Essentials of Criminal Justice (8th Edition) by Larry J. Siegel, John L. Worrall

By Larry J. Siegel, John L. Worrall

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Loughner’s parents stating that if he wished to return to the • Unlike Law and Order and similar shows, the agencies of the justice school, he would have to “obtain a mental health clearance system rarely work closely together indicating, in the opinion of a mental health professional, his to solve cases, process offenders, and presence at the college does not present a danger to himself or punish the guilty. ” Rather than get help, Loughner decided to drop out. ■ • There is equal justice under the law, and everyone can expect to get their day in court.

Only the Chapter 1 ■ social control The control of an individual’s behavior by social and institutional forces in society. Crime and Criminal Justice Copyright 2011 Cengage Learning. All Rights Reserved. May not be copied, scanned, or duplicated, in whole or in part. Due to electronic rights, some third party content may be suppressed from the eBook and/or eChapter(s). Editorial review has deemed that any suppressed content does not materially affect the overall learning experience. Cengage Learning reserves the right to remove additional content at any time if subsequent rights restrictions require it.

9. Complaint/charging Grand jury/preliminary hearing Arraignment Bail/detention Plea negotiations 3. Court 10. Adjudication 11. Disposition 12. Appeal/postconviction remedies 4. Corrections 13. Correction 14. Release 15. Postrelease The Informal Criminal Justice Process courtroom work group The phrase used to indicate that all parties in the adversary process work together cooperatively to settle cases with the least amount of ­effort and conflict. The traditional model of the criminal justice system depicts the legal process as a ­series of decision points through which cases flow.

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