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U.S. Law

written by: jnmiii
 
This quiz focuses on important legal cases and amendments in U.S. law.

Question 1:


This case allowed police officers to pat down people for weapons without violating the 4th Amendment of the U.S. constitution.
Cornwell v. Michigan
Terry v. Ohio
Smith v .The United States
Brown v. Board of Education

Question 2:


All arrestees are read this "warning" before questioning due to the case with the same name.
1st Amendment
Article 4
Bill of Rights
Miranda

Question 3:


This blood alcohol content level is generally accepted by all 50 U.S. states as the level consistent with being legally intoxicated.
1.0
.01
.10
.001

Question 4:


Which of the following statements is true about the Life Imprisonment sentence in the U.S.?
You are given a 100-year prison sentence
You stay in prison for 25 years and are then eligible for a parole hearing.
You are executed after all of your appeals have run out.
You stay in prison until you die.

Question 5:


When there is reason to believe that a domestic assault has occurred (example: husband hitting wife) the police in the U.S. must do which of the following?
Arrest the aggressor
Take the victim to the hospital for an exam
Have a judge approve the arrest
Arrest both parties

Question 6:


What does the 1st Amendment of the U.S. Constitution guarantee?
To be free of illegal searches
Right to due process
Right to free speech
Right to bear arms (guns)

Question 7:


What Amendment of the U.S. Constitution guarantees the right to be presumed innocent until proven guilty?
7th
6th
8th
5th

Question 8:


U.S. police officers can shoot a man running from a felony he committed if he is running away with a gun.
True
False

Question 9:


In the U.S. a person under the age of 17 cannot be tried as an adult.
False
True

Question 10:


Bail and bond are synonymous.
True
False

 


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