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32 termscreated on December 5, 2016
vocab. chpt. 8
Jurisdiction
Exclusive Jurisdiction
Concurrent Jurisdiction
Plaintiff
(n.) an area of authority or control; the right to administer…
authority of only federal courts to hear and decide cases
Authority for both state and federal courts to hear and decid…
One who begins a lawsuit
Jurisdiction
(n.) an area of authority or control; the right to administer…
Exclusive Jurisdiction
authority of only federal courts to hear and decide cases
45 termscreated on December 5, 2016
Lesson 7, lesson 8, Lesson 9
transpose
dilemma
sardonic
intern
v. to change the order of, especially letters, words, or musi…
n. a choice between two unpleasant or difficult options... ex: W…
adj. using mocking or scornful humor... ex: Ken made the _______…
n. a student or recent graduate working as an apprentice whil…
transpose
v. to change the order of, especially letters, words, or musi…
dilemma
n. a choice between two unpleasant or difficult options... ex: W…
19 termscreated on December 5, 2016
History Ch. 4
Who wrote both the Pennsylvania Gazett…
During the 1700s where did most coloni…
What was the colonists' economy based…
In 1750 how many colonists lived in th…
Benjamin Franklin
on small farms
commerce, handcrafts, and farming
1 out of 20
Who wrote both the Pennsylvania Gazett…
Benjamin Franklin
During the 1700s where did most coloni…
on small farms
61 termscreated on December 5, 2016
Property Seizure and Forfeiture
Federal and state forfeiture laws prov…
II.
A.
B.
...
TERMINOLOGY
Forfeiture - A valid judgment rendered by a court with jurisd…
Proceeds - Anything received as payment for controlled substa…
Federal and state forfeiture laws prov…
...
II.
TERMINOLOGY
22 termscreated on December 5, 2016
Poli Sci vocab for exam
Libel
Slander
Sedition
Seditious speech
injuring the reputation of another through false text or pict…
injuring the reputation of another through false speech
rebelling against the government
speech about overthrowing/inciting violence against the gover…
Libel
injuring the reputation of another through false text or pict…
Slander
injuring the reputation of another through false speech
22 termscreated on December 5, 2016
Chapter 18 Vocab
Inferior courts
Jurisdiction
Concurrent jurisdiction
Plaintiff
The lower federal courts beneath the Sepreme Court
The authority of a court to hear (to try and to decide) a case
They share a power to hear these cases
The person who files the suit- may bring the case in the prop…
Inferior courts
The lower federal courts beneath the Sepreme Court
Jurisdiction
The authority of a court to hear (to try and to decide) a case
10 termscreated on December 5, 2016
tsl 10
edifice
utopia
sepulchre
physiognomies
a large, usually impressive building
a place of political or social perfection
a burial vault built of rock or stone
the facial features held to show qualities of mind or charact…
edifice
a large, usually impressive building
utopia
a place of political or social perfection
10 termscreated on December 5, 2016
vocab 10- tsl
Edifice
Utopia
Sepulchre
Physiognomies
(n) a large, usually impressive building
(n) a place or state of political or social perfection
(n) a burial vault built of rock or stone
(n) the facial features held to show qualities of mind or cha…
Edifice
(n) a large, usually impressive building
Utopia
(n) a place or state of political or social perfection
36 termscreated on December 5, 2016
Chapter 7 Creating the Constitution
What are the reasons many people calle…
"We, the people" refers to authority f…
How can the Constitution be changed?
The tenth amendment guarantees what ri…
Many people wanted a stronger central government
White males who own property
by amendments created by congress and ratified by the majority
The rights to the states to have the remaining power
What are the reasons many people calle…
Many people wanted a stronger central government
"We, the people" refers to authority f…
White males who own property
15 termscreated on December 5, 2016
MIS term BP7
Intellectual property
Copyright
Pirated software
Counterfeit software
Intangible creative work that is embodied in physical form
The legal protection afforded an expression of an idea, such…
The unauthorized use, duplication, distribution, or sale of c…
Software that is manufactured to look like the real thing and…
Intellectual property
Intangible creative work that is embodied in physical form
Copyright
The legal protection afforded an expression of an idea, such…
33 termscreated on December 5, 2016
AP Gov. Ch.16
Criminal Law
Civil law
plaintiff
Defendant
...
