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1. Most teen courts have a/an as the decision maker.

A. Peer Jury

B Youth Judge

C. Tribunal

D. Adult Judge

2. After police processing, the Juvenile offender is typically remanded to the local Juvenile Courts____ division.

A. Detention

B. Intake

C. Pleading

D. Bail.

3. Participatory Justice is a form of

A. Restorative Justice

B. Deterrence

C. Punitive Justice

D. Incapacitation.

4. Proponents of the _____ approach of law enforcement would be most likely to Support restricting retracting the development of a national DNA database.

A. Conservative

B. Jump

C. Crime Control

D. Due Process

5. When a Juvenile Court is looking out of the best interests of the child, “What philosophy is the court apply?

A. Delinquency Prevention

B. Due process

C. Parens Patriae –

D. Waiver.

6. The Juvenile equivalent of a trial is called

A. Adjudication


C Aftercare

D A Waiver Hearing

7. The technology of replacing human body parts with mechanical law enforcement officers eyes powerful enough to see through walls, is called.

A. Photonics

B Robotics

C. Medtronic

D. Bionics

8. The Homeland Security Act was passed in response to

A. An increase in home invasions

B. Rising Crime rates

C.Terrorist attacks


9. Which of the following Statements is true of alternative dispute resolution methods?

A. Arbitration decisions are binding on both parties, whereas mediation decision are non binding.

B. Both arbitration and mediation decisions are binding.

C. Mediation decisions are binding on both parries, whereas arbitration decisions are no binding.

D. Neither arbitration nor mediation decisions are binding.

10. When can diversion occur?

A. At any stage in the Juvenile process.

B. Only during the informal stage of Juvenile Justice processing.

C Only prior formal processing.

D. Only after formal processing.

11 In 2009, ______ percent of youths who were not adjudicated delinquent in juvenile courts were placed on some sort of probation.

A. 15


C. 20

D. 25

12. One of the concerns with trying juveniles as adults is

A. limitations of the plea bargaining process that will results.

B. Difficulty of the transfer process of some states.

C. Whether Juveniles are intellectually competent to assist in their defense.

D. Difficulty is getting the parents to agree to the transfer.

13. According to the Justice Department’s Bureau of Justice Statistics 2010 special report analyzing sexual juvenile facilities, approximately what percentage of the surveyed youths had experienced one or more incidents of sexual victimization by another youth or facility staff member in the previous 12 months?

A. 47%


C. 24%


14. Which of the following is not related to tying Juveniles in adult Criminal court.

A. Bindover

B. Waiver

C. Petition

D. Transfer

15. What is the most common choice made by police processing juveniles?

A. Referring to Juvenile Court

B. Handing within police departments

C. Referring to adult court

D. Radical nonintervention

16. In what case did the Supreme Court rule that a finding of delinquency in a case must be made the same level of evidence used in an adult case: beyond a reasonable doubt?

A. In Re Gault.

B. Schall v. Marton

C. Breed v. Jones

D. In re Winship

17. Which of the following is the best definition of mediation?

A. It’s a form of reintegrative shaming.

B. A social worker retains persons who have tendencies towards violence so that no further harm is committed.

C. The disputing parties meet with a person trained in the act of helping people resolve disputes to everyone’s satisfaction.

D. A third party decides the case like a judge would.

18. In what case did the Supreme Court say that Juveniles aren’t entitled to jury trial.

A. Mckeiver V. Pennsylvania.

B. Schall V. Martin

C. New Jersey V. T.L.O

D. In re winship

19. Which of the following is not a likely change in the criminal justice system that will occur due to demographic trends?

A. Use of more translators in the criminal Justice process

B.A more culturally diverse workforce

C.A decrease in due process protections

D. Greater sensitivity of court personnel to cultural diversity.

20. The State of Illinois created the first Juvenile court in what year?

A. 1899



D. 18


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