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1. Not all persons are...
1. Not all persons are directly or indirectly affected by crime.
1. True
2. False
2. Criminal laws do not vary among states.
1. True
2. False
3. Originally, the common law of England was nothing more than an unwritten set of regulations and customs.
1. True
2. False
4. The Fifth Amendment to the U. S. Constitution provides for the right to a jury trial.
1. True
2. False
5. A characteristic of the American court system is that it performs its duties with little or no supervision.
1. True
2. False
3.
6. The settlement of criminal charges by atonement was the forerunner of our present procedures of fining criminal.
1. True
2. False
7. When a citation is issued, the accused must be booked before he or she is released.
1. True
2. False
8. The purpose of the initial appearance is to determine what charges should be brought against the accused.
1. True
2. False
9. The right to post bail is a guarantee included in the Bill of Rights.
1. True
2. False
10. In some cases, a defendant may be required to post bail to ensure his or her presence in court.
1. True
2. False
11. An accused person may be released on his or her own recognizance only on misdemeanor charges.
1. True
2. False
12. An "indictment" and a "true bill" are two completely different documents.
1. True
2. False
13. The grand jury proceeding is a carryover from common law procedure.
1. True
2. False
14. A court trial (a trial the judge conducts without a jury) is considered to have begun when the first witness has been sworn.
1. True
2. False
15. A plea of nolo contendere is equivalent to a not guilty plea.
1. True
2. False
16. If venue is not established at trial, it is considered waived.
True
False
17. The Fourth Amendment protects against unreasonable searches and seizures of both persons and property.
1. True
2. False
18. The state must approve any requests for continuances.
1. True
2. False
19. The U.S. Supreme Court has held that a verdict rendered by a jury comprising fewer than 12 members was not a violation of an accused’s constitutional right to a trial by jury.
True or False
20. A "gag order" is an order to gag an unruly defendant.
1. True
2. False
21. If no member of the public is present at a trial, the trial must be delayed until some member of the public is present.
True or False
22. An accused person does not have the right to counsel in petty cases.
1. True
2. False
23. For many years, the Constitutional guarantee to the assistance of counsel was interpreted to mean at trial only and not before.
1. True
2. False
24. In English common law, an accused person had the right to the assistance of counsel in misdemeanor cases.
1. True
2. False
25. The U.S. Supreme Court has held that in all criminal cases the defendant has a right to a jury trial.
1. True
2. False
26. In Faretta v. U. S., the Supreme Court held that the accused has a right to represent him- or herself.
1. True
2. False
27. The Exclusionary Rule was applied to the states in the*****case of Wolf v. Colorado.
1. True
2. False
28. The least serious category of crime from the following list is
1. Treason
2. Felony
3. Misdemeanor
4. State jail felony
5.
29. The Magna Charta __________.
1. guaranteed the right to a trial by jury of 12 citizens
2. established the grand jury system
3. was a Roman document used to govern England
4. made way for the establishment of due process of law
30. Trial by ordeal __________
1. refers to any trial with at least two lawyers
2. was a trial to determine how much punishment should be given
3. was a trial requiring the accused to perform some physical feat
4. None of the above
31. "Venue" is __________.
1. the geographical area in which a case is heard
2. the court that will hear the appeal
3. the court that has jurisdiction to decline the case
4. a term used to indicate the desire for a jury trial
32. In which of the cases listed below was the defendant taken to the police station and questioned continuously for two days before he confessed?
1. Brown v. Mississippi
2. Ashcraft v. Tennessee
3. Miranda v. Arizona
4. Escobedo v. Illinois
33. Which of the classes of persons below have at least limited immunity from arrest?
1. Police officers
2. Correctional officers
3. Out-of-state witnesses
4. None of the above
34. In which of the cases listed below did the Supreme Court establish certain safeguards for individuals being interrogated by the police?
1. Brown v. Mississippi
2. Ashcraft v. Tennessee
3. Miranda v. Arizona
4. Escobedo v. Illinois
35. An arrested person must be taken before a magistrate __________.
1. within six days
2. within five days
3. without unnecessary delay
4. as soon as possible
36. Which statement below is correct regarding the preliminary hearing?
1. A preliminary hearing is much like a junior trial.
2. The defendant must be present and may be represented by an attorney.
3. The prosecutio
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Here are my answers for comparison with your own. Let me know if you have any questions.

