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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.
Smith v .The United States
Brown v. Board of Education
Terry v. Ohio
Cornwell v. Michigan

Question 2:


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

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
.10
.001
.01

Question 4:


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

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?
Take the victim to the hospital for an exam
Have a judge approve the arrest
Arrest the aggressor
Arrest both parties

Question 6:


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

Question 7:


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

 


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