...
...
...
Criminal Law
...
Civil law
...
130 termscreated on December 5, 2016
Mock test 1 : Social and Political Issues
A crime / offence
Break the law
Serious >< minor crime
Commit a crime
Un crime
Faire quelque chose d'illégal
Crime majeur /mineur
Commetre un crime
A crime / offence
Un crime
Break the law
Faire quelque chose d'illégal
15 termscreated on December 5, 2016
Unit 2 Civics Test
MP
Value
Patronage
Bill
The elected representatives of the people who sit in the fede…
qualities that one considers important
The support given by a patron. The power to control appointme…
a written proposal for a law that is presented to a legislatu…
MP
The elected representatives of the people who sit in the fede…
Value
qualities that one considers important
13 termscreated on December 5, 2016
IPA 1 - Unit 2 LAF
Common Law
Common Law
Statutory Law
Case Law
- law developed by judges through decisions of cours and or t…
This law is very pragmatic, the law can be developed on a cas…
lays passed by Parliament
Court decisions are considered law, and they have the same fo…
Common Law
- law developed by judges through decisions of cours and or t…
Common Law
This law is very pragmatic, the law can be developed on a cas…
19 termscreated on December 5, 2016
Unit 7: The Judicial Branch
ACLU
Advice and consent
Affirm
Amicus curiae brief
The American Civil Liberties Union. It defends and preserves…
The power of the Senate to consult and approve the presidents…
To declare to be true, state positively; to confirm.
Legal briefs submitted by a "friend of the court" for the pur…
ACLU
The American Civil Liberties Union. It defends and preserves…
Advice and consent
The power of the Senate to consult and approve the presidents…
38 termscreated on December 5, 2016
ISS Exam 4
Property Crime
Victimless Crime
Violent Crime
Determinate Sentencing
burglary, larceny, theft, motor vehicle theft, arson, shoplif…
public drunkenness, prostitution, illegal drug use and of cou…
murder and nonnegligent manslaughter, forcible rape, robbery,…
a jail or prison sentence that has a defined length and can't…
Property Crime
burglary, larceny, theft, motor vehicle theft, arson, shoplif…
Victimless Crime
public drunkenness, prostitution, illegal drug use and of cou…
23 termscreated on December 5, 2016
Common assesment
Democracy
Republic
Democratic republic
Legislative
when citizens are involved in governmental decisions
The citizens get to choose the representatives on their behalf
is both. They are democratic as a local area. We are democrat…
congress, the house of rep., and the senate
Democracy
when citizens are involved in governmental decisions
Republic
The citizens get to choose the representatives on their behalf
30 termscreated on December 5, 2016
Law & Ethics Final Exam
Consent: Advance Directives
Do not resuscitate (DNR)
Living Will
Healthcare power of attorney
putting your preferences in writing
no cpr
spells out what types of medical treatments a person wants at…
appoints someone to make health care decisions on a person's…
Consent: Advance Directives
putting your preferences in writing
Do not resuscitate (DNR)
no cpr
12 termscreated on December 5, 2016
The Bill of Rights
First Amendment
Second Amendment
Third Amendment
Fourth Amendment
Freedom of religion, speech, press, and assembly; right of pe…
Right to bear arms
Limit on quartering of troops (You home cannot be taken over…
Protection against unreasonable search and seizure
First Amendment
Freedom of religion, speech, press, and assembly; right of pe…
Second Amendment
Right to bear arms
36 termscreated on December 5, 2016
Key Court Cases
Marbury v Madison (1803)
McCulloch v. Maryland 1819
Plessy v. Ferguson 1896
Schenck v. US 1919
Established judicial review; "midnight judges;" John Marshall…
Established national supremacy; established implied powers; u…
established separate but equal
Oliver Wendell Holmes; clear and present danger test; shoutin…
Marbury v Madison (1803)
Established judicial review; "midnight judges;" John Marshall…
McCulloch v. Maryland 1819
Established national supremacy; established implied powers; u…
