A law in action perspective stresses the importance of discretion. Correct! True False Question 2 1 / 1 pts The public often blames ____________ for allowing guilty defendants to go free on technicalities. Correct! Correct Answers appellate courts Question 3 0 / 1 pts Which term is derived from the way crime is defined? You Answered due process crime control Correct Answer criminal defenses due process of law Question 4 1 / 1 pts A law in action perspective helps us understand the dynamics of courthouse justice. Correct! appellate c
True False Question 5 1 / 1 pts Which Amendment to the U.S. Constitution guarantees the right to counsel? Fourth Amendment Fifth Amendment Correct! Sixth Amendment Eighth Amendment Question 6 0 / 1 pts Democratic governments derive their powers from the law. You Answered True Correct Answer False Question 7 1 / 1 pts The numerous public agencies involved in implementing public policy concerning crime are referred to as the:
court system. corrections system. law enforcement system. Correct! criminal justice system. Question 8 1 / 1 pts Jurors’ expectations of forensic evidence in even the most mundane of cases have been called the: DNA effect. Correct! CSI effect. science effect. BSU effect. Question 9 1 / 1 pts Which of the following aspects of the criminal justice process exemplify law in action? Police Mirandize a suspect and obtain a voluntary confession. At initial appearance, the defendant is advised of his rights and bail is set according to the bond schedule. Correct! The prosecutor meets with the public defender to discuss the terms of a plea agreement.
Upon pleading guilty, the defendant is dissatisfied with the sentence and appeals. Question 10 1 / 1 pts Which term emphasizes fundamental fairness insofar as a person should always be given notice of any charges brought against him or her, that a person should be provided a real chance to present his or her side in a legal dispute, and that no law or government procedure should be arbitrary or capricious? procedural process crime control criminal defenses Correct! due process of law Question 11 1 / 1 pts A ____________ perspective helps us understand the dynamics of courthouse justice. Correct! Correct Answers law in action Question 12 1 / 1 pts CASE 1.1 The creation of designer drugs is outpacing the ability of society to enact laws to prohibit them. Many of these substances have negative side effects, ranging from violent behavior to death.
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