Flashcards in Chapter 3 Powerpoint pt. 2 Deck (43)
List the type of punishments that are often used in combination with one another.
Assets for forfeiture
What are some examples of intermediate sanctions?
House arrest, "shock" incarceration, community service, restitution
What type of sentencing is this: Individuals sentenced to a year or less are generally sentenced to local jails?
What type of sentencing is this: State statutes usually provide this as an alternative to incarceration or in addition to incarceration?
What type of sentencing is this:
Involves the suspension of a prison sentence so long as an individual continues to report to a probation officer and adhere to certain required standards of personal conduct?
The conditions of _________ are required to be reasonably related to the rehabilitation of the offender and the protection of the public.
The conditions of probation are required to be reasonably related to the ___________ of the offender and the ________ of the public.
Intermediate sanctions may be imposed as a _______ sentence, as a condition of ________, following ____________, or in combination with a _____.
___________ _________ may be imposed as a criminal sentence, as a condition of probation, following imprisonment, or in combination with a fine.
What do you use to evaluate sentencing schemes?
4) Predictability and Simplicity
Individualism – sentence should reflect the offender’s criminal _______ and threat posed to _______.
____________– sentence should reflect the offender’s criminal history and threat posed to society
________– sentences for particular offenses should be uniform
Disparity – sentences for particular offenses should be _______
___________ and _________ – Sentences should be clear and definite and should not be dependent on the bias of judge
Predictability and Simplicity – Sentences should be _____ and _______ and should not be dependent on the _____ of judge
______________– sentence should not inflict unnecessary pain and suffering
____________– sentence should reflect actual time served in prison
________– sentence should be intended to achieve one or more of the purposes of punishment
The U.S. Department of Justice reported in ______ that state and federal courts convicted almost 1,145,000 adults of felonies.
The U.S. Department of Justice reported in 2004 that state and federal courts convicted almost ___________ adults of ________.
____% of individuals convicted in state courts were sentenced to prison, and ___% were sentenced to probation with no jail time.
Seventy percent of individuals convicted in state courts were sentenced to _______, and 30 percent were sentenced to _________ with no jail time.
The average sentence for felons sentenced to state prisons was ___ months; the average probation sentence was ___ months. Individuals sentenced to local jails, on average, received a __-month sentence.
The average sentence for felons sentenced to ______ _______ was 57 months; the average _________ sentence was 38 months. Individuals sentenced to local jails, on average, received a 6-month sentence.
Roughly ___% of convicted felons were required to pay restitution.
Roughly 18 percent of convicted felons were required to pay _________.
List the different type of approaches to sentencing.
1. Determinate Sentences
2. Mandatory Minimum Sentences
3. Indeterminate Sentences
4. Presumptive Sentencing Guidelines
5. Consecutive Sentences
6. Concurrent Sentences
7. Clemency and Pardon
Which type of approach to sentencing is this: legislatures allow judges little discretion