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Chapter Quiz - True/False

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Question 1.
The U.S. Supreme Court case Hudson v. Palmer (1984) asserted that the need for prison officials to conduct thorough and unannounced searches is greater than inmates' right to privacy in personal possessions.

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Question 2.
Most males in prisons who are sexually aggressive toward other males consider themselves to be homosexual.

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Question 3.
Prison authorities are permitted to open and censor a prisoner's private mail from immediate family.

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Question 4.
The "hands-off doctrine" refers to the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling restricting the use of force by corrections officers.

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Question 5.
"Prisons as total institutions" demonstrate that the U.S. government is moving toward rehabilitation in addition to confinement.

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Question 6.
Most states are now equipped with substantial capacity for the psychiatric treatment of mentally disturbed inmates.

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Question 7.
Prison riots are generally unplanned and tend to occur spontaneously, resulting from a relatively minor precipitating event.

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Question 8.
Inmates have the right to consult "jail house lawyers" for advice if the prison does not provide assistance by trained legal professionals.

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Question 9.
"Prison argot" is a secret language that prisoners use to communicate with one another and that only the prisoners know.

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Question 10.
The "chivalry factor" has led to a recent decline in the number of women being sentenced to prison, as more and more judges are reluctant to separate mothers from their children.

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Question 11.
The "balancing test" has become a generally applicable guideline for all prison operations.

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Question 12.
The "hands-off doctrine" was discontinued for several years but is showing some resurgence.

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Question 13.
Cruz v. Beto was a Court case that applied to inmates' rights to pursue higher education in prison.

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Question 14.
The slang term for an inmate who uses force to obtain what he wants from others is "gorilla."

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Question 15.
There is currently a "graying" of America's prison population.

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Question 16.
In the United States, there is an increasing crime rate among people who are more than 50 years old.

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Question 17.
Inmates tend to adopt the values and morals of the nonprison population the longer they are incarcerated in prison.

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Question 18.
One element of the prison code that leads to prisonization is "don't whine."

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Question 19.
Inmates who build their prison lifestyle around seeking whatever pleasures they can find within the confines of the prison are known as narcissists.

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Question 20.
The "balancing test" was derived from the Court case Pell v. Procunier (1974).

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