5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- Fifth Amendment
- Case Law
- Jim Crow
- a are lesser criminal acts which are generally punished less severely than felonies
- b the constitutional amendment designed to protect the rights of persons accused of crimes, including protection against double jeopardy, self-incrimination, and punishment without the due process of law.
- c Laws written to separate blacks and whites in public areas/meant African Americans had unequal opportunities in housing, work, education, and government
- d the situation of having been charged with a crime
- e (civil law) a law established by following earlier judicial decisions
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- What act was enacted with the goal of assisting local governments in reducing the incidence of crime by increasing the effectiveness, fairness, and coordination of law enforcement and the criminal justice system.
- The social organization consisting of the judge, prosecutor, defense attorney, and other court workers. The relationships among these persons have a far-reaching impact on the day-to-day operations of any court.
- Deadly force is limited to protection of yourself or another.
- the period 1961 to 1966 is frequently referred to as ________ _______ _______. the US supreme court an activist role, becoming quite literally givers of the law rather than interpreters of it
- law based on the constitution and supreme court decisions
5 True/False Questions
Prosecutor → Laws written to separate blacks and whites in public areas/meant African Americans had unequal opportunities in housing, work, education, and government
Substantive Criminal Law → The part of the law that defines crimes and specifies punishments.
Grand Jury → (civil law) a law established by following earlier judicial decisions
Mapp v. Ohio → established the exclusionary rule; evidence illegally obtained cannot be used in court; Warren Court's judicial activism
Criminal Justice System → the system of police, courts, and prisons set up to deal with people who are accused of having committed a crime