Article I courts 0.5 points QUESTION 35 1. Which federal court has original jurisdiction over disputes between states? a . Court of Appeals b . Legislative Court c . Supreme Court d . District Court 0.5 points QUESTION 36 1. Which of the following gave the U.S. Supreme Court the authority to invalidate an act of Congress as unconstitutional? a . The Judiciary Act of 1801 b . Marbury v. Madison (1803) c . The Judiciary Act of 1789 d . Article III of the U.S. Constitution 0.5 points QUESTION 37 1. Which of the following is not an element of a crime? a . actus reus b . mens rea c . guilty conscience d . attendant circumstances 0.5 points QUESTION 38 1. Which of the following is not one of the justice professionals in the courthouse? a . judges b . social services personnel c . police d prosecutors
. 0.5 points QUESTION 39 1. Which of the following is the highest burden of proof? a . proof beyond a reasonable doubt b . preponderance of evidence c . clear and convincing evidence d . probable cause 0.5 points QUESTION 40 1. The Rule of Four refers to: a . the maximum number of presenters allowed during oral arguments. b . the number of justices required to vote in favor of granting certiorari to review a case. c . the minimum number of justices required to publish a dissenting opinion. d . the number of justices required to uphold or overturn a lower court ruling.
Question 1 0 out of 0.5 points A trial by a judge without a jury is called a: Selected Answer: a. bar trial. Answers: a. bar trial. b. bench trial. c. trial de novo . d. summary trial. Question 2 0.5 out of 0.5 points After arrest, arrestees are brought before a judge, advised of their rights and the charges against them, and given a chance to make bail at the: Selected Answer: a. initial appearance. Answers: a. initial appearance. b. preliminary hearing. c. arraignment. d. pretrial hearing. Question 3 0.5 out of 0.5 points Another word for stare decisis is: Selected Answer: a. precedent. Answers: a. precedent. b. constitution. c. substantive law. d. procedural law.
Question 4 0.5 out of 0.5 points Appeals from criminal convictions in the U.S. District Courts constitute __________ of the workload of the U.S. Courts of Appeals. Selected Answer: c. about 22 percent Answers: a. 43 percent b. over 50 percent c. about 22 percent d. less than 10 percent Question 5 0.5 out of 0.5 points Appellate courts are considered finders of fact. Selected Answer: Fals e Answers: True Fals e Question 6 0.5 out of 0.5 points Around 90 percent of felony convictions result from a: Selected Answer: a. plea bargain. Answers: a. plea bargain. b. trial by jury. c. bench trial. d. preliminary hearing. Question 7 0.5 out of 0.5 points Article II of the U.S. Constitution established the U.S. Supreme Court. Selected Answer:
Fals e Answers: True Fals e Question 8 0.5 out of 0.5 points Article III judges are nominated by the President and confirmed by the U.S. Senate.
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