Correct! True False Question 37 1 / 1 pts A defendant has the right to "take the fifth" without prejudicing the jury in the prosecution's favor. Correct! True False Question 38 0 / 1 pts The "charge" sets forth the rules of law to be applied by the jury in reaching a decision.
Correct Answer True You Answered False Question 39 1 / 1 pts Evidence seen by a jury in court is real evidence. Correct! True False Question 40 1 / 1 pts A dying declaration would usually qualify as an exception to the hearsay rule. Correct! True False Question 41 1 / 1 pts What type of evidence tends to make a fact in question more or less probable than it would be without the evidence?
Direct Circumstantial Real Correct! Relevant Question 42 0 / 1 pts Judges are not uniform or even consistent in their opinions concerning what is aggravating and what is mitigating. Correct Answer True You Answered False Question 43 1 / 1 pts Sentencing disparity occurs when different offenders receive different sentences for similar offenses. Correct! True False
Question 44 1 / 1 pts Victim impact statements are offered verbally or in writing during the sentencing phase of the justice process. Correct! True False Question 45 1 / 1 pts The U.S. Supreme Court has refused to eliminate the death penalty for juveniles. True Correct! False Question 46 0 / 1 pts All states offer prisoners the opportunity to reduce their sentence by doing 'good time'- that is, behaving well. You Answered True Correct Answer False
Question 47 1 / 1 pts The idea that by punishing one person the larger community will be deterred is known as general deterrence. Correct! True False Question 48 1 / 1 pts Those that support the death penalty argue that it is an effective deterrent to future offending. Correct! True False Question 49 0 / 1 pts Truth-in-sentencing laws require offenders to serve 100% of their sentences with no time off for good behavior. You Answered True
Correct Answer False Question 50 1 / 1 pts Restorative justice focuses on repairing the damage that a crime does to the victim, the victim's family, and society as a whole. Correct! True False Question 51 1 / 1 pts The seriousness of the crime is the primary factor in a judge's sentencing decisions. Correct! True False Question 52 1 / 1 pts In states where indeterminate sentencing is utilized, the inmate's release date is determined by _______________________ .
. the legislature. the department of corrections through the awarding of good time. the judge. Correct! the parole board. Question 53 1 / 1 pts A disproportionate percentage (42%) of those on death row are Black, indicating that the death penalty may be __________________ . fallible. Correct! discriminatory. wrongful arbitrary. Question 54 0 / 1 pts A form of deterrence that is designed to prevent the offender from offending again is ________________________ . You Answered general deterrence.
Correct Answer specific deterrence.
- Summer '19
- criminal law, Correct Answer, Supreme Court of the United States, United States Supreme Court