15 termscreated on December 5, 2016
Court Case Quiz 3 - Criminal Charges
Mapp v. Ohio
Miranda v. Arizona
United States v. Leon
Gideon v. Wainwright
Evidence illegally gathered by the police may not be used in…
Court describes warning that police must gove to arrested per…
Illegally obtained evidence may be used in a trial if it was…
Persons charged with a crime have a right to an attorney even…
Mapp v. Ohio
Evidence illegally gathered by the police may not be used in…
Miranda v. Arizona
Court describes warning that police must gove to arrested per…
37 termscreated on December 5, 2016
PSC Final review
Congress' implied powers can be found…
Which of the following is NOT a weakne…
Which of the following most accurately…
What replaced the "totality of circums…
The Necessary and Proper Clause
The national government was too powerful and encroached on th…
The Supreme Court failed to ask the executive branch for evid…
Miranda Rights
Congress' implied powers can be found…
The Necessary and Proper Clause
Which of the following is NOT a weakne…
The national government was too powerful and encroached on th…
25 termscreated on December 5, 2016
Bill of Rights
Which amendment gives the right to own…
Which amendment says that rights not m…
Which amendment allows you not to test…
Which amendment makes it illegal for t…
2nd
9th
5th
3rd
Which amendment gives the right to own…
2nd
Which amendment says that rights not m…
9th
54 termscreated on December 5, 2016
FMSC487 Exam 3 Material
Buck v. Bell
Skinner v. Oklahoma
Roe v. Wade
Planned Parenthood v. Casey
- Facts: Carrie Buck, 18, a "feeble-minded" daughter of a "fe…
- Facts: Addressed the issue of compulsory sterilization. Ove…
- Facts: 1973 Supreme Court case regarding a state's rights t…
- Limited state regulations that would cause an "undue burden…
Buck v. Bell
- Facts: Carrie Buck, 18, a "feeble-minded" daughter of a "fe…
Skinner v. Oklahoma
- Facts: Addressed the issue of compulsory sterilization. Ove…
35 termscreated on December 5, 2016
Ch.15 USG study guide
libel
slander
defamation
Loving v. Virginia (1967)
False written or published statements that damage a persons r…
false speech that damages a person's reputation ... pg.444
false expression against whom a civil criminal suit is brough…
Supreme court case that presented a clear situation of where…
libel
False written or published statements that damage a persons r…
slander
false speech that damages a person's reputation ... pg.444
6 termscreated on December 5, 2016
Mens Rea and Intention
MR
Direct Intention
LC for Direct intention
Oblique Intention
the guilty mind aspect to a crime
did intend to
Mohan [1975]
accused may not necessarily be guilty because they have the M…
MR
the guilty mind aspect to a crime
Direct Intention
did intend to
29 termscreated on December 5, 2016
FINAL
Crimes tried in federal court, why?
Mala in se
Victim blaming & an example
Example of a victimless crime, why?
Organized crimes, they cross state lines
An offense that is wrong in its very nature
When the responsibility of the offense is switched to the vic…
Gambling, crime goes against morality rather than another per…
Crimes tried in federal court, why?
Organized crimes, they cross state lines
Mala in se
An offense that is wrong in its very nature
23 termscreated on December 5, 2016
civics chapter 18 Vocab
Inferior courts
Jurisdiction
Concurrent jurisdiction
Plaintiff
Lower federal courts beneath Supreme Court
Authority of a court to hear a case
Federal and state courts share the power to hear the cases
Person who files suit
Inferior courts
Lower federal courts beneath Supreme Court
Jurisdiction
Authority of a court to hear a case
23 termscreated on December 5, 2016
Chapter 18 Civics Vocab
inferior court
jurisdiction
concurrent jurisdiction
plaintiff
the lower federal courts, beneath the Supreme Court
the authority of a court to hear a case
power shared by federal and State courts to hear certain cases
the party who brings a suit or some other legal action agains…
inferior court
the lower federal courts, beneath the Supreme Court
jurisdiction
the authority of a court to hear a case
