Criminal Justice Mid-term

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Chapters one through six mid term test

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  • 1. 
    What system in American Criminal Justice assumes that the criminal justice's components function primarily to serve their own interests?

  • 2. 
    A sentence that consists of two or more sentences that have been imposed at the same time after conviction for more than one offense, and are served at the same time is a?

  • 3. 
    What constitutes a bench trial?

  • 4. 
    Define trial in criminal justice terms.

  • 5. 
    What is the main purpose of a Public Order Advocate?

  • 6. 
    In the criminal justice process, what follows after an offender has been sentenced?

  • 7. 
    Trials are expensive and time consuming processes.
    • A. 


    • B. 


  • 8. 
    What is the meaning of Consecutive Sentence?

  • 9. 
    In what instances will a judge not accept a guilty plea?

  • 10. 
    What are three individual rights guaranteed by the Bill of Rights?
    • A. 

      Right to a speedy trial.

    • B. 

      Right against excessive bail.

    • C. 

      Right to fair questioning by the police.

    • D. 

      Right to visitation.

    • E. 

      Right to bear arms.

  • 11. 
    What are the components of the Criminal Justice System?

  • 12. 
    What stage in the criminal justice process involves taking pictures and fingerprints of the suspect?

  • 13. 
    Which model emphasizes individual rights?

  • 14. 
    What is decided at the Preliminary Hearing?

  • 15. 
    Who returns an indictment?

  • 16. 
    In the criminal justice process, a (n) ________________ has to occur before a (n) can take place.
    • A. 


    • B. 

      First appearance;arrest

    • C. 


    • D. 


  • 17. 
    What does the modern justice process begin with?

  • 18. 
    An offender who has served a specified portion of prison sentence may be freed on?

  • 19. 
    What is the percentage of sentences that are imposed on criminal cases because of guilty pleas rather than trials? 

  • 20. 
    If the defendant "Stands Murte"' at his/her arraignment, what plea will be entered by the judge?

  • 21. 
    The Due Process clause of the Unites States Constitution is clearly stated in which amendment?

  • 22. 
    All of the following rights are stated in the Miranda warning except:
    • A. 

      You have the right to talk to a lawyer.

    • B. 

      You have the right to bail

    • C. 

      You have the right to remain silent.

    • D. 

      Anything you say, can and will be used against you in a court of law.

  • 23. 
    The United States Patriot Act of 2001 was enacted in response to what type of crime?
    • A. 


    • B. 


    • C. 


    • D. 


  • 24. 
    Which one of the components of the American Criminal Justice System deals with protecting the rights and freedoms of anyone facing processing by the criminal justice system?

  • 25. 
    Which stage of the criminal justice process examines issues of fact and law for the purpose of reaching a judgement of conviction or acquittal of the defendant.
    • A. 

      First Appearance

    • B. 


    • C. 


    • D. 


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