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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Who won the bureaucratic paper battle in Part 3, Chapter 14?
2. What term is used in the book to describe the practice of flooding a judge with paperwork to manipulate him into changing his behavior?
3. In the case of the sexually molested mentally handicapped boy in Part 3, Chapter 14, the judge deemed the victim what?
4. What is the name of the mentally handicapped girl that Andre helped in Part 2, Chapter 9?
5. What attorney at a meeting about reforming the juvenile justice system argued that the office should address root problems in Part 2, Chapter 9?
Short Essay Questions
1. What incident is described by the author involving a child molestation case in the opening of Part 3, Chapter 14?
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. What are the CYA and HOP, according to the author in Part 2, Chapter 11? Where was Carla James sent?
4. How did Judge Dorn view himself as an authority figure? How did others perceive him in the system, according to the author in Part 2, Chapter 12?
5. 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?
6. How was Ronald Duncan’s testimony described by the author in Part 3, Chapter 13?
7. How did the battle between Judge Dorn and the DA’s office progress in Part 3, Chapter 14?
8. What conclusions did Carla James express of the juvenile justice system to the author in Part 4, Chapter 18?
9. How does the author describe Sherry Gold when introducing her in Part 3, Chapter 15?
10. How does the author describe Shy Boy’s circumstances in Part 3, Chapter 15?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Describe and discuss the landmark case of Gerald Frances Gault. When was In re Gault published by the Supreme Court? What did this decision mean for the future of the juvenile justice system in the United States? How does Edward Humes view the case?
Essay Topic 2
Discuss the author’s depiction of Peggy Beckstrand in the book. What opinions does the author give of Beckstrand? Do you think he represents this individual objectively? Do you feel that Beckstrand is an empathetic individual in the narrative? Why or why not?
Essay Topic 3
Discuss role of the intake officers at Central Juvenile Hall. Why does the author describe these figures as powerful? How do their reports help to shape the life of a prisoner within the juvenile justice system?
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