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Help ! need quiz 1&2 LSTD Criminal Law
Nov 6, 2012

LSTD 302 -- Quiz 1

Question 1 of 10 10.0/ 10.0 Points

Conspiracy crimes involve the agreement between three or more persons to engage in unlawful acts.
 
  A. True
 B. False
 



Answer Key: False
Question 2 of 10 10.0/ 10.0 Points

The insanity defense rule requiring proof of mental disease or defect as the cause of the crime and thus the defendant did not know the scope or character of his/her actions is known as the M'Naghten Rule.
 
  True
 False
 



Answer Key: True
Question 3 of 10 10.0/ 10.0 Points

Acts that are a substantial step toward the commission of a crime that is not yet completed is considered to be an attempted crime.
 
  A. True
 B. False
 



Answer Key: True
Question 4 of 10 10.0/ 10.0 Points

Force that is likely to cause or is capable of causing death or serious bodily injury is called deadly force. 
 
  True
 False
 



Answer Key: True
Question 5 of 10 10.0/ 10.0 Points

You can always use deadly force to protect your property.
 
  A. True
 B. False
 



Answer Key: False
Question 6 of 10 10.0/ 10.0 Points

The criminal intent state of mind is known as the actus rea.
 
  A. True
 B. False
 



Answer Key: False
Question 7 of 10 10.0/ 10.0 Points

Motive and intent are considered to be one and the same under the law.
 
  A. True
 B. False
 



Answer Key: False
Question 8 of 10 10.0/ 10.0 Points

The commerce Clause does not give the federal government power to regulate actions by use of criminal laws only if the actions involve or affect interstate commerce. 
 
  True
 False
 



Answer Key: False
Question 9 of 10 0.0/ 10.0 Points

Each state has general power to make criminal laws. The federal government has only the power delegated to it in the U.S. Constitution.
 
  True
 False
 



Answer Key: True
Question 10 of 10 10.0/ 10.0 Points

Extradition is the surrender of an accused criminal under the provisions of a treaty or statute by one authority to another having jurisdiction.
 
  True
 False
 



Answer Key: True

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LSTD 302 -- Quiz 2 ((Hope this helps))

Question 1 of 10 10.0/ 10.0 Points

An indeterminate sentence is for a set period of time, for example thirty days in jail.
 
  A. True
 B. False
 



Answer Key: False
Question 2 of 10 10.0/ 10.0 Points

Subject-matter jurisdiction is the authority to prosecute and punish an offender.
 
  A. True
 B. False
 



Answer Key: False
Question 3 of 10 10.0/ 10.0 Points

Proportionality is an objective evaluation of the appropriateness of a punishment for a particular crime.
 
  A. True
 B. False
 



Answer Key: True
Question 4 of 10 10.0/ 10.0 Points

A defendant charged with a crime has a right to demand that the criminal trial occur in the county where the crime is alleged to have occurred.
 
  A. True
 B. False
 



Answer Key: True
Question 5 of 10 0.0/ 10.0 Points

The federal government has jurisdiction over Indian tribes and may enact criminal laws governing Indians.
 
  A. True
 B. False
 



Answer Key: True
Question 6 of 10 0.0/ 10.0 Points

Duress may be used as a defense to murder.
 
  True
 False
 



Answer Key: False
Question 7 of 10 10.0/ 10.0 Points

Witness immunity can be given to overcome the Fifth Amdendment privilege a witness has.
 
  True
 False
 



Answer Key: True
Question 8 of 10 10.0/ 10.0 Points

Staute of limitations is a valid criminal defense to most crimes.
 
  True
 False
 



Answer Key: True
Question 9 of 10 10.0/ 10.0 Points

Cruel and unusual punishment falls under the Sixth Amendment.
 
  A. True
 B. False
 



Answer Key: False
Question 10 of 10 10.0/ 10.0 Points

A consecutive sentence orders the defendant to serve the sentence at the same time.
 
  A. True
 B. False
 



Answer Key: False
 




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Help ! need quiz 1&2 LSTD Criminal Law
Nov 10, 2012

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This is the new version of the LSTD 302 Test need some assistance getting it updated!  Cool Cool Waving Hand Too Funny thanks


Question 1 of 22    3.5 Points
Which of the following is an example of criminal law?
   A. Wills and trusts.
   
