8.On appeal an appellate court is only allowed three actions. Which of the following actions is not authorized?1.Affirm1.Hear new testimony1.Remand1.Reverse9.The purpose of a preliminary hearing is
1.to sentence the defendant.10.During a preliminary hearing, the prosecutor asks for testimony that is clearly hearsay. The defense attorney objects. What will result?1.The testimony will be excluded because the prosecutor is not permitted to ask such a question in the first place.True/False1.A lawyer can offer an opinion to the jury about the facts in a case.2.When witnesses are on the stand, they should tell the jury about their personal opinion about the facts of the case.
3.Testimony is not evidence; it is opinion.4.A lawyer can vouch for a witness’s credibility.5.Identical twins have the same fingerprints.6.Identical twins have the same DNA.7.In some situations, DNA can be recovered from tissue and other objectsyears after it was left behind.88.When DNA evidence is corrupted, it can give a false indication that someone else committed the crime.9.Blood tests are just as informative as DNA tests.
10.Eyewitness testimony has been shown to be chronically unreliable.
9Chapter 4Evidentiary Issues in ProsecutionMultiple Choice1.What is the primary difference between direct and circumstantial evidence?
2.What are the sanctions for an improper lineup?3.What is “chain of custody”?