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5 Matching questions

  1. Reasonable suspicion
  2. Reversible error
  3. Legal Research
  4. Laws
  5. Insanity defense
  1. a An error made by the trial judge sufficiently serious to warrant reversing the trial court's decision.
  2. b The process of finding the law.
  3. c A defense requiring proof that the defendant was not mentally responsible.
  4. d A suspicion based on specific facts; less than probably cause.
  5. e Rules of conduct promulgated and enforced by the government.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. A constitutional fairness requirement that a defendant have at least a certain minimum level of contact with a state before the state courts can have jurisdiction over the defendant.
  2. A person who assists an attorney and, working under the attorney's supervision, does tasks that, absent the paralegal, the attorney would do. A paralegal cannot give advice or appear in court.
  3. An examination of a prospective juror to see if he or she is fit to serve as a juror on a specific case.
  4. A verdict ordered by a trial judge if the plaintiff fails to present a prima facie case or if the defendant fails to present a necessary defense.
  5. A method adopted by the federal rules in which the plaintiff simply informs the defendant of the claim and the general basis for it.

5 True/False questions

  1. No-knock warrantA warrant that allows the police to enter without announcing their presence in advance.


  2. Proving a case within a caseRules and regulations created by administrative agencies.


  3. JudgmentThe decision of the court regarding the claims of each side. It may be based on a jury's verdict.


  4. Motion for a new trialA request that the court order a rehearing of a lawsuit because irregularities, such as errors of the court or jury misconduct, make it probable that an impartial trial did not occur.


  5. IndictmentA grand jury's written accusation that a given individual has committed a crime.


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