DRUGS AND THE LAW
Main types of Drugs
For test purposes, you will need to list the 6 classifications of drugs.
A (*) means you will have to know about that specific drug.
You do not have to know the large, medical spellings of the drugs.
A) Handbook Rules
1) Basic principles:
You do not give up your rights in school.
But since the courts have not given adult status to students, there are
more restrictions permissible.
And Private/Parochial schools can put more restric
CHAPTER 1: FOUNDATIONS OF LAW
I)What is Law?
A) Basic Principles
1) Definition: A mechanism that regulates society.
2) Law are always evolving
Ex: Speed limits, wearing seatbelt, driving age,
3) Laws reflect social concerns
CHAPTER 5 FELONIES
A) Classification: Felonies
Note: For test purposes, you only have to know Class A. The other
Classes are not testable, but are available as an additional source of
10-30 years or Life. Death penalty can
CH. 4 CRIMINOLOGY
1) Crimes per Hour:
Murder every 37 minutes Rape every 6 minutes
ASSAULT EVERY 43 SECONDS
CAR THEFT EVERY 45
1 IN 4 HOMES BURGLARIZED
43% OF BURGLARIES BY SOMEONE YOU KNOW
Minnesota study of 500 convicts
CHAPTER 6 ALCOHOL AND THE LAW
Alcohol True or False pre-test: Eight of these questions will be on the test.
1. True Alcohol is digested in the body just like any food.
2. False Alcohol is burned up in the body just like any food.
3. False Everyone's body
CHAPTER 2: BASICS OF GOVERNMENT
I) ELEMENTS OF THE U.S. CONSTITUTION
There are 7 Articles and 27 Amendments.
The first ten Amendments are called the Bill of Rights.
Amendment 1 Freedom of: Religion, Speech, Press,