5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Jim Crow
- Uniform Crime Reports
- Substantive Criminal Law
- Gideon v. Wainwright
- Due Process Model
- a A person who cannot afford an attorney may have one appointed by the government
- b Laws written to separate blacks and whites in public areas/meant African Americans had unequal opportunities in housing, work, education, and government
- c The part of the law that defines crimes and specifies punishments.
- d An annual FBI publication that summarizes the incidence and rate of reported crimes throughout the United States.
- e A criminal justice perspective that emphasizes individual rights at all stages of justice system processing.
5 Multiple choice questions
- 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.
- Ruled that a defendant must be allowed access to a lawyer before questioning by police.
- 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.
- (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
- are lesser criminal acts which are generally punished less severely than felonies
5 True/False questions
Mapp v. Ohio → established the exclusionary rule; evidence illegally obtained cannot be used in court; Warren Court's judicial activism
Constitutional Law → A law that governs relationships between individuals and defines their legal rights.
Terry v. Ohio → established the exclusionary rule; evidence illegally obtained cannot be used in court; Warren Court's judicial activism
Equal Protection Clause → (law) evidence sufficient to warrant an arrest or search and seizure
Sixth Amendment → the constitutional amendment designed to protect the rights of persons accused of crimes, including protection against double jeopardy, self-incrimination, and punishment without the due process of law.