Federal Court System
1. The federal court system has three tiers: district courts, courts of appeal, and the
Supreme Court. Each tier has its own major function.
The district court is the first tier, or trial court, also called the court of original
Chapter 8 Video
Answer the following question:
You looked at the ATF and the DEA in the last module video.
What differences do you see in the FBI from what the ATF and the DEA do?
Investigate bank robberies, crimes against children, and financial frau
Module 9 Video Discussion
1. What do you think one of the most important physical qualities of a SEA Marshal might
One of the most important physical qualities of being a SEA Marshal is controlling the
brain to understand that you are in motion all th
The eight component careers are Citizenship and Immigration Services, Customs and Border
Protection, Federal Emergency Management Agency, Federal Law Enforcement Training Center,
Immigrant and Customs Enforcement, Transportation Security Administration Ca
The five missions of the DOJ are to enforce and defend the United States according to the law. Ensure public safety
against foreign and domestic threats. Be responsible for federal leadership in preventing and controlling crime. To act
Module 10 Video ICE Agent
To be an ICE Agent, describe the personal qualities needed. What temptations are present in the
Module 11 Video
The ATF specializes in guns, the DEA specializes in drugs, and ICE specializes in immigration issues. What
types of offenses do the IRS Special Agents specialize in?
The IRS specialized in the investigation of allegations of tax crimes.
The news story I read on the FBI website was murder for hire via the internet. A woman named
Marissa Mark searched online to hire some to kill her ex-boyfriends new girlfriend. She found a
man named Essam Ahmed Eid who was looking for a little work on the
Chapter 7 Video
ATFATF focuses on what kind of crimes? What types of job opportunities are discussed in the video?
ATF has a variety of crimes they focus on such as explosive and arson investigation. They also monitor cigarette imports for
illegal tax sta
Chapter 7 CRIJ 1301
Bob consigned all of his stock holdings to the court. What type of bail did he post?
A) unsecured bond
B) signature bond
C) deposit bail
D) property bond
States that followed the federal court model have how many tiers?
The "Rampart Scandal" arose out of corruption within the _ Police Department. LAPD
A) New Orleans
B) New York City
C) Los Angeles
A _ suit is based on an act passed by Congress in 1871 to ensure the civil rights of men and women of
Since this course is being taught through a university located in Texas, it is only fair that we look
into what it takes to become a police officer in our capitol, Austin. Please use the above website
Chapter 3 Current Events
Before you do this assignment, I want you to know that there are 2 basic kinds of laws (or
"codes") in Texas - CIVIL and CRIMINAL. Under CIVIL law in Texas, a person is considered
to be an adult at 18