5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Sixth Amendment
- Criminal Justice System
- Uniform Crime Reports
- Eighth Amendment
- Probable Cause
- a the constitutional amendment that forbids cruel and unusual punishment, although it does not define this phrase. Through the fourteenth amendment, this bill of rights provision applies to the states.
- b the constitutional amendment designed to protect individuals accused of crimes. It includes the right to counsel, the right to confront witnesses, and the right to a speedy and public trial.
- c (law) evidence sufficient to warrant an arrest or search and seizure
- d the system of police, courts, and prisons set up to deal with people who are accused of having committed a crime
- e An annual FBI publication that summarizes the incidence and rate of reported crimes throughout the United States.
5 Multiple choice questions
- violations of natural law or as an antisocial behavior or deviance lack precision
- A law that governs relationships between individuals and defines their legal rights.
- 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.
- extremely high rates of imprisonment, particularly of African American males
- discussed by Samuel Walker the model emphasizes that the system handles different kinds of cases differently; it depicts four layers. (Celebrated, Heavy Duty, Lightweight, Misdemeanors)
5 True/False questions
Escobedo v. Illinois → Landmark ruling that a police officer can detain without arrest, and frisk for officer safety when there is reasonable suspicion that a crime is about to be committed. Court rules that detention is a seizure, and frisk is a search, but is allowable since they are temporary and limited in scope, respectively.
National Crime Victimization Survey → obtains its data from victims; U.S. has the highest crime rate of any major INDUSTRIALIZED NATION
Good Faith Exception → extremely high rates of imprisonment, particularly of African American males
Dark Figure of Crime → allowed an officer to use deadly force when he reasonably believed he was justified in arresting an individual for a felony, any felony, so long as the officer also reasonably believed that such force was necessary; this was the prevailing legal restrictions regarding deadly force used up until the mid-1980s
Tennessee v. Garner → Deadly force is limited to protection of yourself or another.