JUVENILE JUSTICE SYSTEM

The courts and other government entities involved in the adjudication of cases involving minors.

JURY NULLIFICATION

It can occur when the members of the jury believe that to find the defendant guilty would be unfair or unjust or would...

JUMPING STAND

a type of apparatus used to research discriminations. Rats try to obtain food so they have to jump through doors on a platform from...

JANET, PIERRE MARIE FELIX (1859-1947)

Janet, one of the first systematic students of neurosis, was bom and raised in Paris, and studied at the University of Paris. There he...

JUDGMENT

In psychophysics the ability to determine the presence or relative magnitude of stimuli, or the capacity to recognize relationships, draw conclusions from evidence and...

JOINT PROBABILITY

the probability for two events occurring simultaneously.

JOHNSON V LOUISIANA

a case resulting in an influential decision establishing that there is no constitutional requirements for states to require juries to be unanimous in...

JOB DESCRIPTIVE INDEX (JI)I)

a 72-item instrument measuring employees' attitudes in areas such as work, pay, supervision, promotions and coworkers.

JUSTICE

The legal process and the imposition of proportionate punishment. See common sense, procedural justice. It is the impartial and fair settlement of conflict.

JIGGLE CAGE

A spring-mounted box that records small oscillations caused by enclosed animals.

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