criminology

Question 1

  1. The crime rate is a measurement of events over a period of time.

True

False

6 points

Question 2

  1. A felony is any crime that causes harm to another person.

True

False

6 points

Question 3

  1. The American system incorporates the due process model..

True

False

6 points

Question 4

  1. Official statistics provide an accurate measure of all actual crimes committed.

True

False

6 points

Question 5

  1. All deviant acts are illegal.

True

False

6 points

Question 6

  1. When a court orders physically injuring a person as punishment for a crime, that is is an example of incapacitation.

True

False

6 points

Question 7

  1. Victimization surveys sometimes have problems in getting accurate responses.

True

False

6 points

Question 8

  1. The American criminal justice system is made up of loosely connected agencies that number in the thosuands.

True

False

6 points

Question 9

  1. Case law is created by Congress or the state legislatures.

True

False

6 points

Question 10

  1. The term ‘insanity’ is a legal description of a person’s mental capacity to understand right and wrong.

True

False

6 points

Question 11

  1. The Amendment to the US Constitution that creates police and law enforcement, is the 6th.

True

False

6 points

Question 12

  1. The exclusionary rule was created to keep criminal trials from using improperly obtained evidence.

True

False

6 points

Question 13

  1. The US Constitution provides public trials so that people can be entertained by the process, and to deter other criminals.

True

False

6 points

Question 14

  1. Strict liability means that the defendant must have been aware of the law at the time of the criminal act.

True

False

6 points

Question 15

  1. The Napoleonic Code is part of the history of the criminal justice system in the state of Louisiana.

True

False

6 points

Question 16

  1. The fact that it is impossible to know about all the crimes that occur, is called the ‘____________________ ___________________’ of crime.

7 points

Question 17

  1. The action of returning to prison after being released is called ‘to ___________________________’.

7 points

Question 18

  1. The idea that the use of force must be in proportion to the situation, is called ‘______________________________ force’.

7 points

Question 19

  1. The right to have access to an attorney or a lawyer present, is also called the ‘right to _______________________________’.

7 points

Question 20

  1. The US Constitution prohibits excessive ______________________________________.