Juvenile Justice Quiz #3

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Juvenile Justice Quiz #3

Policing and juveniles Juvenile court process Due process and juveniles


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A conviction in juvenile court is called?
    • A. 

      Waiver

    • B. 

      Adjudication

    • C. 

      Intake

    • D. 

      Disposition

  • 2. 
    A sentencing in juvenile court is called a disposition.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    An alternate form of punishment that is outside of juvenile court and the normal petition process is called __________?
  • 4. 
    • A. 

      Diversion

    • B. 

      Disposition

    • C. 

      Detention

    • D. 

      Intake

  • 5. 
    Community policing is a type of policing that relies on the input from the public to define problems and establish police policy.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    ______________  _____________ policing is a type of policing strategy that is based on the belief that signs of urban decay in a neighborhood serve to make the neighborhood more conducive to crime.  Police attend to both crime and disorder.
  • 7. 
    The fact that minority youths are more likely to be arrested or adjudicated delinquent compared to their proportion of the population is called _______________  _____________  ____________.
  • 8. 
    • A. 

      Intake

    • B. 

      School resource officers

    • C. 

      Community conscience

    • D. 

      Gatekeepers

  • 9. 
    Officers in schools who provide traditional police activity as well as mentoring and referrals, training to teachers and parents, teaching programs such as Drug Abuse Resistance Education (DARE) and chaperoning school events.
    • A. 

      Community officers

    • B. 

      School resource officers

    • C. 

      Court service unit

    • D. 

      Petitioners

  • 10. 
    Juveniles can receive the death penalty.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    Juveniles can receive life without parole for non-homicide offenses.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    Juveniles cannot receive mandatory life without parole sentences without individualized consideration of the juvenile and the juveniles offense.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    The decision on whether to file a court petition of delinquent, status offense, abuse or dependency is called what?
    • A. 

      Intake decision

    • B. 

      Delinquency

    • C. 

      Waiver

    • D. 

      Probation

  • 14. 
    The process by which an individual who is legally a juvenile is sent to the adult criminal system for disposition and handling is called _____________?
  • 15. 
    "Once an adult, always an adult" are state laws that mandate that certain juvenile offenders be processed in adult court after an initial processing in adult criminal court.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    The document filed in juvenile court alleging that a juvenile is a delinquent, status offender, or dependent.
    • A. 

      Warrant

    • B. 

      Petition

    • C. 

      Waiver paper

    • D. 

      Probation referral

  • 17. 
    A type of waiver where state laws provide for automatic transfer of a juvenile to adult court.
    • A. 

      Legislative waiver

    • B. 

      Prosecutorial waiver

    • C. 

      Informal waiver

    • D. 

      Direct waiver

  • 18. 
    A type of waiver or transfer by the prosecutor of a juvenile case to adult court.
    • A. 

      Legislative waiver

    • B. 

      Prosecutorial waiver

    • C. 

      Direct waiver

    • D. 

      Informal waiver

  • 19. 
    An informal handling of an offense without the filing of a petition (example: a probation intake officer orders the payment of restitution).
    • A. 

      Transfer

    • B. 

      Waiver

    • C. 

      Petition

    • D. 

      Informal adjustment

  • 20. 
    Juveniles have the right to counsel and the right against self-incrimination.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    Juveniles have a right to a jury trial.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 22. 
    Juveniles have a right to an attorney, a right to a hearing and a right to know the reasons for transfer to adult court.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 23. 
    Searches of juveniles at school are constitutional if reasonable.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 24. 
    Juveniles' right to free speech is unlimited.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False