Constitutional Issues Unit 4
1. What are the two types of forfeitures?
Criminal and civil forfeiture
2. In a civil forfeiture action, which party bears the burden that the property
was involved in the offense?
3. What did th
p. 142 #1-10
1. What is meant by the assertion that the Supreme Court is a countermajoritarian
The Supreme Court is viewed as being countermajoritarian because the officials are not elected
by the people, do not have to consid
Criminal Law Unit 3
1. What degrees of murder does your state have? (e.g. first degree murder and
second degree murder).
In the state of Wisconsin we have several statutes regarding murder. The statutes
are as follows:
Running head: MIRANDA WARNINGS
The Miranda Warning has along history and it is not known to many people where it
originally came from. A lot of people also have misconce
p. 262 #1-7
p. 263 #2
1. The defense I would use would be the mistake of fact. I honestly thought that the
person in my yard was a moose, due to the antlers, however when I realized my
mistake I did no shoot again.
2. A. I feel I would be
Chapter 8 #1-7, #1-3, #1-2
1. Alien and Sedition Acts of 1798, The Habeas Corpus Act of 1863, The Sedation
Act of 1918, The Smith Act of 1940, The McCarran Act of 1950, and the
MaCarran-Walter Act of 1952
2. In a time of war the Constituti
Unit 2 Criminal Law
Paul Williams watches a television show where a man commits a burglary of a convenience
store. The man is eventually caught and convicted. Paul decides that he could commit the same
crime, but not make the same mistakes
What are the different sources of criminal law? What impact does the Supremacy
Clause have in criminal law?
The different sources of criminal law are the Constitution, the Bill of Rights, laws passed
by Congress, treaties, local an
Page 123 #1-10
1. Robbery is the forceful taking of another persons belongings with the use of
force or the threat of force.
2. A robbery is with the use of force or threat of force to take a persons belongings
where as a thef
Unit 6 p.239 #1-9; p.240 #1-2
1. Perjury is significant to the legal systems integrity because if you are guilty of
this crime you are guilty of lying under oath or giving false information. This is
lying in the simplest form and this is s
STATE OF MINNESOTA
COUNTY OF LA CROSSE
SEVENTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT
COURT FILE NO. 1234
PROSECUTOR FILE NO. 78659
State of Minnesota,
NICHOLAS TESSMER(DOB: 05/09/1987)
1911 MILLER ST #56
LA CROSSE, WI 54601,
1. What is the bill or resolution number (i.e. H. J. RES. 1)?
S.J. RES 19
2. What is the name of the member of Congress who sponsored the constitutional
Mr. Hatch (for himself, Mr. Baucus, Mr. Barrasso, Mr. Inhofe, Mr. Vi
Unit 3 Constitutional Issues
Answer the following questions. Where appropriate, be sure to identify specific
Articles from the U.S. Constitution.
1. Discuss the concept of federalism
Federalism is a governmental structure that has
Unit 10 Assignment A
1. Roe v. Wade
This case stated that Roe was arguing the Texas abortion laws that an abortion could only
happen when it was to save the mothers life and that the fetus was a person and a citizen
before birth. It was fo
Unit 10 Assignment B
The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) enforces laws
dealing with discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, national
origin, age, or disability.
1. A charge must be filed with the EEOC
Chapter 8 #1-10
1. The Bill of Rights differs from the Articles of the Constitution because when the
original article of the Constitution was drafted it did not include these rights.
These rights were added to fulfill a promise to the peop
Constitutional Issues Unit 7
In 2011, the State of Minnesota passes a new statute, the King Cobra Protection Act, that
prohibits any person from possession a king cobra snake. The law was directed
specifically at religious practices by the
This is a very touchy subject that is full of emotion. Anytime that a child is
being harmed at the hands of anyone, especially an adult there are bound to be
strong emotions attached to it. I personally feel that child molesters and rapists are
some of th
Sunday, January 13, 2013
Dear Prime Minister:
My name is Courtney and I will be the one giving you a tour of our fine city of Philadelphia.
You may or may not know that Philadelphia is where our country first started many years ago.
This was before Washin
Unit 8 B
Go the website for the Social Security Administration and find the procedures for
appealing a ruling by the agency. Specifically, list and describe the four levels in
the appeals process.
Unit 8 A
1. Compare and contrast substantive due process and procedural due process.
Substantive due process is the type and behavior that applies to liberty and
procedural due process means the government has to trea
Ch. 15 Review and Discussion
15-10. The verbal clues to deception are: changes in speech patterns, repetition of the question,
comments regarding the interview, selective memory, making excuses, oaths, character
Ch. 12 Review and Discussion
12-7. The motivation for early revenue recognition is to keep the company finances in check and
by eliminating financial statement misrepresentation. The other thing that early recognition of
Ch. 7 & 8 Review and Discussion
7-3. The category of expense reimbursement fraud that Alpha committed when he put his
personal trip on an expense report was mischaracterized expense reimbursements.
8-7. The processing of low-d
Ch. 6 Review and Discussion
6-2. In terms of median losses billing schemes cause larger losses than payroll schemes. I
believe this is because it is easier to conduct a billing scheme for a higher amount of money
where a payro
Ch. 2 & 3 Review and Discussion
2-3. A sales skimming scheme leave a victim organizations books in balance despite the theft of
funds because the sale was never recorded or the funds coming into the organization.
3-6. There ar
Ch. 4 & 5 Review and Discussion
4-5. Collusion among employees in the purchasing process makes it difficult to detect billing
schemes because of the separation of duties that is in place to detour fraud in the first place. By
Ch. 1 Review and Discussion
Fraud examination is the process of resolving and investigating allegations of fraud and
theft by employees. This is a start to finish process from the initial contact all the way to