CRJ306 week 1 quiz - 70828

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When all of the justices on a state supreme court review a case, it is referred to as (Points : 1)

       stare decisis
       quid pro quo
       habeas corpus
       en banc

 

Question 2.2. Which of the following most accurately defines the term evidence as it applies to search and seizure law? (Points : 1)

       Items that are gained from the commission of a crime
       Items used as tools to commit a crime
       Any item that is illegal to possess
       Something that would be used to prove or support a fact

 

Question 3.3. When a police officer makes a valid physical arrest of a suspect, the officer may search (Points : 1)

       the suspect.
       the suspect’s home.
       the suspect’s vehicle.
       None of the above.

 

Question 4.4. Which of the following does not occur at an initial appearance on a felony charge? (Points : 1)

       Bail is determined.
       Counsel is appointed.
       Determination of probable cause is made.
       Initial charges are read.

 

Question 5.5. Which of the following most accurately defines the phrase “probable cause as it applies to a search”? (Points : 1)

       Facts and circumstances that would lead a reasonable person to believe that a crime has been committed and a particular person has committed it
       Facts and circumstances that would lead a reasonable person to believe that criminal activity is about to occur
       Facts and circumstances that would lead a reasonable person to believe that evidence exists in a particular place
       Facts and circumstances that would lead a reasonable police officer to believe that a evidence exists in a particular place

 

Question 6.6. Which of the following U.S. Supreme Court cases determined the totality of circumstances test for examining the credibility of a confidential informant? (Points : 1)

       Illinois v. Gates
       Hudson v. Michigan
       Katz v. United States
       Coolidge v. New Hampshire

 

Question 7.7. In which of the following situations is the consenting party knowingly consenting to a search? (Points : 1)

       The police ask a hearing-impaired person if they may search his backpack. The person does not respond at all.
       The police ask an individual who only speaks Spanish if they can search his backpack. They ask in English. The individual nods his head.
       The police wake up a man who is passed out drunk in a public park. They ask him if they can search his backpack. He says, “Sure sure, get me a bourbon and Coke.”
       The police ask a person if they can search his backpack. He says, “Sure, go ahead but I’m not signing anything.”

 

Question 8.8. The role of the courts in the criminal process begins with the __________. (Points : 1)

       trial
       investigation
       arrest
       indictment

 

Question 9.9. The police arrest Frank on the front porch of his house. The police search Frank’s pockets and discover crack cocaine. Frank asks if he can get his coat before the police take him to jail. The police go inside his foyer and when Frank opens the closet door, the police search the closet. They find a bag of marijuana on the shelf. Which of the following statements reflects the result of the searches? (Points : 1)

       The crack cocaine is admissible, but the marijuana is not.
       Both the crack cocaine and the marijuana are admissible.
       The marijuana is admissible, but the crack cocaine is not.
       Neither the crack cocaine nor the marijuana is admissible.

 

Question 10.10. Which of the following would not be a valid source of probable cause? (Points : 1)

       A convenience store is robbed. The clerk tells the responding officers that he observed the robber in the store in the past few days and gives a detailed description of the robber.
       The victim of a rape gives the police the name of her assailant.
       A man tells the police that he believes his neighbor is a drug dealer because the neighbor has a new boat that is very expensive.
       The police discover fingerprints of a suspect on a murder weapon that was left at the scene of a crime.

 

Question 11.11. A police officer suspects that Jenny is running an illegal gambling operation from her home. The officer waits outside of Jenny’s home on trash day. When the trash collector picks up Jenny’s garbage, the officer asks the collector to give him Jenny’s trash bag. Upon looking through the bag, the officer finds written evidence of the gambling operation. Which of the following statements reflects the outcome of the search? (Points : 1)

       The evidence is admissible because the officer has probable cause to believe evidence was inside of the trash bag.
       The evidence is inadmissible because Jenny has a reasonable expectation of privacy on her property.
       The evidence is admissible because Jenny had abandoned the property within the trash bag.
       The evidence is inadmissible because the officer did not have a search warrant.

 

Question 12.12. A behavior that simultaneously violates both federal and state law is referred to as (Points : 1)

       dual jurisdiction.
       dual sovereignty.
       concurrent jurisdiction.
       double jeopardy.

 

Question 13.13. Which of the following U.S. Supreme Court cases determined that the Fourth Amendment protects a citizen’s reasonable expectation of privacy? (Points : 1)

       Illinois v. Gates
       Hudson v. Michigan
       Katz v. United States
       Coolidge v. New Hampshire

 

Question 14.14. In most criminal justice systems, a __________ is a crime for which there is a possible punishment of incarceration of 1 year or more. (Points : 1)

       felony
       misdemeanor
       minor misdemeanor
       federal offense

 

Question 15.15. Police officers have a search warrant for the premises at 321 Eastern Avenue. The warrant allows them to search for a stolen 47-inch flat-screen television. During their search, the officers discover a number of items. In the vegetable drawer of the refrigerator, the officers found a bag of cocaine. Next they opened the oven door and found a box of illegal child pornography. The officers then searched under the bed in the master bedroom and found an illegal automatic assault weapon. The officers then searched the walk-in closet in the same bedroom and found the stolen television. As the officers were carrying the television out of the house, they stopped in the living room and searched behind the couch. The officers discovered a 32-inch television. They ran the serial number of the television and determined it was stolen in a recent burglary. Which of the following items are admissible in evidence? (Points : 1)

       The cocaine
       The 32-inch television
       The automatic assault rifle
       The child pornography

 

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When all of the justices on a state supreme court review a case, it is referred to as (Points : 1)

       stare decisis
       quid pro quo
       habeas corpus
       en banc

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