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Introduction to Advanced Criminal Law Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following is a true statement about precedent?

Question 2 2. What type is our American law system?

Question 3 3. The United States Supreme Court issues a court ruling that taxes are unconstitutional. What is it called when this decision becomes a rule for other courts?

Question 4 4. Simple assault is an example of which of the following types of crime?

Question 5 5. Which of the following is a feature of felony crimes?

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Question 6 6. An American data analyst copies files related to American national defense, and sends these files to Russian intelligence agents. What kind of crime is this, and why?

Question 7 7. Which of the following facts about crimes mala in se are true?

Question 8 8. Which of the following is an example of a crime Mala in se?

Question 9 9. Which of the following is NOT a crime Mala in se '?

Question 10 10. If the government violates a suspect's constitutional rights in the course of investigating a crime, the evidence obtained as a result of the violation may be excluded at trial. What is this legal principle called?

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Question 11 11. Which of the following is an identification procedure used in criminal investigations?

Question 12 12. Criminal procedure refers to the administration of:

Question 13 13. Which goal of sentencing is premised on the idea that we should punish crime simply because it's fair and right thing to do?

Question 14 14. Which goal of sentencing is premised on the idea that people won't commit crimes if the pain of punishment outweighs the pleasure of the crime?

Question 15 15. Which goal of sentencing is premised on the idea that people who are restrained from crime can't commit further crimes?

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Question 16 16. The supreme source of law in the American legal system is

Question 17 17. Statutes or laws are created by which branch of government?

Question 18 18. Specific requirements that have the force of law that allow federal agencies to enforce acts passed by Congress are called

Question 19 19. Which of the following is true regarding criminal and civil causes of action?

Question 20 20. Which of the following is a legal remedy in a civil case?

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Question 21 21. Why was OJ Simpson acquitted in the criminal case against him, but held liable in the civil case?

Question 22 22. How long has it been since the Model Penal Code first published?

Question 23 23. How many states have adopted portions of the MPC into their own laws?

Question 24 24. What is the Model Penal Code used for?

Question 25 25. Based on the recent Supreme Court Case, Obergefell v. Hodges, is the Supreme Court obligated to always rule based on the precedent they set of guaranteeing same-sex couples the right to marry?

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Question 26 26. Which of the following types of crime typically involves the issuance of tickets and payment of fines?

Question 27 27. Mala in se is defined as ______ .

Question 28 28. In a criminal trial, the burden of proof is on which party?

Question 29 29. Why is restoration sometimes pursued?

Question 30 30. All of the following are sources of law in the American legal system except:

Introduction to Advanced Criminal Law Chapter Exam Instructions

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