Exam 1 Study guide CJUS 5

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Jamestown Community College Jamestown, New York Introduction to Criminal Justice Instructor: Brian E. Barone Exam #1 Study Guide Exam Date:______________ Please note : you are responsible for all the content in the chapters and this should serve only as a guide to help concentrate your studies. Chapter 1: Criminal Justice Today Adversarial system v. Inquisitorial System (class notes) Define crime Consensus and conflict models Types of crime (violent, property, public order, white collar, organized, high tech) Maintaining justice and protecting society (due process and crime control models) Federalism Chapter 2: The Crime Picture: Theories and Trends Pg. 34-44 Uniform Crime Reports (UCRs) and Part I and Part II offenses National Incident Reporting System Victim surveys Self-reported surveys Dark figure of crime Legal rights of crime victims (legislative action) Crime, Race, and Poverty (race and crime, class and crime, women and crime) Chapter 3: Inside Criminal Law Sources of criminal law (constitutional law, statutory law, administrative law, case law) Difference between civil and criminal law (guilt and responsibility and burden of proof) Different categories of crime: capital offenses, 1 st degree felonies, 2 nd degree felonies, 3 rd degree felonies. Misdemeanors and infractions Mala in se and mala prohibita The criminal act and criminal intent ( Actus Reus and Mens Rea ) Strict liability offenses Concurrence, causation, attendant circumstances Defenses of justification: self-defense, age and duress Insanity (M'Naughten rule) What is a crime? Violations, misdemeanors, felonies Justifiable use of force *also know the Bill of Rights, in particular: 2, 4, 5, 6, 8
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