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Criminal Law and Procedure Study Set 1

Criminal Justice

Quiz 11 :

Crimes Against Public Order, morality, and Health

Quiz 11 :

Crimes Against Public Order, morality, and Health

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Possession of child pornography is not a crime.
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Obscenity only deals with sex.
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People who engage in the crime of indecent exposure often do so because of some mental compulsion.
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Carl is stopped at a local airport when an item in his bag triggers the metal detector.A local DEA agent is present and asks Carl to come with him to a nearby office.The officer explains that all airports are under heightened security following terrorist attacks and the officer asks if he can look inside Carl's bag.Carl asks what will happen if he refuses and the officer says that they will bring in a drug/explosive dog to sniff the bag and "see what happens." Carl shrugs and says,"Search it then." The officer finds half a kilo of cocaine and arrests Carl.What is the most likely outcome of this case?
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John has been charged with murder and shortly before the trial begins,he approaches one of the state's witnesses at her home and tells her that she should remember that "bad" things could happen to people.Can he be charged with a crime?
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It is not a crime to possess obscene materials.
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John,who lives in New York,calls his friend Bob,who lives in Japan.During the telephone conversation,Bob becomes upset and says,"I'm going to punch you in the nose the next time that I see you." Once they hang up,John goes to a local magistrate,asking for a warrant based on the threat.The judge should issue this warrant.
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There is no difference between pornography and obscenity.
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A prostitute's "client" can also be charged with a crime.
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The First Amendment does not protect lewd or harassing phone calls.
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Since animals are considered to be property,it is not a crime to mistreat them.
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John is called to the stand and is sworn in.The case involves a charge of running a red light and John is the state's main witness against the defendant.When the prosecutor asks John what color the light was when the defendant went through it,John says,"I'm not sure." The prosecutor refers to John's statement at the time,where John told police that the light was red.John says that he doesn't remember giving a statement to the police.Can John be prosecuted?
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The "test" formulated by the U.S.Supreme Court to help determine when a particular display is obscene or not and named after the case in which it was first announced is called the
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One night,Carl is pulled over for suspected drunk driving.After he fails his roadside sobriety tests,Carl asks the officer if they have a local September 11 fund.When the officer replies that they do,Carl says,"I'd be happy to make a sizable donation to it." The officer arrests Carl for attempted bribery.Can the government succeed on these facts?
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John is out driving one night and is pulled over when he fails to stay within his own lane of traffic.The officer asks John if he has had anything to drink and John says,"No." The officer has John perform some roadside sobriety tests,and John fails them all.The officer tells John that he wants him to take a breath test and John refuses.Can John be charged with driving under the influence?
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The constitutional amendment that often restricts the enforcement of obscenity laws is the
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Darrell is a narcotics detective and while reading an electronics catalog comes across an ad for a device that promises that it can descramble any mobile phone signal.Darrell orders the device and on his off-duty hours uses it to listen in on a suspected drug dealer's telephone conversations.Later,he seeks a warrant based on these conversations.Are Darrell's actions constitutional?
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When a person deliberately falsifies the amount of tax due by underreporting his or her income,it is called a
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Carl is pulled over for driving with a broken headlight.The officer asks Carl for his driver's license and registration and when Carl opens his glove compartment,the officer sees a handgun lying there.Carl is placed under arrest for carrying a concealed weapon.Before trial,Carl's attorney files a motion to dismiss the charge.What will result?
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