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Module V: Chapter 6 Module V: Chapter 6 Module VI: Chapter 3 - Miami Mega Jail Module VI: Chapter 3 - Miami Mega Jail Module VI: Chapter 3 - Miami Mega Jail
100
What are: that the prosecutor may decide not to file charges, that the charges may be dismissed, that the case may be diverted or that the defendant may plead guilty?
These are the ways a case may 'drop out' between arrest and trial
100
What is the trial tax?
This is a term that describes the penalty assumed by the defendant in the form of a harsher sentence by the judge for forcing the members of the courtroom work group into a trial
100
What is the county (level)?
The majority of jails are run at the _________________ level
100
What is an absconder?
This is the term for a person who has been arrested but did not return to court for their court date after being allowed to post bail and leave the jail
100
What is a 'gaol'?
This is the original term for a jail
200
Who is the prosecutor?
The ___________________ decides what charges to file and against whom
200
What are bench trials?
In locations and courts where trials are more common, they are most often ______________ trials.
200
What is a third generation jail?
This generation of jail is known also as a 'direct supervision jail'
200
Who is the judge?
This is the person who determines the amount of bail
200
What is in sheriff's homes?
This is where detained offenders were originally kept
300
What is the likelihood of conviction OR policy priorities OR pragmatic reasons?
This is one reason a prosecutor may choose not to file charges
300
What are: that it is a departure from the formal model of criminal procedure, that it victimizes defendants, and that it allows criminals to escape full punishment?
These are the three major criticisms against plea bargaining
300
What is 'to bang on the door or yell'?
In Miami Mega Jail, this is the mechanism for alerting the guards that there is a problem
300
What is the bottom rack?
This is the more desirable bunk in Miami Mega Jail
300
What is 'to strap up' or fight?
This would be your response if you were lying in your bunk in Miami Mega Jail and you felt your cellmate tap on the bedframe of your bunk
400
What is a judge's sentence bargain?
This is the least common form of explicit plea bargaining in felony cases
400
What is a 'voir dire'?
This is the proper term that refers to the jury selection process
400
What are feudal practices in the 1100s (12th century)?
This is how far back our use of jails goes
400
What is to lease jail space from neighboring counties?
This is what a county may do if it does not have the space to house offenders from its own county
400
What is extortion or to manipulate?
This is the mechanism used by more powerful inmates in Miami Mega Jail to gain control over the weaker inmates
500
What are routines?
___________________ develop in specific crimes as a result of established relationships between judges, prosecutors and defense attorneys
500
What is a 'challenge for cause'?
This is the type of challenge that may be presented by an attorney for a potential juror being sat on a jury that exhibits the potential for sympathy to one side or the other in a case
500
What is a first generation jail?
This is the generation of jail seen at the 'main jail' in Miami Mega Jail
500
What is bail?
This is a payment made to the court in order to be released from detention with a signed promise to the court to return for a scheduled court appearance
500
What is the [inmate] code?
This is the term that refers to the implicit set of rules inside of Miami Mega Jail

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