To acknowledge waiving his or her right to counsel Correct! To acknowledge waiving his or her right to a trial To acknowledge voluntarily making a guilty plea To admit what crime he or she committed Question 14 0 / 1 pts The American justice system is classified as The American justice system is classified as You Answered democratic. autocratic. symbolic. Correct Answer adversarial . Question 15 1 / 1 pts Who is responsible for issuing an indictment? Who is responsible for issuing an indictment? Judge or magistrate
Prosecutor Correct! Grand jury Attorney general Question 16 1 / 1 pts What is the defense attorney's largest responsibility? What is the defense attorney's largest responsibility? Ensure a not guilty verdict Make sure the defendant does not serve time in prison or jail File motions to dismiss charges Correct! Serve as advocate for the defendant Question 17 1 / 1 pts Prosecutors have discretion to do all of the following EXCEPT Prosecutors have discretion to do all of the following EXCEPT stop the prosecution of a defendant. Correct! issue an indictment . determine the level of criminal charges to be brought against a suspect. determine if an individual will be charged with a crime. Question 18 0 / 1 pts
What is one reason prosecutors may decide to dismiss cases? What is one reason prosecutors may decide to dismiss cases? You Answered Failure of plea bargain Correct Answer unreliable victims application of nolo contendere reputation of defense attorney Question 19 1 / 1 pts What title is given to the chief law officer of the state? What title is given to the chief law officer of the state? Correct! Attorney general Chief Prosecutor District attorney General counsel Question 20 1 / 1 pts If a grand jury finds that probable cause exists, they will issue a(n) against the defendant.
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