Criminal justice cha 12

  1. actual disorderly conduct
    completed disorderly conduct (fighting).
  2. broken-windows theory
    theory that minor offenses or disorderly conduct can lead to a rise in serious crime.
  3. constructive disorderly conduct
    acts that tend toward causing others to breach the peace.
  4. crimes against public order
    crimes that harm the public peace generally (for example, disorderly conduct).
  5. disorderly conduct
    crimes against public order and morals.
  6. injunction to abate public nuisances
    an action in which city attorneys ask the courts to declare gang activities and gang members public nuisances and to issue injunctions to abate their activities.
  7. liberty
    the right of individuals to go about in public free of undue interference.
  8. loitering
    remaining in one place with no apparent purpose.
  9. order
    behavior in public that comports with minimum community standards of civility
  10. panhandling
    stopping people on the street to ask them for food or money.
  11. preliminary injunction
    a temporary order issued by a court after giving notice and holding a hearing.
  12. quality-of-life crimes
    breaches of minimum standards of decent behavior in public.
  13. riot
    disorderly conduct committed by more than three persons.
  14. rout
    three or more people moving toward the commission of a riot.
  15. time, place, and manner test
    three-part test to determine whether a statute places legitimate limits on the First Amendment right of free speech.
  16. unlawful assembly
    ancient crime of three or more persons gathering together to commit an unlawful act.
  17. vagrancy
    ancient crime of poor people wandering around with no visible means of support.
  18. "victimless" crimes
    crimes without complaining victims (for example, recreational illegal drug users).
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Criminal justice cha 12
criminal justice chap 12