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Criminal Justice Questions - All Grades

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Grade 7 Criminal Justice
In a                case, a court settles a disagreement between two parties.
  1. juvenile
  2. criminal
  3. civil
  4. felony
Grade 7 Criminal Justice
A person accused of a crime may be                if the police have probable cause.
  1. killed
  2. arrested
  3. released
  4. sentenced
Grade 10 Criminal Justice
The deliberate giving of false testimony.
  1. immunity
  2. perjury
  3. acquit
  4. libel
Grade 10 Criminal Justice
To free someone from a criminal charge by a verdict of not guilty.
  1. immunity
  2. perjury
  3. acquit
  4. libel
Grade 11 Criminal Justice
a minor crime that is usually punished by a fine or a jail sentence of less than one year
  1. tort
  2. equity
  3. petty offenses
  4. misdemeanor
Grade 11 Criminal Justice
principle in the Fifth Amendment stating that the government must follow proper constitutional procedures in trials and in other actions it takes against individuals
  1. petty offenses
  2. double jeopardy
  3. due process
  4. discovery
Grade 11 Criminal Justice
the punishment to be imposed on an offender after a guilty verdict
  1. sentence
  2. indictment
  3. discovery
  4. law
Grade 11 Criminal Justice
the process in which a defendant pleads guilty to a lesser crime than the one with which the defendant was originally charged
  1. due process
  2. plea bargaining
  3. complaint
  4. discovery
Grade 11 Criminal Justice
group that hears charges against a suspect and decides whether there is sufficient evidence to bring the person to trial
  1. hung jury
  2. counsel
  3. grand jury
  4. double jeopardy
Grade 10 Criminal Justice
This term literally meaning "produce the body" requires a person under arrest to be brought before a judge.
  1. writ of assistance
  2. bill of attainder
  3. ex post facto law
  4. habeas corpus
Grade 11 Criminal Justice
retrial of a person who was acquitted in a previous trial for the same crime
  1. sentence
  2. answer
  3. plea bargaining
  4. double jeopardy
Grade 10 Criminal Justice
The exclusionary rule states that evidence obtained illegally cannot be used in a court of law.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 10 Criminal Justice
Published words or pictures that falsely and maliciously defame a person:
  1. immunity
  2. perjury
  3. acquit
  4. libel
Grade 11 Criminal Justice
a formal charge by a grand jury
  1. verdict
  2. summons
  3. answer
  4. indictment
Grade 10 Criminal Justice
In legal terms, this means exemption from prosecution.
  1. immunity
  2. perjury
  3. acquit
  4. libel
Grade 11 Criminal Justice
a jury that is unable to reach a decision
  1. grand jury
  2. hung jury
  3. petit jury
  4. criminal law
Grade 11 Criminal Justice
a legal document filed with the court that has jurisdiction over the problem
  1. felonies
  2. complaint
  3. voir dire
  4. verdict
Grade 7 Criminal Justice
Juvenile and Family cases are part of the Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 11 Criminal Justice
a minor crime, usually punished by a ticket rather than being arrested
  1. misdemeanors
  2. petty offenses
  3. felonies
  4. voir dire
Grade 11 Criminal Justice
law made by judges in the process of resolving individual cases
  1. double jeopardy
  2. common law
  3. statutory law
  4. constitutional law
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