20 termscreated on December 5, 2016
Gov Chapter 18 Vocab
inferior courts
jurisdiction
exclusive jurisdiction
concurrent jurisdiction
the lower federal courts, beneath the Supreme Court
the authority of a court of hear a case
power of the federal courts alone to hear certain cases
power shared by federal and State courts to hear certain cases
inferior courts
the lower federal courts, beneath the Supreme Court
jurisdiction
the authority of a court of hear a case
42 termscreated on December 5, 2016
policing chapter 12
factors that lead to police deviance
can be defined as dishonest or fraudul…
Police officers act _______ when, in e…
is a broad term that applies to any be…
-power ... -authority... -discretion... -autonomy
corruption
corruptly
deviance
factors that lead to police deviance
-power ... -authority... -discretion... -autonomy
can be defined as dishonest or fraudul…
corruption
9 termscreated on December 5, 2016
Chapter 14 Law Vocab
Crime
Model Penal Code
Presumption
Rebuttable presumption
An act in violation of a criminal statute
A collection of criminal statutes, created for the states to…
An inference in support of a specific fact
An inference that may be rebutted or challenged
Crime
An act in violation of a criminal statute
Model Penal Code
A collection of criminal statutes, created for the states to…
9 termscreated on December 5, 2016
auxiliary liability
inchoate offences
art and part liability
incitement
baxter v hma
incitement, conspiracy and attempt
group share crime equally liable
involves encouraging/requesting another to commit a crime
- man arranged hitman to kill his neighbour; asking how much;…
inchoate offences
incitement, conspiracy and attempt
art and part liability
group share crime equally liable
86 termscreated on December 5, 2016
Biblical Ethics Final
"The greatest good for the greatest nu…
The individual should decide what is r…
Principles/rules are received from God
There is no right or wrong
Utilitarianism
Ethical Egoism
Divine Command
Emotivism
"The greatest good for the greatest nu…
Utilitarianism
The individual should decide what is r…
Ethical Egoism
6 termscreated on December 5, 2016
SCOTUS 19-24
Dred Scott v. Sandford (1857)
Plessy v. Ferguson (1896)
Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka…
Regents of the University of Californi…
- Ruled that African Americans were not citizens and therefor…
- Upheld Jim Crow Segregation by approving "separate but equa…
- Ruled that racially segregated schools violated the Equal P…
- Ordered the Medical School at the University of California…
Dred Scott v. Sandford (1857)
- Ruled that African Americans were not citizens and therefor…
Plessy v. Ferguson (1896)
- Upheld Jim Crow Segregation by approving "separate but equa…
59 termscreated on December 5, 2016
American Government Exam Three
Affirmative Action
Bill of Attainder
Bill of Rights
Brown vs. Board of Education
An action or policy favoring those who tend to suffer from di…
An act of legislature finding a person guilty of treason or f…
The first 10 Amendments to the Constitution, which guaranteed…
The Supreme Court declared state laws separating black and wh…
Affirmative Action
An action or policy favoring those who tend to suffer from di…
Bill of Attainder
An act of legislature finding a person guilty of treason or f…
71 termscreated on December 5, 2016
Chapter 8
T/F The basic structure of most state…
Court of General Jurisdiction
Court of limited jurisdiction
jurisdiction
False
court that can hear nearly any type of case
court that can hear only cases of a certain type
court's legal power to hear a particular case
T/F The basic structure of most state…
False
Court of General Jurisdiction
court that can hear nearly any type of case
10 termscreated on December 5, 2016
Criminal Investigation Final exam terms
Accelerants
Alligatoring
Arrest
Arson
Substances that promotes combustion.
A conditioning easily recognized by a series of cracks groupe…
Taking a person into custody in the manner authorized by law…
Malicious, willful burning of a building or property.
Accelerants
Substances that promotes combustion.
