Chapter 9

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1.  Few motions are filed in criminal cases
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2.  If the accused commits a series of crimes of the same nature, those crimes may not be tried together.
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3.  If the competency of the defendant is in question:
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4.  If two or more persons jointly commit a crime, they must be tried together.
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5.  In states where pretrial discovery is not recognized, generally the defendant must rely on:
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6.  Most state laws generally provide that a continuance may not be granted except:
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7.  The chief argument against granting the prosecution any right of discovery is that the right would be compelling the defendant to:
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8.  The most frequently used reason to request the suppression of evidence is that the evidence was unlawfully seized. 
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9.  The police searched Jerry’s home without a warrant and found drugs under his bed. To contest the legality of the search, his counsel may file a motion to:
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10.  The right of discovery comes into being by legislative action only. 
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11.  The right of discovery existed at common law. 
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12.  The right of discovery permits the opposite side to inspect the evidence held by the opposition.
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13.  The right of discovery was created primarily for the benefit of the prosecution. 
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14.  The right of pretrial discovery may come into being by:
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15.  The right of pretrial discovery was originally granted to the defendant upon the theory that the right would assist the defendant:
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16.  The U.S. Supreme Court has not sanctioned plea bargaining.
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17.  The U.S. Supreme Court has sanctioned the right of discovery by the prosecution. 
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18.  Two defendants are being tried together for the robbery of a bank. The defendants do not want to be tried at the same time in the same court. Their counsel should submit a motion for:
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19.  When the prosecutor enters a nolle prosequi, he or she takes the following action:
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20.  Whether or not a continuance is granted is based on:
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