CDC 5J051 Volume 2 Paralegal Exam Practice Test

39 Questions | Total Attempts: 65

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  • 1. 
    If you  are researching elements of an offense in the MCM, you are using a...
    • A. 

      Finding Tools

    • B. 

      Case Method

    • C. 

      Primary Source

    • D. 

      Secondary Source

  • 2. 
    Once you have found the case on point, what is your next step to shepardize?
    • A. 

      Find the case in index

    • B. 

      Find the case in the topic section

    • C. 

      Make sure it is still good law

    • D. 

      Find the case in the table of contents

  • 3. 
    If you are researching a case, and need to know how the courts have defined a term for legal purposes, what reference should you use first?
    • A. 

      Code of Federal Regulation

    • B. 

      Words and Phrases Publication

    • C. 

      UCMJ

    • D. 

      American Jurisprudence 2d publication

  • 4. 
    If you're researching a Mil Jus case in Computer Assisted Legal Research (CALR), and you only want to search on specific database in the Mi Jus section, what action should you take on the military justice page?
    • A. 

      Place a check mark next to the database you want to search

    • B. 

      Click on the database you want to search

    • C. 

      Click the uncheck all button

    • D. 

      Type in your search items

  • 5. 
    When conducting manual legal research what it considered to be a secondary source?
    • A. 

      The United States code

    • B. 

      Black's Law dictionary

    • C. 

      The Supreme Court Reporter

    • D. 

      The code of federal regulation

  • 6. 
    In using the case method to research, if you know the name of the case you want, what do you want to use to find the case?
    • A. 

      Court Martial reporter

    • B. 

      Manual for Courts-martial

    • C. 

      United States Code, annotated

    • D. 

      Table of Cases Reported: Alphabetical listing

  • 7. 
    What is  your first step in Computer Assisted Legal Research (CALR) when searching for a case?
    • A. 

      Go to the area research library

    • B. 

      Access the federal cases research section

    • C. 

      Access the Mil Jus research section

    • D. 

      Access FLITE

  • 8. 
    If you are looking for state statutes in FLITE, what do you do once you get to the source finder master index page?
    • A. 

      Type "state" and press the research button

    • B. 

      Type "statute" and press the research button

    • C. 

      Type "federal" and press the research button

    • D. 

      Type "legislation" and press the research button

  • 9. 
    What condition warrants writing a legal review for an involuntary discharge action?
    • A. 

      A general discharge characterization is possible

    • B. 

      An under other than honorable discharge characterization is possible

    • C. 

      A non-judicial punishment action is included in the discharge package

    • D. 

      All involuntary discharge actions EXCEPT entry level discharge actions must have a legal review

  • 10. 
    What is the second paragraph in a resignation in lieu of Court Martial (RILO) legal review?
    • A. 

      Discussion of the case

    • B. 

      Law and its application

    • C. 

      Synopsis of the case

    • D. 

      Issues raised by defense

  • 11. 
    What section of a legal review for a report of survey (RoS) precedes the "discussion section"?
    • A. 

      Options

    • B. 

      Reconsideration

    • C. 

      Recommendation

    • D. 

      Introduction

  • 12. 
    When preparing a legal review for a private organization's by-laws, and the organization has not met requirements as AFI 34-223, Private Organizations Program, what is your next step?
    • A. 

      Notify the Services Squadron

    • B. 

      Identify which requirements need to be met

    • C. 

      Return the by-laws to the private organization

    • D. 

      Notify the commander of the squadron to which the private organization belongs

  • 13. 
    What should be your first step in preparing a legal review for use of government resources?
    • A. 

      Draft a listing of resources requested

    • B. 

      Write your opinion after researching the facts

    • C. 

      Review DoD 5500.7-R, Joint Ethics Regulation

    • D. 

      List any policies or instructions that authorize use of government resources

  • 14. 
    What is the first step in writing a case brief?
    • A. 

      Find a case on point

    • B. 

      Shepardizing the case

    • C. 

      Read the case 2 or 3 times

    • D. 

      Gather the necessary research materials

  • 15. 
    Which of the following is the last point in a case brief?
    • A. 

      Holdings of the court

    • B. 

      Discussion

    • C. 

      Reasoning

    • D. 

      Decision

  • 16. 
    In what section of a proof analysis would you discuss bias?
    • A. 

      Elements

    • B. 

      Evidence

    • C. 

      Specifications

    • D. 

      Defense Points

  • 17. 
    When a disposition that has been transcribed is used in a court martial, who reads the disposition to the court?
    • A. 

      Defense

    • B. 

      Prosecution

    • C. 

      Military Judge

    • D. 

      The party offering it

  • 18. 
    When drafting a stipulation of expected testimony, who's identifying information is in the first paragraph of the body?
    • A. 

      Defense counsel

    • B. 

      Trial counsel

    • C. 

      Witness

    • D. 

      Accused

  • 19. 
    Which type of immunity does not prevent the Air Force from trying a person on a criminal offense?
    • A. 

      Testimonial

    • B. 

      Transactional

    • C. 

      Intercommand

    • D. 

      Intracommand

  • 20. 
    Which of the rules for court martial discuss immunity
    • A. 

      754

    • B. 

      704

    • C. 

      154

    • D. 

      104

  • 21. 
    What is the last paragraph in the enlisted involuntary discharge review?
    • A. 

      Probation and Rehabilitation

    • B. 

      Convening Authority's options

    • C. 

      Legal and Procedural sufficiency

    • D. 

      Judge Advocate's Recommendation

  • 22. 
    When a member, whether hospitalized or not, has a disease or injury that will likely result in disaibility, what must be done?
    • A. 

      Report of Survey

    • B. 

      Initiate separation action

    • C. 

      Line of duty determination

    • D. 

      Coordination of benefits assessment

  • 23. 
    When preparing a legal review for a report of survey, what should be listed immediately before the recommendation?
    • A. 

      Facts

    • B. 

      Options

    • C. 

      Discussion

    • D. 

      Introduction

  • 24. 
    When preparing a legal review for a private organizations constitution and by-laws, what should be included in the final paragraph?
    • A. 

      Date the constitution and by-laws were received

    • B. 

      Name the organization requesting the review

    • C. 

      Additional requirements that need to be met

    • D. 

      Your contact information

  • 25. 
    When preparing a legal review for the use of government resources, what would you write at the end of your legal review?
    • A. 

      Your opinion after researching the facts

    • B. 

      Possible ethics violations if resources were used

    • C. 

      Policies or instructions that authorize use of government resources

    • D. 

      A summary of the questions and restatement of the regulations that support your opinion