Research Process And Terminology Paper

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Research Process and Terminology Paper Rachael Gammill CJA 433/Research Methods in Criminal Justice October 3, 2011 Michael Walker Research Process and Terminology Paper Terminology and the Criminal Justice System hold a key to the basic understanding of concepts and prosecution of words. What this means is simply put to be able to transcribe knowledge with his or her words to the case at hand can make the difference whether the case is won or lost. Without being able to translate in the proper terminology the point taken can be lost in a simple mathematical formula given the Hypothesis based on the Criminal Justice System. The Hypothesis will be analyzed throughout the text and will be visited from a statistical point of view in how it determines how a case is handled. Including new terminology learned from the readings begins with the basics from the chapter discussions. What is Research? “Studious inquiry or examination; especially: investigation or experimentation aimed at the discovery and interpretation of facts, revision of accepted theories or laws in the light of new facts, or practical application of such new or revised theories or laws” ("National Criminal Justice Reference Service", 2011). New Terminology Replication is repeating or copying something. An example of replication is law enforcement replicating a crime to see how the crime was committed. Verification is confirming or validating something. A lie detector test verifies whether someone is telling the truth or not. Theory is in criminal justice represents an attempt to develop plausible explanations of reality, which in this case are crime and the criminal justice system. In addition to one of the most intriguing aspects is the Hypothesis of the Criminal Justice system when referring to a crime being committed. Which are specific statements regarding the relationship between (usually

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