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Eleventh Grade (Grade 11) Criminal Justice Questions

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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 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
the punishment to be imposed on an offender after a guilty verdict
  1. sentence
  2. indictment
  3. discovery
  4. law
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 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 11 Criminal Justice
a formal charge by a grand jury
  1. verdict
  2. summons
  3. answer
  4. indictment
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 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
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 Criminal Justice
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 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
Grade 11 Criminal Justice
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 Criminal Justice
a judicial system in which opposing lawyers present their strongest cases
  1. summons
  2. defendant
  3. equity
  4. adversary system
Grade 11 Criminal Justice
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 Criminal Justice
Albert DeSalvo was thought to be the famous serial killer who was nicknamed what?
  1. Boston Strangler
  2. The Killer Clown
  3. The Mutilator
Grade 11 Criminal Justice
The serial killer in England known as "Jack The Ripper" was tried and executed in 1900.
  1. True
  2. False
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