[CJS #2] - The Wedding Cake Model (1-23)

cmarquardt94's version from 2017-01-23 16:02


Question Answer
How many layers are in the Wedding Cake Model?4
what is the "Bottom Layer" ?The [bottom layer] is misdemeanors! Which means if convicted the punishment must be 1 year or less
what is right above the bottom layer ?[Second Tier] is where there are ...[low level felony cases] and if convicted, the possibility of longer than a year!
what is next after the second tier?[Third Tier] = upper level felony cases; people will usually face prison time; tend to be violent!
what is the very last part of the "Wedding Cake Model"?[Top Tier] = the high-profile cases; tend to be profiled by the media; potential for significant penalties; may involve well-known offenders