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5 Matching questions

  1. Substantive Criminal Law
  2. Administrative Law
  3. Sixth Amendment
  4. Equal Protection Clause
  5. Case Law
  1. a (civil law) a law established by following earlier judicial decisions
  2. b 14th amendment clause that prohibits states from denying equal protection under the law, and has been used to combat discrimination
  3. c The part of the law that defines crimes and specifies punishments.
  4. d 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.
  5. e The body of law created by administrative agencies (in the form of rules, regulations, orders, and decisions) in order to carry out their duties and responsibilities.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. (law) evidence sufficient to warrant an arrest or search and seizure
  2. The body of law enacted by legislative bodies (as opposed to constitutional law, administrative law, or case law).
  3. established the exclusionary rule; evidence illegally obtained cannot be used in court; Warren Court's judicial activism
  4. a government official who conducts criminal prosecutions on behalf of the state
  5. An exception to the exclusionary rule. Law enforcement officers who conduct a search or who seize evidence on the basis of good faith that is, when they believe they are operating according to the dictates of the law and who later discover that a mistake was made perhaps in the format of the application for a search warrant may still use the seized evidence in the court.

5 True/False questions

  1. Reasonable Suspicion(law) evidence sufficient to warrant an arrest or search and seizure


  2. Dark Figure of Crime1950s, political campaign, decreased last 30 years


  3. Police CultureThe period of American Policing during the late 19th century and early 20th centuries during which police forces served more to regulate crime pursuant to the wishes of corrupt politicians.


  4. Political Eraa distinct set of values beliefs and behaviors deemed acceptable within the law enforcement professions (authority, danger, social isolation and efficiency)


  5. Fleeing Felon Ruleallowed 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