When should a judge recuse himself or herself from a case?
When the judge feels that he/she may be biased or if he/she knows the people personally apart
of the case.
What kinds of court cases are heard by federal courts? Name at lea
Your first lab link can be found at The Courts in a Nutshell.
To whom does the Constitution give the power to create other federal courts as needed?
List one thing that federal courts have jurisdiction over and one thing t
1. What is the purpose of the United States Constitution?
To divide power between government and state as well as establish basic rights that citizens have.
2. Why is the reasonable doubt standard used in criminal cases?
Evidence that is beyond
1. By what percent has the U.S. prison population increased in the last three decades?
2. According to the deputy director of the U.S. program at Human Rights Watch, how does the
growing number of prisoners reflect a human rights p
Why are there so many types of diversion programs for juveniles?
There are so many types of diversion programs for juveniles because many of them are in for
different reasons. Each program has a different effect on the individual then
Your first lab link can be found at "Nalini Nadkarni: Life Science in Prison".
Do you think violent criminals deserve to "feel more serene" as the speaker suggests?
I dont think they should for such a long period that they are some of them
1. Name two examples of capital crimes.
2. Name two examples of federal crimes.
2. Identity Theft
3. Explain the difference between jails and prisons.
Jail is where you are sent if you are either await
What is felony murder?
Is a certain type of murder that results in 1st degree murder which is life with no parole.
What is the mandatory sentence for felony murder?
Life without parole
Do you think the felony murder statute should be
Which school supplies do you think are necessary? Explain why.
Why do you think the Supreme Court needs to be able to interpret the Constitution?
In your own words, describe what rights the First Amendment and the Eighth Ame
What are the purposes of work release programs? Name two.
The purposes of work release programs are to enable inmates to be able to retain their jobs and
continue supporting their families.
What factors do officials take into consid