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Question 18 of 20
Beginning in the 1960s and 1970s, both liberals and conservatives began calling for __________ in sentencing.
A. more emphasis on rehabilitation
B. more punishment for drug offenders
C. decreasing judicial discretion
D. decreasing use of mandatory minimums
Question 19 of 20
Capital punishment research on the offender-victim racial dyad established that cases involving __________ were more likely to result in the death penalty as compared to other dyads.
A. black offenders and white victims
B. white offenders and white victims
C. black offenders and black victims
D. white offenders and black victims
__________ consumes more appellate judge time than any other appellate activity.
A. Oral argument
C. Ruling on motions
D. Writing opinions
The first step in the appeal process is filinga/an
A. pro hac vice.
B. appeal writ.
C. petition to vacate.
D. notice of appeal.
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The situation where a case is heard by all the judges on the appellate court is called a/an __________ hearing.
A. de facto
B. corpus delicti
D. en banc
The written legal arguments filed with the appellate court are called:
B. action documents.
A court that must hear an appeal has __________ appellate jurisdiction of that appeal.
On the criminal side, lower courts do not have jurisdiction over which one of the following types of trials?
B. Traffic violations
C. Ordinance violation
An appeal that takes the form of a totally new trial is called an appeal by:
A. a successive venire.
B. trial de novo.
C. petit jury.
Under the Sixth Amendment, defendants have a right to a jury trial only if the offense is punishable by imprisonment of more than __________ months.
According to researcher Malcolm Feeley, in lower courts the __________ is the punishment.
B. judge's behavior
C. lack of rights
The acronym ADR stands for:
A. Affirmative Disposition Rehabilitation.
B. Associated Dispute Rectification.
C. Alternative Dispute Resolution.
D. Active Differential Reification.
Which of the following is NOT a recommendation of court reformers?
A. Abolish non-lawyer judges
B. Increase the use of trial de novo
C. Create a single trial court statewide
D. Increased training for lower court judges
Anthony Platt argues that the Child Saving Movement was fuled by __________ conflict.
A. international economic
B. fundamental legal
C. political party
D. religious, ethnic, and class
A heavily disproportionate number of juveniles transferred to adult court are:
A. white females.
B. immigrant males.
C. Hispanic females.
D. black males.
Most juveniles transferred to adult court are charged with __________ offenses.
In 1967, in the __________ decision, the U.S. Supreme Court held that juvenile courts must provide due process.
The federal Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act of 1974 mandated __________ of status offenders.
A. psychological evaluations
Over the years, juvenile courts have increasingly come to resemble __________ courts.
In contrast to the criminal courtroom workgroup, in the juvenile courtroom workgroup:
A. the judge has less discretion.
B. the prosecutor has little power.
C. defense attorneys have more power.
D. probation officers and experts play a greater role.
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4. Which of the following is NOT a true statement about pluralism?
A. Law is representative of the ruling classes only.
B. Interest groups influence law.
C. Powerful groups in society define law.
egal moralism is best used to justify laws against:
D. driving without a license.
D. Power changes hands over time in a society.