The Criminal Trial in the U.S. Justice System Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. The 5th Amendment can be understood to protect against:

Question 2 2. What does the right to an attorney mean?

Question 3 3. What does due process mean?

Question 4 4. When can a prisoner begin filing a writ of habeas corpus?

Question 5 5. What is meant by a speedy trial?

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Question 6 6. Why might a defendant be tried twice for the same crime?

Question 7 7. When Joe was arrested for throwing a brick through the window of a liquor store, the police demanded that he admit his guilt. What should Joe have done?

Question 8 8. In criminal trials, a jury is _____.

Question 9 9. What does habeas corpus mean in English?

Question 10 10. Why is a writ of habeas corpus issued?

The Criminal Trial in the U.S. Justice System Chapter Exam Instructions

Choose your answers to the questions and click 'Next' to see the next set of questions. You can skip questions if you would like and come back to them later with the yellow "Go To First Skipped Question" button. When you have completed the practice exam, a green submit button will appear. Click it to see your results. Good luck!

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