JADM 100 Introduction to Criminal Justice Final Exam Answers


Final Exam – Criminal Justice

  1. Question :

(TCO 1) Which of the following terms means procedural fairness?


(TCO 1) The theft of farm animals, or rustling, would be classified as:


(TCO 1) According to Robert Merton, a(n) ________ rejects the goals and accepts the means to achieve society’s goals.


(TCO 2) An offense punishable by incarceration, usually in local confinement facility, for a period whose upper limit is prescribed by statute in a given jurisdiction, typically one year or less.


(TCOs 3&4) Which local law enforcement official is responsible for serving court papers, maintaining security within courtrooms, and running the county jail?


(TCOs 3&4) The legalistic style of policing:


(TCOs 3&4) Unreasonable searches and seizures are prohibited by the:


(TCOs 3&4) Historically, officers were allowed to use deadly force to prevent the escape of a suspected felon even when the person represented no immediate threat to the officer or the public. This was known as the:


(TCOs 3&4) The most widely used system of indigent defense is:


(TCOs 5&6) During a trial, the ________ happens before the closing statement, but after the jury selection.


(TCOs 5&6) Bail serves two purposes. One is to help ensure the reappearance of the accused at trial. The other is:


(TCOs 5&6) Which of the following is one of the more rational sentencing goals?


(TCOs 7&8) Historically, ________ was the most widely used type of physical punishment.


(TCOs 7&8) What word describes aggressive men who assume the masculine role in homosexual relations in male prisons?


(TCOs 7&8) This group experiences the highest rate of physical illness while in prison.


(TCO 9) When an act, such as ‘running away from home,’ is legal for adults but illegal for juveniles, it is called a:


(TCO 9) What term is applied to juvenile actions or conduct in violation of criminal law?


(TCOs 10&11) Which of the following drugs is reported to be used most frequently?


(TCOs 10&11) The bombing of Pan-American Flight 103 is considered:


(TCOs 10&11) Computer crime is also called:


(TCO 2) Describe at least two differences between civil and criminal law, then explain the significance of those differences.


(TCOS 3&4) Describe the fruit of the poisonous tree doctrine and explain its impacts on court proceedings.


(TCOs 7 & 8) Compare and contrast the philosophies of at least five prison eras in the history of the United States.


(TCO 9) Compare and contrast the differences between the juvenile and the adult systems; list at least five and explain the significance of the difference.