Criminal Justice Study
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What is the difference between sentence disparity and sentence discrimination?
- Discrimination deals with factors such as race, gender, and economic standing.
- Disparity is when people with similar crimes do not receive the similar sentences.
Where was the first juvenile court established?
In Illinois in 1899
Qhat are the four major types of prison designs?
- Telephone Pole
- Courtyard Style
How do juvenile courts differ from adult courts?
The juvenile courts lacked Due Process and many rights, unlike adult courts.
What is the minimum age at which a juvenile can be tried as an adult in Nevada?
10 years old
What are the different ways in which juveniles can be transferred to adult court?
- Judicial waiver
- Prosecutorial waiver
- Automatic transfer
What are some of the risk factors associated with juvenile delinquency?
broken home, learning disability, lack of social and economic opportunities, etc.
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