Current trend in the treatment of juvenile offenders
Most important that juveniles be held accountable and community safety be protected
In the TLO v New Jersey case, what is necessary in order for a principal to conduct a lawful search of a student?
Most likely motivating factors for a person to commit a crime in an area where violence is accepted?
A norm, poverty, expected behavior
In the crutches case in class, because the use of the crutches was considered a deadly weapon used to attack the victim and the continual beating indicated intent, the charges would be ____?
First degree assault
The main reason there is no exact definition of the due process guarantees is that?
The courts continually define the guarantees case by case
What is the difference between criminal assault and criminal battery?
In assault there is threat of a physical attack
The bill of rights were designed to protect against the power of the ___ government
Federal government only
The due process procedures required in a specific situation depend on?
The seriousness of the harm that might be done to the citizen
Which of the following is NOT a result of the supreme court decision in Griswold v. Connecticut?
A womans right concerning reproduction rights is absolute
According to Maryland v. Hicks, a trial must take place within 180 days. What may happen if the trial has not taken place after 180 days?
The defendant may be released
Law is defined as?
Rules and regulations made and enforced by government to regulate people's conduct.
What term describes the fact that government cannot unfairly or unreasonably treat people differently?
Equal protection of the law
The government must treat you fairly if you are accused of a crime is known as the ___ ___ of law.
When can illegally obtained evidence be used?
When officers can prove the evidence would surely have been found through legal means
An argument in favor of the ___ rule-encourages police to protect defendants constitutional rights
In the fifth amendment it says "...No person shall be held to answer for a capital [offense].." Which of the following is the best substitute for capital?
Punishable by death
In the fifth amendment it says ". . . nor be deprived of life, liberty, or property without due process of law;" Which of the following is the best substitute for due process of law?
In the sixth amendment it says..."the accused shall enjoy the right to a speedy and public trial, by an impartial jury..." which of the following is the best substitute for impartial?
In the sixth amendment it says "...[the accused is] to have compulsory process for obtaining witnesses in his favor. best substitute for compulsory process?
A court order requiring attendance
This set a precedent that only allowed counsel in capital crimes and/or under special circumstances such illiteracy
Betts v. Brady
Requires an attorney be provided for the accused no matter what the offense if the defendant
Gideon V. Wainwright
Police officer has probable cause to believe travelers have contraband in their truck.
Enter a house after the person opens the door and does not stop the officer from entering their home
Police are in a persons home questioning them about a recent robbery and see a sawed-off shot gun in their gun rack hanging on the wall. They seize the gun and arrest the owner