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Criminal Procedure Study Set 1

Criminal Justice

Quiz 12 :

Court Proceedings I: Before Trial

Quiz 12 :

Court Proceedings I: Before Trial

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What is the term used to describe a lawyers willing to represent their client at no charge?
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Which of the following is TRUE with regard to bail?
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What percentage of cases are dropped because of the exclusionary rule?
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Nearly_________people are locked up in jail before they are convicted or released.
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In private Bail Bonds,the bond agency charges usually 10%.Which of the following is TRUE?
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During which of the following stages of the criminal process does an individual NOT have a right to counsel?
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In the Supreme Court case County of Riverside v.McLaughlin,involving a defendant who argued the state took too long to effectuate a judicial determination of probable cause after his warrantless arrest,the Court held that the test for determining if there has been a "prompt" judicial determination of probable cause is whether the arrestee was brought before a judicial officer:
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In the early years immediately following the adoption of the Sixth Amendment guaranteeing the right to counsel,courts interpreted that right to mean:
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Pro bono counsel is:
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A grand jury is composed of a group of which of the following individuals?
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In comparing the decision to detain someone pending the filing of formal charges and the decision to take the case on to trial:
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The term_________prosecution refers to prosecutorial discretion in determining which cases are actively pursued in light of resource availability and priority of case outcomes.
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Although practices vary among jurisdictions,ordinarily an indigent accused is appointed an attorney:
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The right to counsel attaches:
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If an individual is arrested and the prosecutor decides to charge them with a crime,they do so by:
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Which of the following is NOT considered to be a function of the first appearance?
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About 20% of defendants charged with petty offenses are released with a written promise to appear in court,which includes the charges and the court date,which the defendant signs,without admitting guilt.This is referred to as:
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In_________cases,prosecutors agree to drop the case before formal judicial proceedings begin,on the condition that suspects participate in and complete a program.
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Diversion involves which of the following activities?
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According to the Supreme Court opinion in Bell v.Wolfish,involving conditions in a pretrial detention center or jail:
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