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UWM Crime & Justice

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Question 1 The values and norms shared by members of a particular court community about how cases should be handled, and the way court officials should behave is called the local legal culture
Question 2 The behavior of the defendant in the courtroom has no impact on how they are treated by the judge False
Question 3 Which of the following would NOT be considered part of the local legal culture? criminal defendant
Question 4 Which of the following is NOT characteristic of a workgroup? continued interaction brings conflict
Question 5 Plea bargaining was ruled unconstitutional by the United States Supreme Court but it is still practiced informally. False
Question 7 Which best describes how often cases are plea bargained? a vast majority of cases are plea bargained
Question 8 Plea bargaining has always been publicly acknowledged by the legal community False
Question 9 In Santobello v. New York (1971), the United States Supreme Court ruled that when a guilty plea rests on a promise of a prosecutor, it must be fulfilled
Question 10 In Blackledge v. Allison (1976), Justice Potter Stewart argued that plea bargaining benefits all concerned in a criminal case
Question 11 Prosecutors who purport to ban plea bargaining often do not acknowledge that exceptions exist and that charge bargaining and other negotiated resolutions continue to occur. True
Question 12 During plea bargaining, a multiple-offense indictment is a tactic used by a(n) prosecutor
Question 13 In North Carolina v. Alford (1970), the Court ruled that a plea of guilty may be accepted for the purpose of a lesser sentence by a defendant who maintains his or her innocence
Question 14 Plea bargaining between defense attorney and prosecutor usually occurs in one single meeting. False
Question 15 In Ricketts v. Adamson (1987), the Supreme Court ruled that defendants must uphold the plea agreement or suffer the consequences
Question 16 The right of the accused to a speedy and public trial is found in the Sixth Amendment
Question 17 Defendants must state they made their pleas voluntarily in order for them to be accepted by a judge. True
Question 18 How many felony cases actually go to trial about one in ten
Question 19 Which of the following is true about judges in France? French judges are promoted to higher courts only after long and distinguished careers
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