5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- Reasonable Suspicion
- Gideon v. Wainwright
- Eighth Amendment
- Problem-Oriented Policing
- Ex-Post Facto Clause
- 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 an approach to policing in which officers routinely seek to identify, analyze, and respond to the circumstances underlying the incidents that prompt citizens to call the police
- c evidence that justifies an officer in stopping and questioning an individual believed to be involved in criminal activity
- d A person who cannot afford an attorney may have one appointed by the government
- e (means after the fact) congress cannot pass a law that punishes a person retroactively; a person cannot be punished for something he/she did that was not a crime when it was committed
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- a government official who conducts criminal prosecutions on behalf of the state
- A criminal justice perspective that emphasizes individual rights at all stages of justice system processing.
- 14th amendment clause that prohibits states from denying equal protection under the law, and has been used to combat discrimination
- A licensed trial lawyer hired or appointed to conduct the legal defense of a person accused of a crime and to represent him or her before a court of law.
- Laws written to separate blacks and whites in public areas/meant African Americans had unequal opportunities in housing, work, education, and government
5 True/False Questions
Administrative Law → The body of law enacted by legislative bodies (as opposed to constitutional law, administrative law, or case law).
Criminal Justice System → A criminal justice model that places primary emphasis on the right of society to be protected from crime and violent criminals. Crime control values emphasize speed and efficiency in the criminal justice process; the benefits of lower crime rates outweigh any possible costs to individual rights.
Probable Cause → (law) evidence sufficient to warrant an arrest or search and seizure
Case Law → (civil law) a law established by following earlier judicial decisions
Statutory Law → The body of law enacted by legislative bodies (as opposed to constitutional law, administrative law, or case law).