ch5 - Ch.5 Quiz Instructions Please read the questions...

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Ch.5 Quiz Instructions Please read the questions carefully. This assessment is worth 100 points. 1. An example of an ex post facto law would be a statute that goes into effect on October 1, 1997, deals with a specified behavior that had not previously been considered a crime, and states that engaging in the specified behavior on or at any time after October 1, 1997 is a crime. (5 points) True False 2. Although a nolo contendere plea may lead to a judicial determination of guilt, it is inadmissible in later civil cases against the defendant based on the same conduct amounting to the criminal violation. (5 points) True False 3. Owners of commercial property enjoy greater privacy expectations in their property for Fourth Amendment purposes than do owners of residential property. (5 points) True False 4. A defendant's constitutional right to be free from compulsory testimonial self-incrimination not only bars the prosecution from calling her as a witness at the trial of a criminal case against her, but also bars the plaintiff from calling her as a witness at the trial of a civil case against her. (5 points) True False 5. Criminal statutes that restrict expressive conduct sometimes violate the First Amendment. (5 points) True False 6. Voluntary intoxication usually serves as a complete defense to criminal liability. (5 points) True False 7. At a preliminary hearing in a felony case, the government must prove its case by the ?beyond a reasonable doubt? standard. (5 points)
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True False 8. The warnings required by the Supreme Court in the Miranda decision were designed to further Fourth and Eighth Amendment protections. (5 points) True False 9. Corporations may be held criminally liable even in the absence of proof that high corporate officers ordered or acquiesced in the offense charged. (5 points) True False 10. The Eighth Amendment does not bar the execution of a condemned prisoner who was sane when convicted but becomes insane while awaiting execution. (5 points) True False 11. Which of the following is an accurate statement about the Fourth Amendment, as interpreted by the Supreme Court? (5 points) a. Evidence seized in violation of the Fourth Amendment may still be admitted at trial if the prosecution convinces the court that the evidence would inevitably have been obtained by lawful
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