CJUS 200 Bill of Rights Pre / Post Test

CJUS 200 Bill of Rights Post Test Liberty


  1. The Bill of Rights was ratified by ¾ of the states on:
  2. This amendment protects a citizen from self-incrimination:
  3. This amendment allows for due process of the law:
  4. This amendment gives citizens the right to peaceable assembly:
  5. The primary amendment Miranda was based upon:
  6. This Amendment protects citizens from unreasonable searches and seizures:
  7. This amendment protects citizen’s right to keep and bear arms:
  8. Search Warrants require all but:
  9. This amendment prevents Congress from making laws “respecting the establishment of a religion.”
  10. The 6th Amendment provides the accused with:


  1. You place a robbery suspect in custody. Uniform patrol brings him in for questioning. Uniform patrol officers did not read Miranda to the suspect. You start to talk to the suspect and forget to read Miranda. He confesses. Talking about Miranda, what two amendments is Miranda based upon?
  2. Congress passes and the president signs into law a federal law mandating the confiscation of all private citizen firearms. As someone who is constitutionally sound you know this law is illegal. What amendment conflicts with this law?
  3. The Bill of Rights was ratified by ¾ of the states on:
  4. You have been charged with a crime. You know you are afforded various rights under the Bill of Rights. You have already seen Miranda in play when your Miranda Warning was read. You also know there are other rights. Some of those rights may be in the 6th Amendment. The 6th Amendment provides you with:
  5. You have been charged with a crime. You are expecting to go through the traditional method of magistrates hearing, general district (probable cause) court, grand jury, and then circuit court. You never waived your circuit court trial and this is not a direct indictment. You find that your case was set on the circuit court docket without any of the other trials going on. You and your attorney claim this is a violation of due process of the law. What amendment does your assertion deal with?
  6. Westboro Baptist Church just called you, the captain of a precinct, and advised they would be protesting a military member’s death in your precinct.  They advised they were a church and they wanted to be protected under the Bill of Rights. What is the primary amendment dealing with this situation?
  7. You and your investigative team decide to get a search warrant for a drug case you are working. You type up the affidavit for a search warrant. A proper affidavit for a search warrant requires all but:
  8. An employee comes to you (you are a police supervisor) and asks for a particular day off because of their religious beliefs. You refuse to give them the day off. They get mad and say you have violated their rights. This perplexes you. What right are they trying to assert?
  9. You are observing court and notice that the defendant does not get on the stand to be questioned. You ask someone in court after the case is over why the defendant did not testify. They say he did not want to self-incriminate himself. What is the primary amendment affecting this situation?
  10. In the middle of the night you get a knock on the door. Ten members of the local police department SWAT team are standing at the door. They ask to come in and search your house. You say no and ask for a warrant. They say they did not have one and they are going to search your house no matter what. Being an astute criminal justice student, you ask if there is an exigency. The SWAT team leader says you are using words that are too big that he has no idea what that is. What is the primary amendment dealing with this situation?
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