONE NOTES:
Crime: acts that violate criminal law and
is punishable by criminal sanctions.
Consensus Model: A criminal Justice
model in which the majority of citizens in
a society share the same values and
beliefs. Criminal acts are acts that c
Sociological Views of
Siegal & Welsh, Juvenile Justice: The
Core, 2007 (Wadsworth)
Social Factors and
There are several critical factors
believed to cause or affect
November 5, 2007 Courts, Prosecution, Sentencing 1) Packer Theme is about this tradeoff & discussion between CC & DP 2) Agitate/Challenge our notion of Criminal Justice in the U.S. a) Prosecutorial Discretion & Sentencing Guidelines: At the heart of
Prosecutorial Discretion A. What are the goals of prosecution a. Present evidence to build case of guilt. Control Crime. i. Specific deterrence ii. General deterrence b. Achieve due process protecting rights (dismissal at early stage) c. Community P
Crime Theory Why? *TAP* - What we think about what causes crime influences our response. *TAP* - (Theory 2) Focus on improving conditions. Reduce alcohol/drug use by parents, lead exposure, etc. Home visits by nurses to show how to care for child. H
When studying take each institution’s goals and functions and ask yourself how
they could lead to certain differential outcomes.
1. Criminal justice is both process and outcome.
a. What creates justice?
i. Culture of societ
1. We had a transition lecture from describing the criminal justice system and the subjective nature of "justice" and how drugs and crime is but an example of the dynamic and interactive nature of our CJ system. 2. We went over the drugs-crime "story