1. False

2. False

3. True

4. False

5. True

6. True

7. False

8. False

9. False

10. True

11. True

12. False

13. True

14. False

15. False

16. False

17. True

18. True

19. True

20. False

21. False

22. True

23. True

24. True

25. False

26. True

27. False

28. 3. Misdemeanor

29. 4. made way for the establishment of due process of law

30. 3. was a trial requiring the accused to perform some physical feat

31. 1. the geographical area in which a case is heard

32. 2. Ashcraft v. Tennessee

33. 1. Police officers

34. 3. Miranda v. Arizona

35. 3. without unnecessary delay

36. 2. The defendant must be present and may be represented by an attorney.

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37. Which of the actions below may be taken at an arraignment? (Points: 2)
The judge will advise the accused of the charges.
The accused may enter a plea.
The accused will be advised of his or her Constitutional rights.
All of the above

38. At the preliminary hearing, if a judge holds the defendant to answer for trial, the prosecuting attorney must __________. (Points: 2)
prepare a legal document known as an information
try the case before a jury
dismiss the case
prepare an indictment

39. The right of an accused to a speedy trial as guaranteed by the Bill of Rights of the U.S. Constitution was made applicable to the states by the __________. (Points: 2)
Fourth Amendment
Fifth Amendment
Sixth Amendment
Twenty-First Amendment

40. If a request for continuance is made, whether it is granted or not is at the discretion of the __________. (Points: 2)
appellate court
judge
witness
prosecutor

41. The right of the accused to a jury trial is contained in what U.S. Constitutional amendment? (Points: 2)
First
Fifth
Sixth
Tenth

42. The Argersinger v. Hamlin case held that: (Points: 2)
there was no right to counsel unless the case was a felony
the right to counsel begins when the accused is interrogated
absent a knowing and intelligent waiver, no person may be imprisoned for any offense, whether classified as petty, misdemeanor, or felony, unless he was represented by counsel at his trial
none of the above

43. The U.S. Supreme Court has held that a jury may not be composed of fewer than _____ persons. (Points: 2)
twelve
nine
six
five

44. The Illinois v. Allen decision held that an unruly defendant could be __________. (Points: 2)
removed from the courtroom
gagged
held in contempt of court
Any of the above

45. Once a trial has commenced and a defendant knowingly and voluntarily absented him- or herself, the trial judge __________. (Points: 2)
may declare a mistrial
must declare a mistrial
must grant a continuance
may continue the trial

46. The U.S. Supreme Court has held that a defendant may waive the assistance of counsel and represent himself or herself __________. (Points: 2)
if he or she is unable to afford an attorney
if he or she cannot find an attorney to take the case
if the defendant knowingly and intelligently waives counsel
if the defendant feels his or her attorney cannot be trusted

47. The U.S. Supreme Court case that addressed the right to post bail was __________. (Points: 2)
Stack v. Boyle
United States v. Miranda
Mapp v. Ohio
McNabb v. United States

48. In jurisdictions that permit dual pleas, if the competency of the defendant is in question __________. (Points: 2)
the proceedings must be stopped until the issue of competency is determined
a plea of not guilty by reason of insanity is entered
the defendant must be placed in a mental hospital
the trial proceeds with the defense having the assistance of a psychiatrist

49. State laws generally provide that a continuance may not be granted except __________. (Points: 2)
on request of the defendant
on request of the prosecutor
where the ends of justice require
on request of the trial judge

50. Which of the following are exceptions to the Fourth Amendment? (Points: 2)
consent to search
evidence in Plain View
evidence discovered in Open Fields
all of the above

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