People v. Pratt: Facts, Decision, & Significance


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The Michigan case People v. Pratt centered on Eddie Pratt, who _____.

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1. Helen went into her grandmother's purse and took $20. If Helen never intended to put the money back, under Michigan state law she should be charged with _____.

2. In People v. Pratt, the defendant argued that his conviction should be overturned because _____ requires _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Quiz yourself on the Michigan State Supreme Court case The People of the State of Michigan v. Pratt. Answer these multiple-choice questions on topics like the offense that was committed by Eddie Pratt and the Michigan state law a person could be charged with violating if money is stolen and not returned.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The quiz/worksheet will cover the following:

  • Reason the defendant gave for wanting to have his case overturned
  • Legal complication in the case
  • The case's lasting importance

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - make sure you understand the most important information on the Michigan v. Pratt State Supreme Court case
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the Michigan state law a person might be charged with violating regarding stolen money and Pratt's criminal offense in the case
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the lasting significance of the court case

Additional Learning

You can learn more about the case in the lesson named People v. Pratt: Facts, Decision & Significance. Here are the main areas you'll be covering:

  • Testimony in the case from Pratt's ex-girlfriend
  • Pratt's appeal after his conviction
  • The ruling by Michigan's Supreme Court