ISU CJS 101 - Exam 1 Study Guide (6 pages)

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Illinois State University
Cjs 101 - Introduction to Criminal Justice Sciences

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CJS 101 1st Edition Exam 1 Study Guide Lectures 1 7 Lecture 1 August 20 What are the criminal justice Components Criminal Justice and Criminal justice system defined Criminal Justice Components Criminal Law Social Contract Constitutional Law of Criminal Procedure Criminology and victimology Institutions Administrating Justice Criminal Justice A formal mechanism of social control designed to prevent crime enforce laws and prosecute offenders Criminal justice system Provides public safety and protects individual rights with the institution Mala in se crimes crimes that are considered wrong in themselves ex Rape assault murder robbery Mala prohibita crimes Crimes that are prohibited by the government not because they are wrong in themselves ex Prostitution gambling drugs Lecture 2 Aug 22 6 major types of crimes Goals of all the systems 6 major types of crime Visible crime street crime against persons property ex Violent crime property crime public order crime Occupational crime committed in context of legal business or profession ex White collar crime Organized crime Crimes committed in groups organizations ex Gambling drugs prostitution terrorism Victimless crimes crimes without victims Political crimes By government or against government that are carried out by ideological purposes ex Treason espionage sedition Cyber crimes committed through computers ex Cyber bullying identity theft Goals of the criminal justice system Doing Justice Controlling crime and preventing justice State system handles alleged crimes of state law Federal system handled alleged crimes of federal law Lecture 3 aug 27 Characteristics of criminal justice system Goals of police courts and corrections Characteristics of the Criminal Justice System Discretion Resource dependence Sequential tasks Filtering Goals of Police Keep peace Apprehend violators and combat crime Prevent crime Provide social services Goals of corrections Provide custodial services for sentenced individuals Provide range of

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