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Eleventh Grade (Grade 11) US Government Questions

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Grade 11 :: US Government by DavidKoctar
set of rules and standards by which a society governs itself
  1. tort
  2. verdict
  3. law
  4. statute
Grade 11 :: US Government by DavidKoctar
law made by judges in the process of resolving individual cases
  1. double jeopardy
  2. common law
  3. statutory law
  4. constitutional law
Grade 11 :: US Government by DavidKoctar
a law that is written down so that everyone might know and understand it
  1. sentence
  2. tort
  3. summons
  4. statutory law
Grade 11 :: US Government by DavidKoctar
a law written by a legislative branch
  1. statute
  2. constitutional law
  3. common law
  4. criminal law
Grade 11 :: US Government by DavidKoctar
law that involves the interpretation and application of the U.S. Constitution and state constitutions
  1. constitutional law
  2. common law
  3. statutory law
  4. voir dire
Grade 11 :: US Government by DavidKoctar
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 :: US Government by DavidKoctar
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 11 :: US Government by DavidKoctar
a minor crime, usually punished by a ticket rather than being arrested
  1. misdemeanors
  2. petty offenses
  3. felonies
  4. voir dire
Grade 11 :: US Government by DavidKoctar
the punishment to be imposed on an offender after a guilty verdict
  1. sentence
  2. indictment
  3. discovery
  4. law
Grade 11 :: US Government by DavidKoctar
a jury that is unable to reach a decision
  1. grand jury
  2. hung jury
  3. petit jury
  4. criminal law
Grade 11 :: US Government by DavidKoctar
a legal document filed with the court that has jurisdiction over the problem
  1. felonies
  2. complaint
  3. voir dire
  4. verdict
Grade 11 :: US Government by DavidKoctar
process in which both sides prepare for a trial by gathering evidence to support their case
  1. discovery
  2. equity
  3. sentence
  4. presumed innocence
Grade 11 :: US Government by DavidKoctar
a judicial system in which opposing lawyers present their strongest cases
  1. summons
  2. defendent
  3. equity
  4. adversary system
Grade 11 :: US Government by DavidKoctar
an official notice of a lawsuit that includes the date, time, and place of the initial court appearance
  1. sentence
  2. due process
  3. adversary system
  4. summons
Grade 11 :: US Government by DavidKoctar
a formal charge by a grand jury
  1. verdict
  2. summons
  3. answer
  4. indictment
Grade 11 :: US Government by DavidKoctar
a wrongful act, other than breach of contract, for which the injured party has the right to sue
  1. constitutional law
  2. counsel
  3. tort
  4. verdict
Grade 11 :: US Government by mrs_wafer
This term is defined as the right to vote.
  1. Referendum
  2. Sufferage
  3. initiative
  4. quorum
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