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1. In ____________, the Supreme Court ruled that capital punishment

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1. In ____________, the Supreme Court ruled that capital punishment can be imposed only by a jury or by a judge following a jury's recommendation. (Points : 4)
United States v. Ursery
Trop v. Dulles

Solem v.Helm

Ring v. Arizona

2. The purpose of an inventory search of a person who is being jailed is to: (Points : 4)
discover evidence of a crime
protect officers and other prisoners
both a and b
neither a nor b

3. If police officers make a stop for a traffic violation and are reasonably suspicious that the situation is dangerous, they: (Points : 4)
can order driver and passenger our of the care but not frisk them
cannot order driver or passenger out of the care or frisk them
can order driver and passenger out of the care and frisk them
can order driver and passenger out of the car; can frisk driver but not passenger

4. The Supreme Court has defined _____________ as existing where the facts and circumstances within the officers' knowledge and of which they had reasonably trustworthy information is sufficient to warrant a person of reasonable caution to believe that it is more likely than not an offense has been or is being committed by the suspect. (Points : 4)
reasonable suspicion
probable cause
a preponderance of the evidence
beyond a reasonable doubt

5. What is required of a stop? (Points : 4)
reasonable suspicion
probable cause
a warrant
both b and c

6. Unenumerated rights include the right to: (Points : 4)
interstate and international travel
freedom of association
All of the above

7. Exigent circumstances include all of the following except: (Points : 4)
driving while intoxicated
a person fleeing upon seeing an officer approach
hot pursuit
danger of destruction of evidence

8. The first state to pass a victims' rights consitutional amendment was: (Points : 4)

9. The Eighth Amendment: (Points : 4)
guarantees bail
prohibits excessive bail
applies to most states
all of the above

10. Relationships where third party consent to search is allowed include all except: (Points : 4)

11. Roadblocks have been found to be constitutional if their purpose is to check for: (Points : 4)
drivers under the influence of alcohol
both a and b
neither a nor b

12. Fleeing felons can be killed by police: (Points : 4)
if the pursuit enters another jurisdiction
if the police fear the felon would otherwise escape
only if the suspect presents to imminent danger to life
if the police have a shoot to kill clause in the arrest warrant

13. Curtilage is: (Points : 4)
another term for exigent circumstances
abandoned property
a term used to describe property generally associated with the common use of land
Latin for "reasonable expectation of privacy"

14. The purpose of the Brady Law is to: (Points : 4)
limit the number of firearms on American streets at any given time
prevent prohibited persons from obtaining handguns
ensure that those obtaining firearms receive training in proper use and storage of their weapons
prevent accidental injury or death by firearms

15. Judicial activism is: (Points : 4)
when judges interpret the Constitution and its amendments
a violation of due process
all of the above

16. In order for speech to be considered obscene, and thus not protected by the First Amendment, it must be all of the following except: (Points : 4)
the work taken as a whole appeals to the prurient interest in sex
it portrays sexual conduct in a patently offensive way
the work taken as a whole does not have a serious literary, artistic, political or scientific value

17. The Law Enforcement Officers Safety Act of 2004: (Points : 4)
allows off duty officers to carry concealed weapons throughtout the country
allows retired officers to carry concealed weapons throughout the country
was strongly opposed by the International Association of Chiefs of Police
all of the above

18. Acceptable sources of probable cause could include all except: (Points : 4)
what a government agent sees
what a government agent smells
what a government agent experiences in a dream
what a reliable informant tells a government agent

19. The exclusionary rule is: (Points : 4)
legislatively created law
judge made case law
jury made case law
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Homework
Expert:  Chris M. replied 5 years ago.

Hello, and thanks for the question.


Your post got cut short at question #19. Could you complete the questions?



Customer: replied 5 years ago.

19. The
exclusionary rule is: (Points : 4)

created law

made case law

made case law

a rule not law

20. In
which of the following scenarios can an officer make a lawful arrest?
(Points : 4)

a misdemeanor that the police didn't witness

a misdemeanor that was committed in an officer's presence

a and b

a or b

21. Officers
who make a traffic stop may: (Points : 4)

the driver

a summons for a required court appearance

and jail the driver

of the preceding depending on the circumstances

22. A
warrantless search is reasonable: (Points : 4)

to a lawful arrest


evidence is in plain view

of the above

23. Obtaining
a confession by ____________ is constitutional. (Points : 4)




of the proceedings

24. The
Fifth Amendment privilege against self-incrimination comes into play:
(Points : 4)

at trial

a government agent questions a suspect; whether in custody or not

during custodial interrogation

is no such privilege attached to the Fifth Amendment.

25. The
Sixth Amendment presumes that one's legal counsel is also:
(Points : 4)



a and b

Customer: replied 5 years ago.
Are you still working on the answers
Expert:  Chris M. replied 5 years ago.
Yes, I'm working on these. When is your deadline for submission?
Expert:  Chris M. replied 5 years ago.

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