Glossary J

Joseph D. Pistone refers to the FBI (Federal Bureau of Investigation) Special Agent known for his undercover work

Journal is defined as a written collection of articles describing the methods and results of new research.

- JRA (Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis) : JRA is the acronym of Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis that refers to a form of arthritis in children ages 16 or younger that causes inflammation and stiffness of the joints.

Judgmental heuristics refer to mental shortcuts people use to make judgments quickly and efficiently

Judgmental sampling is defined as sampling of opinionated people. Please see also Purposive sampling.

Judgmental task refers to a project, problem, or other type of task with results that cannot be evaluated objectively because there are no clear criteria to judge them against.

Judicial bypass option refers to abortion legislation that allows for a judge to bypass parental consent or notification for a minor to acquire an abortion.

Judicial Notice is defined as "facts which do not need to be proven, facts accepted by the judge"

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