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5 Matching questions

  1. Sixth Amendment
  2. Criminal Justice System
  3. Uniform Crime Reports
  4. Eighth Amendment
  5. Probable Cause
  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. c (law) evidence sufficient to warrant an arrest or search and seizure
  4. d the system of police, courts, and prisons set up to deal with people who are accused of having committed a crime
  5. e An annual FBI publication that summarizes the incidence and rate of reported crimes throughout the United States.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. violations of natural law or as an antisocial behavior or deviance lack precision
  2. A law that governs relationships between individuals and defines their legal rights.
  3. 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.
  4. extremely high rates of imprisonment, particularly of African American males
  5. 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

  1. Escobedo v. IllinoisLandmark 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.


  2. National Crime Victimization Surveyobtains its data from victims; U.S. has the highest crime rate of any major INDUSTRIALIZED NATION


  3. Good Faith Exceptionextremely high rates of imprisonment, particularly of African American males


  4. Dark Figure of Crimeallowed 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


  5. Tennessee v. GarnerDeadly force is limited to protection of yourself or another.


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