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Running head: [INSERT TITLE HERE] [INSERT TITLE HERE] Student Name Allied American University Author Note This paper was prepared for [INSERT COURSE NAME], [INSERT COURSE ASSIGNMENT] taught by [INSERT INSTRUCTOR’S NAME]. PART 1: SHORT RESPONSE Directions: Please write a one to two paragraph response for each of the following questions. Be sure to cite any references used. Please use proper APA citation when using any source including the textbook. Please visit the Academic Resource Center (ARC) for concise APA guidelines. 1. Assume that an arrest is made and the defendant is found guilty, number these steps in the order in which they occur in the criminal justice process. Numbers should be from 1 to 11. ____ Possible appeal ____ Either indictment by a grand jury followed by arraignment, or arraignment on an information ____ Formal charging of the suspect ____ Arrest ____ Preliminary hearing (for a felony) ____ Sentencing ____ Booking ____ Investigation ____ Initial appearance ____ Punishment ____ Either a plea bargain or a trial 2. Name the two ways, which are listed in your textbook, in which criminal justice differs from other institutions of social control. 3. Define the three principal kinds of charging documents and when they are used. 4. Defendants can appeal their convictions either on legal grounds or on constitutional grounds. Your textbook names three examples of legal grounds and four examples of constitutional grounds. Name two of each. 5. What are the ways in which an appellate court can handle a case that has been appealed? 6. According to your text, in order for a crime to have been committed, seven elements should be in place. Name these elements. 7. Name the six defenses or excuses for legal responsibility listed in your textbook. 8. Your textbook names eight

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