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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. According to the narrator in Part 2, Chapter 10, Sister Janet prodded Geri Vance’s attorney to get him a reduced sentence. The attorney succeeded with a bargain that earned him what maximum sentence?
(a) 5 years.
(b) 12 years.
(c) 8 years.
(d) 20 years.
2. Where was Ronald Duncan sentenced to in Part 3, Chapter 13?
3. What does “CYA” refer to in Part 2, Chapter 11?
(a) Crime Year Assessment.
(b) California Yurt Association.
(c) Criminal Youth Advocacy.
(d) California Youth Authority.
4. How had the files on Judge Dorn’s desk changed in the past year, according to the author in Part 4, Chapter 18?
(a) They'd gotten thicker.
(b) They'd gotten smaller.
(c) They'd become fewer.
(d) They were no longer juvenile files.
5. In Part 3, Chapter 14, the DA’s office went after a judge in Pasadena, temporarily bringing down LA County Juvenile Hall’s capacity by how much?
Short Answer Questions
1. What was the nickname of the new kid in the author’s writing class in Part 3, Chapter 16?
2. Sister Janet pleaded against the mother of what victim in order to have Elias tried as a juvenile in Part 2, Chapter 10?
3. What former juvenile prisoner continued gang-banging even after being blinded by bullets in Part 2, Chapter 11?
4. According to the author in Part 3, Chapter 16, when kids are arrested for violent crimes they what percentage chance of paying serious consequences?
5. According to the author in Part 2, Chapter 10, Sister Janet was able to draw attention to her cases with the help of what football star?
Short Essay Questions
1. How does the author describe Shy Boy’s circumstances in Part 3, Chapter 15?
2. Humes relates two cases involving Dorn’s juvenile justice resolutions in Part 2, Chapter 12. How does he describe the “good outcome” case?
3. How did Peggy Beckstrand feel about Jason’s witness testimony in Part 3, Chapter 13?
4. How is Mark Lancaster’s background described in Part 3, Chapter 15? What was Mark charged with?
5. What conclusions does the author reach of the juvenile justice system in Part 4, Chapter 18? What statistics were shown in Humes’s writing students?
6. What program helped to rehabilitate Andre, according to the author in Part 2, Chapter 9?
7. What argument did Jim Hickey make at a meeting to discuss juvenile justice reform in Part 2, Chapter 9?
8. What did Elias do in order to be sent to “adult prison” in Part 2, Chapter 11? Why?
9. How much time has passed at the beginning of Part 4, Chapter 18? How does the author describe Judge Dorn’s courtroom at this time?
10. How does the author describe the “funnel” of the juvenile justice system in Part 3, Chapter 16? What statistics does he provide?
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