Alligatoring
A conditioning easily recognized by a series of cracks groupe…
15 termscreated on December 5, 2016
American Government- Chapter 14
Justice
Hammurabi
Ur-Nammu
Precedents
conformity to God's character
the most famous law code
first known law cod e
prior authoritative rulings
Justice
conformity to God's character
Hammurabi
the most famous law code
22 termscreated on December 5, 2016
civics Chapter 18 Vocabulary
inferior courts
jurisdiction
concurrent jurisdiction
plaintiff
lower federal courts, lower than the supreme court
the authority of a court to hear a case
power shared by the federal and State courts to hear certain…
the party that brings suit or some other legal action against…
inferior courts
lower federal courts, lower than the supreme court
jurisdiction
the authority of a court to hear a case
31 termscreated on December 5, 2016
POLI 201: Final
Which of the following civil liberties…
The supreme court decided in what case…
The supreme court upheld the supremacy…
The supreme court created the doctrine…
The right to due process of the law
Dred scott V. Sanford
McCulloch V. Maryland
Plessy V. Ferguson
Which of the following civil liberties…
The right to due process of the law
The supreme court decided in what case…
Dred scott V. Sanford
94 termscreated on December 5, 2016
ETHICS FINAL EXAM
Thomas's primary goal in this chapter…
Thomas argues that even women and mino…
As evidence that unconscious biases co…
Thomas brings up the examples of Harri…
Argue in favor of both race- and sex-based affirmative action
Hiring committees unconsciously prefer white male candidates…
There are far fewer women and minority faculty members than o…
Some exceptional people will succeed no matter what, but that…
Thomas's primary goal in this chapter…
Argue in favor of both race- and sex-based affirmative action
Thomas argues that even women and mino…
Hiring committees unconsciously prefer white male candidates…
19 termscreated on December 5, 2016
govt judicial branch test
grand juries
true/false
true/ false
true/ false
panel of citizens that hear evidence of a possible crime and…
true: ... in most cases, the side making an appeal must show tha…
true: ... many special courts exist at the federal level that ar…
false: ... people who violate civil law are oftentimes punished…
grand juries
panel of citizens that hear evidence of a possible crime and…
true/false
true: ... in most cases, the side making an appeal must show tha…
12 termscreated on December 5, 2016
Bill of Rights Vocabulary
Slander
Libel
Indictment
Grand Jury
The action ir crime of making a false statement damaging to a…
A published false statement that is damaging to a persons rep…
To formally accuse. Presented by grand jury
A jury of 23 jurors selected to examine the validly of an acc…
Slander
The action ir crime of making a false statement damaging to a…
Libel
A published false statement that is damaging to a persons rep…
60 termscreated on December 5, 2016
exam review practice
jurisprudence
criminal law
felony
misdemeanor
study of law
branch of law dealing with crimes and their punishments
offense that's punishable for more than a year
offense thats punishable for less than a year
jurisprudence
study of law
criminal law
branch of law dealing with crimes and their punishments
120 termscreated on December 5, 2016
Ch. 4 French Vocab
un abus de pouvior
abuser
un activiste
analphabète
an abuse of power
to abuse
an activist
illiterate
un abus de pouvior
an abuse of power
abuser
to abuse
23 termscreated on December 5, 2016
Landmark Cases in Civil Liberties
Gitlow v. New York (1925)
Palko v. Connecticut (1937)
Chaplinksy v. New Hampshire (1942)
Collin v. Smith (1978)
Supreme Court says the First Amendment applies to all states.
Supreme Court says that states must observe all "fundamental"…
"Fighting words" are not protected by the First Amendment.
The Nazi Party may march through a largely Jewish neighborhood.
Gitlow v. New York (1925)
Supreme Court says the First Amendment applies to all states.
Palko v. Connecticut (1937)
Supreme Court says that states must observe all "fundamental"…
35 termscreated on December 5, 2016
Women in Politics Unit Three
Shift towards women working outside th…
Workforce Statistics
Women in wealthy countries work ____ t…
Explaining the Pay Gap
Began after World War Two
57% of women make up 47% of the workforce; about 70% of mothe…
less (they make more)
1. Women are often in positions below men ... 2. Women are more…
Shift towards women working outside th…
Began after World War Two
Workforce Statistics
57% of women make up 47% of the workforce; about 70% of mothe…
40 termscreated on December 5, 2016
AP Government Amendments Review
granted freedom of speech
granted freedom of press
granted freedom of religion
protected the right to assembly and pe…
1st Amendment
1st Amendment
1st Amendment
1st Amendment
granted freedom of speech
1st Amendment
granted freedom of press
1st Amendment
39 termscreated on December 5, 2016
chapter 13
soures of american law
common law
case law
basic judicial requirements
judicial review, common law, constitutions, statutes, case law,
the precedent, stare decisis (latin)
look at cases...supreme court cases
jurisdiction, federal question, diversity of citizenship
soures of american law
judicial review, common law, constitutions, statutes, case law,
common law
the precedent, stare decisis (latin)
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