Chapter 1 Vocab
• Crime: Conduct in violation of the criminal laws of a state, the federal government, or a local
jurisdiction, for which there is no legally acceptable justification or excuse.
• Individual RightsAdvocate: One who seeks to protect personal freedoms within the process of
• Administration of Justice: The performance of any of the following activities: detection,
apprehension, detention, pretrial release, post-trial release, prosecution, adjudication,
correctional supervision, or rehabilitation of accused persons or criminal offenders.
• Consensus Model:Acriminal justice perspective that assumes that the systems components
work together ha