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1. Why is there a disproportionate number of Blacks and Hispanics in the federal and state correctional systems in the country? Give five reasons that you feel that Blacks and Hispanics are more likely to be incarcerated in the correctional system in our country?
2. List five objectives of correctional systems in most jurisdictions in the country? Explain each objective.
3. What is meant by a station adjustment in a juvenile case? What are some of the informal ways for juvenile cases to be resolved absence the filing of a delinquency petition in a juvenile proceeding?
4. What are some of the diversions from the criminal justice system?
5. What is the purpose of pretrial service programs?
6. What is “plea bargaining”?
7.. What is the purpose of a pre-sentence investigation report?
8. What are the options in sentencing?
9. What did the Supreme Court devide in Bell v. Wolfish?
10. What role does gang play in the Illinois correctional system (jail and prison)?