1. Discuss some of the civil liability issues associated with policing? How can civil liability be reduced?
2. In what kinds of situations are police officers most likely use forces? When has too much force been used?
3. How did the American court system develop? What are some of the unique features of American court history? What is the dual-court system? Why do we have a dual-court system in America?
4. What are the various stages of the criminal trial? Describe each one.
5. What is structured sentencing? What structured sentencing models are in use today? Which model holds the best promise for long-term crime reduction? Why?
6. What is probation? What purpose does it serve?