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32 Cards in this Set

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adjudicatory hearing
a hearing held in a juvenile court to determine whether a juvenile is guilty of the delinquence alleged against him
supervision after release so they can make an optimal adjustment to community
dominant male role in a homosexual relationship
any unauthorized substance
old fashioned notions about the fair sex, resulting in overlooking female offender
class neutrality
the absence of class related factors
contextual discrimination
discrimination that is evident in in specific social contexts
deprivation model
a model that views the losses experiences by an inmate during incarceration as one of the costs of imprisonment
detention hearing
a hearing in which the court decides whether to temporarily hold a juvenile in a secure facility
dispositional hearing
a hearing where the juvenile court judge decides the most appropriate placement for a juvenile who has been adjudicated a delinquenct
eighth amendment
forbidding excessive bail, excessive fines and cruel and unusual punishments
docile female role in a homosexual relationship
fictive families
a grouping of unrelated individuals who have assumed the traditional family roles
fourteenth amendment
protects against deprivation of life, liberty or property without due process and ensures equal protection of the laws
habeus corpus
you have the body, a writ..brings a person before a court to determine the legality of his restraint in custody
furmann vs georgia
SCD declaring the death penalty as unconstitutional in 1972
gregg vs georgia
SCD superseding formal decision that the death penalty is constitutional if certain conditions were met in 1976
houses of refuge
the first type of juvenile correctional facility in the US, goals were discipline, reform and vocational training, protection from corrupting home environments
importation model
a model that suggests that the influences prisoners bring into prison affect their imprisonment
inmate code
an unwritten but powerful code regulating inmates behavior are functional to both prisoners and guards because they promote order
institutionalized racism
racism that is so pervasive the inmates are unaware of its presence
parens patriae doctrine
a medieval english doctrine that allows the state to intervene into family raltions when a childs welfare is threatened
prisoner serving a life sentence
mcklesky vs kemp
SCD rejected the idea that the death penalty is racially unjust
multiple marginality
marginality resulting from several facros such as race, gender and class
the process by which inmates learn and internalize the customs and culture of prison
status offense
an act that would not be a crime if perpretrated by an adult but is because done by a minor
states evidence
evidence that an accomplice to a crime voluntarily provides to the prosecutors against other defendents
stanford vs kentucky
SCD allowing the execution of murderers who were 17 at time of crime
treatment technologies
rehabilitative programs used in correctional institutions for example treatment modalities, skill development, and prerelease programs
thompson vs oklahoma
SCD prohibiting the execution of juveniles under age 16 at time of the offense
uniform crime reports
a national compilation of crime stats based on info that local and state police agencie provide to the FBI