   B. Assault.
   
   C. Contracts.

   D. Torts

Question 2 of 22    3.5 Points
A criminal defendant may not be prosecuted under both federal and state criminal laws for the same criminal act.
True
False

Question 3 of 22    3.5 Points
A statute that violates or inhibits fundamental constitutional protections is presumptively invalid.
True
False

Question 4 of 22    3.5 Points
An example of an “omission to act” crime is:

   A. statutory rape.
   
   B. jaywalking.
   
   C. possession of illegal drugs.
   
   D. failure to pay income taxes.
   

Question 5 of 22    3.5 Points
The defendant can be the initial aggressor and still raise a self-defense claim in some jurisdictions if the defendant withdraws from the attack and the attacked individual persists.
True
False

Question 6 of 22    3.5 Points
A defendant who is found guilty but mentally ill is acquitted and committed to a treatment facility.
True
False

Question 7 of 22    3.5 Points
Typically, mere presence at the scene of the crime is NOT enough to constitute the criminal act element required for accomplice liability, unless that presence is combined with flight.
True
False

Question 8 of 22    3.5 Points
A theory of liability whereby an employer may be held liable for an employee’s actions is called:
   A. respondeat superior.    
   B. strict liability.
   
   C. general liability.

   
   D. c. culpability

Question 9 of 22    3.5 Points
The three branches of the federal government are detailed in Articles I-III of the US Constitution.
True
False

Question 10 of 22    3.5 Points
Ex post facto protection applies only to criminal laws.
True
False

Question 11 of 22    3.5 Points
“Constructive possession” means that:
   A. the defendant has the item on his or her person.

   
   B. the item is not on the defendant’s person, but is within the defendant’s area of control.
   
   C. the defendant possesses the item at the same time another person possesses the item.
   
   D. all of the above.

Question 12 of 22    3.5 Points
If the defendant honestly but unreasonably believes self-defense is necessary under the circumstances, a claim of imperfect self-defense may reduce the severity of the offense.
True
False

Question 13 of 22    3.5 Points
The victim’s opinion is one factor a court will consider when deciding whether or not to waive jurisdiction of a juvenile to adult court.
True
False

Question 14 of 22    3.5 Points
Most states frown on the use of involuntary intoxication as a defense, and allow it only to reduce the severity of the crime charged.
True
False

Question 15 of 22    3.5 Points
With vicarious liability, the acting defendant is NOT criminally responsible for his or her conduct.
True
False

Question 16 of 22    3.5 Points
Debra, a police officer on patrol in her vehicle, slowly passes John’s vehicle. Both cars have their windows rolled down. Debra believes she can smell marijuana coming from John’s vehicle. She pulls John’s vehicle over and observes John stuffing something under the seat. She uses her flashlight to look under the seat and finds bags of marijuana. John is arrested. John’s attorney moves to have the charges dismissed, saying Debra needed a warrant before looking under the seat of John’s car. This is a question of criminal procedure.
True
False

Question 17 of 22    3.5 Points
A public defender will be appointed to a defendant who cannot afford an attorney and who:
   A. is facing incarceration.
   
   B. must pay a fine.is charged with an infraction.

   C. none of the above.

Question 18 of 22    3.5 Points
Who has the power to veto statutes proposed by Congress?
   A. The president.

   
   B. The US Supreme Court.
   
   C. The US Senate.
   
   D. The House of Representatives.

Question 19 of 22    3.5 Points
State courts are exclusive and can only adjudicate state court matters.
True
False

Question 20 of 22    3.5 Points
The US Supreme Court has held that the Second Amendment does NOT apply only to the militia.
True
False

Question 21 of 22    15.0 Points
Briefly explain the use of voluntary intoxication as a defense and give an example.

Please answer thoroughly and list your references in Bluebook format.

Please use a minimum of 250 words in your essay answer.

Question 22 of 22    15.0 Points
When can a defendant legally use deadly force in self-defense?

Please give examples to support your answer.

Please answer thoroughly and list your references in Bluebook format.

Please use a minimum of 250 words in your essay answer.



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