BLCh8 - Ch8 39 Which of the following is NOT true about the...

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Ch8 39) Which of the following is NOT true about the United States criminal law system? A) Criminal defendants are presumed innocent until proven guilty. B) The burden of proof in a criminal case is on the government. C) A jury's vote to convict must be unanimous. D) Once there has been an arraignment, most of a defendant's constitutional rights are no longer applicable. 40) What is a "penal code?" A) the classification of a particular crime B) a series of statutes that define precisely the conduct that is considered criminal C) the list of sentences for particular crimes D) the unwritten code of conduct among prison personnel E) another term used to describe a crime's degree, such as first degree or second degree 41) Imprisonment is generally imposed to serve all of the following functions EXCEPT : A) protecting society from the person imprisoned B) providing a means to rehabilitate the criminal C) allowing victims to have a formalized process to meet and confront the criminal D) deterring others from engaging in criminal conduct 42) For what offenses can imprisonment be imposed? A) felonies only B) felonies and misdemeanors C) felonies and violations D) misdemeanors and violations E) felonies, misdemeanors and violations 43) Crimes such as illegal parking and jaywalking are normally categorized as: A) violations B) misdemeanors C) felonies D) none of the above 44) Which of the following correctly ranks the types of crimes from most serious to least serious? A) violations, misdemeanors, felonies B) violations, felonies, misdemeanors C) misdemeanors, felonies, violations D) felonies, violations, misdemeanors E) felonies, misdemeanors, violations 45) In a criminal trial, which of the following is true? A) To be guilty, the defendant must have had a criminal intent at the time of the crime. B) The accused is presumed guilty once an indictment has been issued. C) The government must prove that the accused is guilty beyond all possible doubt. D) At the trial, the grand jury listens to evidence to determine guilt or innocence. 46) The two general elements required in order to prove guilt in a crime are: A) criminal act and damages B) criminal act and criminal intent C) criminal act and at least one impartial witness D) criminal act and resultant harm E) criminal act and physical injury 145
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47) Once a criminal case has been brought against a defendant, a related civil case: A) will automatically become part of the criminal case B) can be incorporated into the criminal case, but only if the victim and the prosecutor agree C) will always be filed, but as a separate action D) can be filed by the victim, but in many cases no civil case is filed E) can be filed, but only if there is a conviction in the criminal case 48) Which of the following is true about crimes? A) Criminal liability exists only if there is a victim who suffered damages.
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