ARREST Police Investigation and Procedure The Court System and Procedure Court Procedures and Constitutional Protections Crimes of the Century
100
What is an arrest?
This occurs when a person suspected of a crime is taken into custody
100
What is the 4th Amendent?
The amendment that prevents law enforcement from performing warrantless searches and seizures.
100
Who is the prosecutor?
The name of the person who pursues criminal charges against the accused.
100
What is beyond a reasonable doubt?
The standard of proof required by the law in order to convict the accused of a crime.
100
Who is "Son of Sam"/ David Berkowitz?
Received his nickname because he believed the neighbor's dog was commanding him to kill his victims.
200
What is an arrest warrant?
A court order commanding that a specified person be taken into
custody.
200
What is "Stop and Frisk"?
A police officer who believes that based on his or her experience that a person is behaving suspiciously and is likely to be armed or somehow a danger to others, then the officer may perform this controversial on the street action.
200
Who is the government or the state?
The entity that pays for a public defender to defend the rights of the accused (without a fee).
200
What is the right to trial by jury?
The principle protection of the criminally accused in the sixth amendment.
200
Who was Charles Lindbergh?
His/Her child was kidnapped and murdered from his second floor bedroom in one of the most well-known crimes of the 20th century.
300
What is probable cause?
A reasonable belief that a person has committed a crime.
300
What is "the exclusionary rule"?
Evidence is barred by this rule when police do not obtain or do not act reasonably to rely on a search warrant and that warrant is later found to be invalid.
300
When or what is before custodial interrogation?
The time at which the state must read an accused his or her "miranda rights".
300
What is a plea bargain?
This is a process of negotiation among the accused, the defense attorney and the prosecutor that grants certain concessions to the accused in exchange for a guilty plea.
300
What is the FBI/Federal Bureau of Investigations?
This federal agency is responsible for investigating and prosecuting bank robberies in the United States.
400
What is bail?
An arrested person can usually be released after putting up an amount
of money known as what?
400
What is 1) Search incident to lawful arrest, 2) stop and frisk, 3) consent, 4) plain view, 5) hot pursuit, 6) vehicle searches, 7) emergency situations, or 8) border and airport searches?
Name at least two of the situations in which police need not obtain a warrant before conducting a search.
400
What is the rehabilitation of the offender or what is rehabilitation?
This is the purpose of a juvenile justice system.
400
What is the grand jury process?
This processes determines whether there is sufficient cause to believe a person has committed a crime and whether that person should be made to stand trial.
400
Who is Kaczynski's brother?
This relative of Theodore Kaczynski recognized Kaczynski's published manifesto as it was similar to some earlier writings that had been sent to him/her.
500
What is "am I free to leave" or "to go"?
The question you should ask law enforcement if you are trying to determine if you have been arrested.
500
What is custodial interrogation?
This is the specific name for the process by which law enforcement detains and questions a crime suspect.
500
What is voir dire?
This is the process by which a jury is chosen for its service.
500
What is race?
The basis by which the prosecution or defense is alone prohibited from using to exclude a juror from jury service.
500
Who was Vermeer?
The artist who painted the most valuable painting ("The Concert" stolen in the Boston art heist in March 1990.




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