CJUS 330 Test 2

Liberty CJUS 330 Test 2 Answers

  1. Of the following, who is the only official who works closely with police officers?
  2. The Criminal Division of the Justice Department handles which types of cases?
  3. Which of the following statements is not true about judicial elections?
  4. Of the following, which is not a benefit of being a judge?
  5. Federal judges may be removed from office
  6. Which of the following statements is generally true with respect to state attorneys general?
  7. Public defenders in large urban jurisdictions are usually assigned to
  8. Small prosecutors’ offices generally employ what type of prosecution?
  9. Most lawyers practice civil law because it is more
  10. Although enthusiasm for helping victims is clearly growing what problem still exists?
  11. S. attorneys are appointed by, and serve at the discretion of, the President of the United States,
  12. In carrying out responsibilities in court, judges mainly react to the work of prosecutors and
  13. The Federal Judicial Center (2012) reports that of the 1,208 sitting federal judges, 336 are
  14. S. attorneys serve
  15. Which of the following was not a conclusion of the study conducted by the National Center for State Courts on the effectiveness of public defenders?
  16. Who is the most prestigious member of the courtroom workgroup?
  17. According to research in the chapter when in both elective and merit selection systems, a person from which group is the most likely to be selected?
  18. Which method of providing legal representation for indigent defendants has been found to violate the Fifth and Sixth Amendments to the U.S. Constitution by at least one state supreme court?
  19. A study in the state of Washington found that groups supporting what act reflected a punitive orientation toward defendants more than an effort to aid victims of sexual assault?
  20. Informal sanctions are used by members of the courtroom work group. Which of the following represents an improper use of sanctions?
  21. Federal judicial appointments must be confirmed by
  22. What type of evidence helped convict Dharun Ravi?
  23. Which Supreme Court decision limited the right of non‐felony defendants to have court‐appointed counsel?
  24. In 1973, slightly more than one percent of state judges were African American. In 2009, that figure stands at roughly
  25. With regard to judicial elections, the U.S. Supreme Court has ruled that
  26. At which of the following stages in the criminal justice process is an indigent defendant not guaranteed counsel paid for by the government?
  27. List and describe the duties of the three types of court managers. What are the potential sources of conflict between these managers? Be sure to provide some examples.
  28. In general, “justice delayed is justice denied.” Explain the meaning of this phrase and how it affects defendants. What steps have legislatures taken to deal with the problem of court delay? Have these steps been effective?
  29. The Prosecutor’s “Client” is the
  30. The Prosecutor is perhaps the most powerful member of the courtroom workgroup because of their power/discretion. What is not an example of the prosecutor’s discretionary power?
  31. The defense attorney may come to represent a client in one of three common ways. Which of the following is not correct?
  32. Which one of the following is not a term used to refer to a chief state prosecutor?
  33. S. attorneys are appointed by, and serve at the discretion of, the President of the United States,
  34. The U.S. Constitution specifies that the President of the United States has the power to nominate judges with the advice and consent of the
  35. In the thirteenth century the nobles forced King John to sign the ____________________ and promise not to “deny or delay right or justice.”
  36. The Speedy Trial Act of 1974 (amended in 1979) allows how many days fromindictment to trial?
  37. The ____________________ Amendment provides for the right to a speedy and public trial.
  38. Which of the following is not a duty of a court administrator?
  39. What type of evidence helped convict Dharun Ravi?
  40. In carrying out responsibilities in court, judges mainly react to the work of prosecutors and
  41. The various selection systems produce judges with
  42. Speedy‐trial laws reflect
  43. Most members of the courtroom work group are essentially part of what class?
  44. Prior to the 1980s, how many federal judges were removed from office?
  45. The United States Constitution specifies that all Article III federal judges are to be chosen by which form of selection?
  46. The National Center for State Courts studied 21 courts across the nation and found that
  47. The three most important entities in federal prosecution are the U.S. Solicitor General, the Criminal Division of the U.S. Department of Justice, and
  48. The right to self‐representation is also referred to by the Latin term
  49. An example of assembly‐line justice in a big‐city public defender’s office may include which of the following?
  50. In Washington, D.C., a study that focused on non‐cooperative witnesses found that
  51. Which of the following is not one of the three statutory responsibilities of a U.S. attorney?
  52. What is the term used to explain why few cases receive individual treatment?
  53. All federal agencies must receive permission from who to appeal an adverse lower court decision to the U.S. Supreme Court?
  54. Victims and witnesses face frustrations in coping with the court process
  55. The American Bar Association recommends that all felony cases reach disposition within
  56. In which case did the U.S. Supreme Court hold that indigent defendants charged with a felony are entitled to the services of a lawyer paid for by the government?
  57. Obtaining clients is only half of the problem facing private attorneys who represent criminal clients. The second half is
  58. Which of the following statements is true regarding legal ethics?
  59. In general, “justice delayed is justice denied.” Explain the meaning of this phrase and how it affects defendants. What steps have legislatures taken to deal with the problem of court delay? Have these steps been effective?
  60. Explain the difference between absolute immunity and qualified immunity for prosecutors.
  61. The Prosecutor’s “Client” is the
  62. The Prosecutor is perhaps the most powerful member of the courtroom workgroup because of their power/discretion. What is not an example of the prosecutor’s discretionary power?
  63. The defense attorney may come to represent a client in one of three common ways. Which of the following is not correct?
  64. Which one of the following is not a term used to refer to a chief state prosecutor?
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