POLS155_Quiz12

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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: April 25, 2010 5:12 PM 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 1. In a criminal case the burden of proof is that the evidence must show guilt ________; in a civil case the standard is ________. Stu dent Res pon se Valu e Corr ect Ans wer Fee dba ck 1. beyo nd a reas ona ble dou bt; 2. Common law is a system by which a court: Stu dent Res pon se Valu e Corr ect Ans wer Fee dba ck 1. mak es legal deci sion s on the basi 3. Who can submit briefs to the Supreme Court that make arguments on how it should rule? Stu dent Res pon se Valu e Corr ect Ans wer Fee dba ck 1. attor neys repr esen ting the petiti 4. The individual or group that is sued or charged with a crime is the: Stu dent Res pon se Valu e Corr ect Ans wer Fee dba ck 1. defe nda nt 100 % 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? Stu dent Res pon se Valu e Corr ect Ans wer Fee dba ck 1. whe n ther e is very little inter 6. While the number of cases submitted to the Supreme Court has ________, the number of opinions it submits has ________. Stu dent Res pon se Valu e Corr ect Ans wer Fee dba ck 1. incre ased ; decli ned 100 % 7. The view of Supreme Court justices, which argues that they must be active in protecting minority rights even when it means conflict with the other branches of government, is: Stu dent Res pon se Valu e Corr ect Ans wer Fee dba ck 1. strict cons tructi onis m 8. Which of the following factors does NOT influence which justice will be assigned the task of writing a majority opinion? Stu dent Res pon se Valu e Corr ect Ans wer Fee dba ck 1. a smo oth oper ation of the 9. The individual or group that defends the decision of a lower court on appeal is called the: Stu dent Res pon se Valu e Corr ect Ans wer Fee dba ck 1. defe nda nt 10. What is a senior judge? Stu dent Res pon se Valu e Corr ect Ans wer Fee dba ck 1. a retir ed judg e who hear s 11. When people criticize the judicial branch as being “imperial,” they are referring to its willingness to hand down decisions on everything from environmental law to tax policy to civil liberties. This BEST illustrates which theme of the book? Stu dent Res pon se Valu e Corr ect Ans wer Fee dba ck 1. Politi cs is confl ictua l. 12. When compared to what the Constitution says about the requirements for serving...
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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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