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CRMJ 254 Lecture Notes - Lecture 8: Psychopathology, Procedural Law, Axial Tilt
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WEEK 8 Among those states that do allow the insanity defense o The definition of legal insanity varies o These definitions tend to be vogue o It is the responsibility of the judge or jury at...

Criminal Justice
CRMJ 254
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CRMJ 254 Lecture Notes - Lecture 7: Diminished Responsibility, Sentenced, Ted Kaczynski
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Week 7 Continuation of the elements of a crime Given that actus reus and mens rea must be present for us to accept that o a crime has been committed and o the accused is responsible The accused can base a defense on the ab...

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CRMJ 254
Sealock
CRMJ 254 Lecture Notes - Lecture 6: Death Of Freddie Gray, Statutory Rape, Depraved-Heart Murder
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What are the Elements of a Crime? What factors must be present for us to accept that o A crime has occurred and o The accused is responsible What factors distinguish a crime from? o An ...

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CRMJ 254
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CRMJ 254 Lecture Notes - Lecture 5: Mothers Against Drunk Driving, Victims Family, Victim Impact Statement
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Week 5 (Continuation of the steps of decisionmaking process in a felony case) (11) Appeal Those found guilty can appeal conviction to a higher (appellate) court (court that exists at a state or federal level) Addressing s...

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CRMJ 254
Sealock
CRMJ 254 Lecture Notes - Lecture 4: Kirk Bloodsworth, Quid Pro Quo, Forensic Science
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Week 4 Individual states differ regarding capital punishment in many ways Whether its available at all The method(s) used to carry out the sentence o ALL states use lethal injection as the primary or onl...

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CRMJ 254
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CRMJ 254 Lecture Notes - Lecture 3: Nolo Contendere, Alford Plea, Preliminary Hearing
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Week 3 When Would a juvenile be transferred to adult criminal court? Depends on the jurisdiction!!!! Each state determines the circumstances Judge can waive juvenile court jurisdiction (upon prosecutors request and after a...

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CRMJ 254
Sealock
CRMJ 254 Lecture Notes - Lecture 2: National Crime Victimization Survey, Juvenile Court, Burglary
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The Criminal Justice System is where Criminal Law operates and is applied Criminal Law defines for us: What acts are illegal and subject to criminal penalty The rights of citizens and procedures officials must follow to ...

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CRMJ 254
Sealock
CRMJ 254 Lecture 1: Week 1 Notes CRMJ 254
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Defining Characteristics and Goals of the American Criminal Justice System Federalism: powers and responsibilities are divided between national and state governments each acts according to...

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CRMJ 254
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CRMJ 201 Lecture Notes - Lecture 9: Tachycardia, Physical Geography, Broken Windows Theory
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Chapter about Fear Fear of Crime Area of study on its own right Presidents Commission on Law Enforcement and Administration of Justice (1967): The most damaging of the effects of violent crime is fea...

Criminal Justice
CRMJ 201
Pryor
CRMJ 352 Lecture Notes - Lecture 12: Pepper Spray, Judicial Immunity, Interstate Compact
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Wednesday, September 27, 2017 CRMJ 352 Class 12: - Bail System Dates Cont’d: • 1984 Bail Reform Act - Flight Risk and Danger to Community - Presumption favors detention if no conditions of release reaso...

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CRMJ 352
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CRMJ 352 Lecture Notes - Lecture 17: Prison Overcrowding, House Arrest
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Monday, October 9, 2017 CRMJ 352 Class 17: - Conditions: Pretty much like a contract, divided into standard and special conditions • Types of conditions: - Fines - House arrest - Treatment for sub...

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CRMJ 352
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CRMJ 352 Lecture Notes - Lecture 15: Aggressive Panhandling, Urination, Nolle Prosequi
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Wednesday, October 4, 2017 CRMJ 352 Class 15: - Expungement: • Convictions generally cannot be expunged - Unless you were pardoned by the governor • Eligibility for expungement under MD law: - Acqui...

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CRMJ 352
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CRMJ 352 Lecture Notes - Lecture 14: Suspended Sentence
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Monday, October 2, 2017 CRMJ 352 Class 14: - Probation Dispositions: • Probation without supervision • Probation under judgment - Stay entry of judgment - Qualifies for expungement • Execution of se...

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CRMJ 352
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CRMJ 352 Lecture 10: Class 10
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Friday, September 22, 2017 CRMJ 352 Class 10: - Homework #2: • What theory was related to positivist school? - Trade theory • What theory was related to the other school? - Free choice - Follow-up ...

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CRMJ 352
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CRMJ 352 Lecture 11: Class 11
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Monday, September 25, 2017 CRMJ 352 Class 11: - Pre-trial release: • Bail: - Types of bail: • Financial • Non-financial - They release 80% recognizance rate and 89% return rate on no...

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