5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Eighth Amendment
- Exclusionary Rule
- Dark Figure of Crime
- Bill of Rights
- Legal Guilt
- 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 A metaphor that describes crime that goes unreported to police and criminal justice officials and is never quantified.
- c when the prosecutor presents evidence to convince the judge the jury that the defendant is guilty as charged
- d The first ten amendments to the Constitution
- e a rule that provides that otherwise admissible evidence cannot be used in a criminal trial if it was the result of illegal police conduct
5 Multiple choice questions
- An attorney employed by the government to represent criminal defenders who cannot afford to pay for a lawyer.
- a distinct set of values beliefs and behaviors deemed acceptable within the law enforcement professions (authority, danger, social isolation and efficiency)
- the system of police, courts, and prisons set up to deal with people who are accused of having committed a crime
- Deals with the issue of whether the defendant is actually responsible for the crime of which he or she stands accused.
- the situation of having been charged with a crime
5 True/False questions
Courtroom Work Group → 1950s, political campaign, decreased last 30 years
Substantive Criminal Law → The part of the law that defines crimes and specifies punishments.
War on Crime → a government official who conducts criminal prosecutions on behalf of the state
Constitutional Law → law based on the constitution and supreme court decisions
Escobedo v. Illinois → Ruled that a defendant must be allowed access to a lawyer before questioning by police.