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Anonymous asked in Politics & GovernmentLaw Enforcement & Police · 10 years ago

criminal justice questions? someone with all right answer will be given 10 points?

these are true and false questions:

1.Defendants have the right to attorney for their first appeal.

2.Plea bargaining continued to occur in Tennessee even after it was banned.

3. because trials are so infrequent, defense attorneys' working lives tend to be quite different than the lives of attorneys as portrayed on television.

4. Close cooperation between prosecutors and police is automatic in every case because of their similar views of crime and the fact that they work for the same sponsoring organization.

5. The job of the defense attorney is accurately depicted in most legally themed television shows.

6. The American legal system is based on a passive judge and jury seeking to find the truth as attorneys for each side argue vigorously.

7. Although they cooperate in many cases, public defenders are sufficiently independent of prosecutors and judges to make choices about whether to seek a trial or to negotiate a plea.

8.Only about one percent of habeas corpus petitions are successful.

9.Trial courts of general jurisdiction handle only misdemeanors and lawsuits for small amounts of money.

10.Juries are always composed of highly educated members of the community.

11. The occupation of “bail bondsman” is a job unique to the United States.

12.The majority of convicted offenders serving time in state prisons were indigent defendants who received publicly provided defense attorneys.

13. Public defenders often have trouble gaining the trust and cooperation of their clients because their clients know that they are paid by the state.

14. Prosecutors are not influenced by the political system.

15. The largest group of attorneys in full-time criminal practice makes small fees for cases either as retained or assigned counsel.

16. Findings from research have indicated there is little difference in outcomes between private attorneys, public defenders, contract counsel, and assigned counsel.

17. 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.

18.Plea bargaining between defense attorney and prosecutor usually occurs in one single meeting.

19. The substantial majority of cases go to trial.

20.Judges are part of the local legal culture.

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  • 10 years ago
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  • 10 years ago

    1) Yes

    2) Yes

    3) Never believe anything you see on television.

    4) Not all the time.

    5) Read 3

    6) No, there is more to the legal system then just a judge and jury.

    7) Yes

    8) No, it's about 17%

    9) No, most felonies are done in county/city courthouses as well.

    10) God NO, juror's are made up of people too dumb to make an excuse to get out of jury duty, OJ simpson trial anyone?

    11) No, there are bail bondsman all over the world.

    12) Most felony cases do not allow public defenders, the defendant has to hire an attorney.

    13) That's a matter of opinion, no real way to answer that as a fact.

    14) Depending on the defendant, a politician can ask the DA/AG to drop charges. (Depends on the politician's status)

    15) No

    16) More money you have, the better attorney you can get which affects the outcome (OJ Simpson reference again)

    17) Yes

    18) No, it can take months for a plea bargain to be mutually agreed on

    19) Less then 15% of cases go to trial.

    20) Yes

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  • 4 years ago

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    3 years ago

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    RE :Criminal justice questions? someone with all right answer will be given 10 points?

    these are true and false questions:

    1.Defendants have the right to attorney for their first appeal.

    2.Plea bargaining continued to occur in Tennessee even after it was banned.

    3. because trials are so infrequent, defense attorneys' working lives tend to be quite different than the lives of attorneys as portrayed on television.

    4. Close cooperation between prosecutors and police is automatic in every case because of their similar views of crime and the fact that they work for the same sponsoring organization.

    5. The job of the defense attorney is accurately depicted in most legally themed television shows.

    6. The American legal system is based on a passive judge and jury seeking to find the truth as attorneys for each side argue vigorously.

    7. Although they cooperate in many cases, public defenders are sufficiently independent of prosecutors and judges to make choices about whether to seek a trial or to negotiate a plea.

    8.Only about one percent of habeas corpus petitions are successful.

    9.Trial courts of general jurisdiction handle only misdemeanors and lawsuits for small amounts of money.

    10.Juries are always composed of highly educated members of the community.

    11. The occupation of “bail bondsman” is a job unique to the United States.

    12.The majority of convicted offenders serving time in state prisons were indigent defendants who received publicly provided defense attorneys.

    13. Public defenders often have trouble gaining the trust and cooperation of their clients because their clients know that they are paid by the state.

    14. Prosecutors are not influenced by the political system.

    15. The largest group of attorneys in full-time criminal practice makes small fees for cases either as retained or assigned counsel.

    16. Findings from research have indicated there is little difference in outcomes between private attorneys, public defenders, contract counsel, and assigned counsel.

    17. 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.

    18.Plea bargaining between defense attorney and prosecutor usually occurs in one single meeting.

    19. The substantial majority of cases go to trial.

    20.Judges are part of the local legal culture.

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