Criminal Law Vocab
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  • Question 1
    30 seconds
    Q.

    A punishable offense against society is called a

    answer choices

    Civil

    Criminal

    Crime

    Felony

  • Question 2
    30 seconds
    Q.

    A crime punishable by imprisonment for more than a year in a state prison or federal prison or by a fine of more than $1,000, or both, or death is a(n)

    answer choices

    Criminal Act

    Felony

    Misdemeanor

    White Collar Crime

  • Question 3
    30 seconds
    Q.

    A crime punishable by imprisonment in a county or city jail for one year or less, a fine of $1,000 or less or both is called a(n)

    answer choices

    Felony

    Arbitrary Crime

    Misdemeanor

    Bribery

  • Question 4
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Offenses committed in the business world are called...

    answer choices

    Blue Collar Crimes

    White Collar Crimes

    Business Crimes

    Computer Crimes

  • Question 5
    30 seconds
    Q.

    A reasonable ground for belief is

    answer choices

    Intent

    Probable Cause

    Self-Defense

    Defense

  • Question 6
    30 seconds
    Q.

    A legal position taken by the accused is the

    answer choices

    Defense

    Prosecutor

    Subpoena

    Self-Defense

  • Question 7
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Problems with the way evidence is obtained or the way an accused person is arrested, questioned, tried, or punished are

    answer choices

    Procedural Defense

    Defense

    Self-Defense

    Substantive Defense

  • Question 8
    30 seconds
    Q.

    ________ disproves, justifies, or excuses the alleged crime.

    answer choices

    Substantive Defense

    Procedural Defense

    Defense

    Self- Defense

  • Question 9
    30 seconds
    Q.

    The use of force that appears to be reasonably necessary to the victim to prevent death or serious bodily harm is called

    answer choices

    KungFu

    Self-Defense

    Procedural Defense

    Criminal Defense

  • Question 10
    30 seconds
    Q.

    The freedom from prosecution even when one as committed the crime charged is called..

    answer choices

    Immunity

    Arraignment

    Contempt of Court

    Indictment

  • Question 11
    30 seconds
    Q.

    An action that hinders the administration of justice- a crime punishable by imprisonment.

    answer choices

    Contempt of Court

    Indictment

    Bail

    Immunity

  • Question 12
    30 seconds
    Q.

    When an accused person agrees to plead guilty to a less serious crime in order to get a serious charge dropped

    answer choices

    Bargain

    Bail Bargain

    Plea Bargain

    Contempt of Court

  • Question 13
    30 seconds
    Q.

    A written accusation declaring that there is sufficient evident to try someone for a crime is a(n)

    answer choices

    Indictment

    Bail

    Immunity

    Plea Bargain

  • Question 14
    30 seconds
    Q.

    A court proceeding during which the formal charges in the information/indictment are read

    answer choices

    Arraignment

    Preliminary Hearing

    Bail

    Indictment

  • Question 15
    30 seconds
    Q.

    When a defendant pleads "not guilty" at an arraignment, they may elect to have a

    answer choices

    Plea Bargain

    Preliminary Hearing

    Appeal

    Subpoena

  • Question 16
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Evidence against the defendant is presented to the court to determine whether the case is sufficient to be taken to trail is during the

    answer choices

    Arraignment

    Preliminary Hearing

    Bail Hearing

    Indictment

  • Question 17
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Sum of money or property given or pledged to guarantee that the arrested person will appear for a preliminary hearing

    answer choices

    Bail

    Bond

    Arrangement

    Jail IOU

  • Question 18
    30 seconds
    Q.

    A court command to appear and testify in court or provide documents to the court

    answer choices

    Subponea

    Indictment

    Voir Dire

    Summons

  • Question 19
    30 seconds
    Q.

    The right to a fair treatment through the normal judicial system, especially as a citizen's entitlement is called

    answer choices

    Representation

    Miranda Rights

    Due Process

    Probable Cause

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