← Paralegal 101 Test
5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- Exculpatory evidence
- Actus rea
- a Bad act.
- b Evidence that suggests the defendant's innocence.
- c The transfer of a case from one state court to a federal court.
- d The failure to act reasonably under the circumstances.
- e A grand jury's written accusation that a given individual has committed a crime.
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- A national organization of paralegal programs that promoties high standards for paralegal education.
- The rule whereby all members of a law firm are treated as though they had represented the former client.
- When an appellate court that normally sits in panels sits as a whole.
- Defendant's reply to the complaint. It may contain statements of denial, admission, or lack of knowledge and affirmative defenses.
- Being the victim of repeated attacks, self-defense is sometimes allowed to the victim, even when the victim is not in immediate danger.
5 True/False Questions
Pleadings → An advance or down payment that is given to engage the services of an attorney.
Exclusionary rule → A rule that states that evidence obtained in violation of an individual's constitutional rights cannot be used against that individual in a criminal trial.
Stop and frisk → The right of the police to detain an individual for a brief period of time and to search the outside of the person's clothing if the police have a reasonable suspicion that the individual has committed or is about to commit a crime.
Minimum contacts → A court order rquiring a party to perform a specific act or to cease doing a specific act.
Affirm → When a higher court agrees with what a lower court has done.