5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Gideon v. Wainwright
- Statutory Law
- Civil Law
- Omnibus Safe Streets and Crime Control Act of 1968
- Reasonable Suspicion
- a The body of law enacted by legislative bodies (as opposed to constitutional law, administrative law, or case law).
- b evidence that justifies an officer in stopping and questioning an individual believed to be involved in criminal activity
- c A person who cannot afford an attorney may have one appointed by the government
- d A law that governs relationships between individuals and defines their legal rights.
- e What act was enacted with the goal of assisting local governments in reducing the incidence of crime by increasing the effectiveness, fairness, and coordination of law enforcement and the criminal justice system.
5 Multiple choice questions
- 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
- 6 elements:
1.police stay out of politics
2.police should be well trained, well disciplined, tightly organized
3.laws should be equally enforced
4.police should use new technology
5.personnel procedures should be based on merit
6.main task of police should be fighting crime
- 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.
- 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.
- The first ten amendments to the Constitution
5 True/False questions
Crime Control Model → A criminal justice perspective that emphasizes individual rights at all stages of justice system processing.
Misdemeanors → Laws written to separate blacks and whites in public areas/meant African Americans had unequal opportunities in housing, work, education, and government
Tennessee v. Garner → 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.
Prosecutor → a government official who conducts criminal prosecutions on behalf of the state
Administrative Law → 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.