The most influential actor in the courthouse is the: prosecutor
A common civil remedy used in drug cases is: assets forfeiture
A court order directing a specific action or lack of action is known as an: injunction
A habeas corpus petition may include which of the following?
A statute is a form of law created by: Legislative body
A trial by a judge without a jury is called a bench trial.
After booking, arrestees will be brought before a judge at the arraignment and advised of their rights, and the charges and given a chance to make bail.
An example of a court with subject matter jurisdiction is?
An example of a legal attendant circumstance would be: the defendant's getaway vehicle
Around ninety percent of felony convictions result from: Guilty pleas pursuant to a plea bargain.
Common law was: judge made law
Corpus delicti is a Latin phrase meaning: Body of the crime
Courts can be classified according to their function (rather than jurisdiction) into Trial and appellate courts
Criminal justice in America can be described as a fragmented non-system due in there is tension, conflict and fragmentation in the system. each part of the system serves its own interests without regard for other parts
During the late 1700s advocates of states’ rights were known as? Federalists
Full-time U.S. Magistrates serve
Grand juries: issue an indictment in most cases
In contrast to federal judges, most state judges are: elected
In deciding whether to grant certiorari to hear a case, the U.S. Supreme Court The rule of four
In terms of national policy, the most important court in the country is the U.S. SupremeCourt.
In the aftermath of the attacks of September 11, 2001 courts have wrestled with the issue of: the extension of the use of electronic eavesdropping by police
In the federal system, which is generally the court of last resort for virtually all
Magistrate judges are?