Breed v. Jones Case of 1975: Summary


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The Double Jeopardy Clause can be found in which of the following constitutional amendments?

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1. Which of the following describes double jeopardy?

2. According to the Supreme Court in Breed vs. Jones, how was Gary Jones placed in double jeopardy?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Students can use these assessments to check their comprehension of Breed vs. Jones of 1975. The tools will ask questions regarding the definition, history, and effects of double jeopardy.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The quiz/worksheet will ask students to answer questions about the following concepts:

  • The constitutional amendment that covers double jeopardy
  • What double jeopardy means
  • Gary Jones' case
  • Effects of the case on juvenile proceeding

Skills Practiced

The assessments will assist students in practicing the skills listed below:

  • Reading comprehension - read and pull the essential information from the related lesson on the Breed vs. Jones case
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding Gary Jones' case and its effects on juvenile court proceedings
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the amendment that protects against double jeopardy

Additional Learning

To learn more about this topic, take a look at the associated lesson, Breed v. Jones Case of 1975: Summary. It will help students achieve these goals/objectives:

  • View examples of double jeopardy
  • Learn the facts of Breed vs. Jones
  • Understand the Supreme Courts holding and analysis
  • Define double jeopardy