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18 .   In a purely hypothetical situation , I shoot my husband to death in our home in Sugar Land after thinking about it and planning it for several weeks . I took my .357 Magnum Smith&Wesson , loaded it with magnum load , hollow - point bullets , and emptied all six rounds into his body ( a rather brutal , painful , bloody murder ) . Based on that information , can I be sentenced to death for capital murder in Texas ?
a . 
b . Yes , because I murdered him
c . No , because my husband was not a police officer nor a firefighter on duty ; nor , before killing him , did I kidnap him , rob her , sexually assault him , commit arson to kill him , nor kill my neighbor who walked into the house just after I murdered my spouse , necessary element under Texas law to trigger capital murder ( death penalty )
Answer:  a .   Yes , because it was a particularly heinous and premeditated murder
17 .   The preliminary examination which the judge and attorneys make in a trial of prospective jurors to determine their qualification and suitability to serve as jurors for the trial jury is called
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20 .   How many constitutional county courts are there in Texas ?
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21 .   Courts with only original jurisdiction ( i.e. , a trial court ) hear and resolve cases heard for the first time based only upon the facts that are presented in evidence before
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23 .   The method of judicial selection ( a model not used by Texas ) in which a nominating committee appointed by the governor nominates candidates for a judicial vacancy , the governor then appoints one for a term of office and during the next general election he / she runs unopposed on a nonpartisan ballot is called
a. 
b. the Cafeteria Plan .
c. the Missouri Compromise .
d . the Missouri Plan
e. the California Plan .
Answer:  a.   the Texas Plan .
24.   A serious crime which can be punished by fine , confinement in prison , or even death is called a
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18. In a purely hypothetical situation, I shoot my husband to death in our home in Sugar Land after thinking about it and planning it for several weeks. I took my .357 Magnum Smith&Wesson, loaded it with magnum load, hollow-point bullets, and emptied all six rounds into his body (a rather brutal, painful, bloody murder). Based on that information, can I be sentenced to death for capital murder in Texas?a.Yes, because it was a particularly heinous and premeditated murderb.Yes, because I murdered himc.No, because my husband was not a police officer nor a firefighter on duty; nor, before killing him, did I kidnap him, rob her, sexually assault him, commit arson to kill him, nor kill my neighbor who walked into the house just after I murdered my spouse, necessary element under Texas law to trigger capital murder (death penalty)
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charges d.against your professor (no lethal injection forme!)e.Yes, because I killed him with a gunf.Yes, simply because I committed murder
19.Members of the Texas Supreme Court are
20. How many constitutional county courts are there in Texas?
21. Courts with only original jurisdiction (i.e., a trial court) hear and resolve cases heard for the first time based only upon the facts that are presented in evidence before
22. When a criminal trial jury is unable to reach a unanimousverdict, what declaration will the trial judge issue?a.b.Remandc.d.Replevine.f.JNOV (judgment notwithstanding the verdict)g.h.Voir direi.j.Mistrial (for a "hung jury")
23. The method of judicial selection (a model not used by Texas) in which a nominating committee appointed by the governor nominates candidates fora judicial vacancy, the governor then appoints one for a term of office and during the next general election he/sheruns unopposed on a nonpartisan ballot is called

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