Criminal Justice in Canada Study Set 1

Criminal Justice

Quiz 2 :

Criminal Law and Criminal Justice in Canada

Quiz 2 :

Criminal Law and Criminal Justice in Canada

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If a sexual assault case proceeds by way of summary conviction, what is the maximum punishment upon conviction?
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Bellamy is driving home from school, when Anastasia, driving under the influence of alcohol, loses control of her truck and slams into Bellamy's car. What category of criminal law determines if Anastasia's conduct is punishable by the state?
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Which action is involved in a Level 3 sexual assault (s. 273 of the Criminal Code)?
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Prior to new legislation (Bill C-127) that was proclaimed on January 1, 1983, which of the following general conditions did NOT need to be established for a person to be found guilty of rape?
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The individuals who drafted the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms chose to use which term?
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Which of the following was a new provision included in the sexual assault legislation (Bill C-127) introduced in January 1983?
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Which of the following enacts the majority of Canada's criminal laws?
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When the police detain and/or arrest an accused offender, what type of law focuses on the importance of how the rights and duties of individuals can be enforced?
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When did common law stop allowing legal counsel for the accused in rape cases to QUESTION the complainant about her reputation and prior sexual activity in the hope of convincing the jury that she had consented to the sexual activity in QUESTION?
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In 2013, the Supreme Court held Alberta's Personal Information Protection Act (PIPA) to be unconstitutional, holding that a person's right to freedom of expression during a labour strike offsets the person's right to control their information in public. Which category of criminal law was at play here?
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Which category of criminal law highlights "the primacy of demonstrating legal guilt rather than factual guilt, and raises a number of obstacles to conviction in order to protect the rights of criminal suspects"?
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A'isha commits a crime by selling drugs to a group of youth behind the school gym. What is the body of legislative actions that determines A'isha's conduct is punishable by the state?
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Which of the following does the process of criminalization NOT involve?
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Following his sexual assault trial, what verdict did the judge render on ex-CBC broadcaster Jian Ghomeshi?
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In which of the following processes is a person's behaviour identified as problematic, defined as criminal, regulated through law enforcement, and punished through the court if found guilty?
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What is the maximum imprisonment for Level 2 sexual assault?
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When a criminal act is committed and the accused must be tried in a court of law, the accused is guaranteed a speedy trial under which of the following?
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Laws are created to protect society, and procedural safeguards are created to protect which of the following?
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What type of law does "principles of fundamental justice" refer to?
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What is reflected in the three levels of harm found in Bill C-127?
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