POLS155_Quiz12.2

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Unformatted text preview: Jump to Navigation Frame Your location: Assessments › View All Submissions › View Attempt View Attempt 1 of 2 Title: IRAT 12 Started: A p r i l 2 5 , 2 1 5 : 1 2 P M Submitted: April 25, 2010 5:18 PM Time spent: 00:05:35 Total score: 20/20 = 100% Total score adjusted by 0.0 Maximum possible score: 20 Title: IRAT 12 In a criminal case the burden of proof is that the evidence must show guilt ________; in a civil case the standard is ________. Correct AnswerFeedback 1. Value beyond a reasonable doubt; preponderance of the evidence 3. 2. preponderance of the evidence; preponderance of the evidence beyond a reasonable doubt; beyond a reasonable doubt 4. preponderance of the evidence; beyond a reasonable doubt 1. Score: 1/1 Title: IRAT 12 Title: IRAT 12 2. Common law is a system by which a court: Correct AnswerFeedback Student Response 1. Value makes legal decisions on the basis of earlier decisions by other courts 100% 3. 2. only hears cases that come from its specific jurisdiction ensures that both parties to a case have lawyers and share evidence 4. provides a detailed codification of the law Score:1/1 3. Who can submit briefs to the Supreme Court that make arguments on how it should rule? Student Response Value Correct Answer Feedback 1. 2. attorne ys repres enting the petition er and respon dent interest groups 4 . 3. Solicitor General all of the above100% Score:1/1 4. The individual or group that is sued or charged with a crime is the: Correct AnswerFeedback Student Response The individual or group that is sued or charged with a crime is the: 1. Value defendant 100% 3 . 2. petitioner plaintiff 4. respondent Score:1/1 5. Under what conditions is the Chief Justice more likely to set aside his own policy views and assign an opinion to a justice with different ideological views? Correct AnswerFeedback 1. Stude nt Respo nseVal ue when there is very little interest in the case from outside groups 3 . 2. Under what conditions is the Chief Justice more likely to set aside his own policy views and assign an opinion to a justice with different ideological views? when the federal government is a party to the case when there is fragile support for a majority position favored by the Chief Justice100% 4. when Congress or the president is unlikely to enforce the Court’s decision Score:1/1 6. While the number of cases submitted to the Supreme Court has ________, the number of opinions it submits has ________. Correct AnswerFeedback...
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This note was uploaded on 05/03/2011 for the course POLS 155 taught by Professor Scarpelli during the Fall '07 term at CSU Chico.

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