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chapter-20-test (3) - 1 CHAPTER 20-AMERICAN GOVERNMENT...

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a. police power b. probable cause c. bill of attainder d. Presentment e. Miranda Rule f. information F____ 1. Prosecutors in States often use a(n) ____ to show that there is enough evidence to bring a person to trial. C____ 2. Neither Congress nor the States can pass a(n) ____ that inflicts punishment without a court trial. E____ 3. The ____ begins with these words: "You have the right to remain silent." B B____ 4. In order to obtain a warrant, police must have ____. Multiple Choice Identify the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question. ____ 5. The main reason that there is no exact definition of the due process guarantees is that the a. Constitution is too specific. b. guarantees protect citizens against unfair processes, but not unfair laws. c. The Supreme Court only defines the guarantees on a case-by-case basis. d. courts do not want to give away too much specific information to potential lawbreakers. ____ 6. The main reason the Constitution dealt specifically with the crime of treason was that a. treason was not considered a serious crime before the Constitution was written. b. treason is a crime against the country, not against individuals. c. the Framers knew the charge of treason can be used for political reasons. d. the Framers wanted to prevent all treason in order to protect the democracy. ____ 7. The main purpose of the exclusionary rule is to a. deter police misconduct. b. prevent people who are clearly guilty from going free. c. allow certain kinds of "tainted" evidence to be used in court. d. allow for honest mistakes by police officers. ____ 8. The right to privacy inherent in the concept of due process has been applied with the most controversy recently in cases involving a. abortion. c. bearing arms. b. searches and seizures. d. school attendance. ____ 9. For an arrest to be lawful, police must have either a warrant or a. a bill of attainder. c. a writ of habeas corpus. b. probable cause. d. a grand jury indictment. ____ 10. A(n) ____, requires the police to bring a prisoner before the court and explain why he or she should not be released. a. writ of habeas corpus c. ex post facto law b. bill of attainder d. indictment ____ 11. The guarantee against double jeopardy protects a person from being tried a. for more than one crime committed at any one time. b.
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