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					                    Law Studies Review Sheet for FINAL EXAM
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Chapter 1 What is Law?
  1. Civil Law
  2. Checks and balances
  3. Criminal Law
  4. Explain the relationship between laws and values
  5. Federalism
  6. Judicial Review
  7. Limited Government
  8. Separation of powers
  9. Universal Declaration of of Human Rights
  10. United States Constitutional Rights
  11. Values: Economic, Moral, Social and Political

Chapter 2 Lawmaking
  1. Who makes rules and regulations that affect business and industry?
  2. For the United States to be subject to an international treaty, _________.
  3. Before issuing proposed regulations, agencies usually hold
      __________________.
  4. Appellate Courts
  5. Federal Courts
  6. State Courts
  7. Trial Courts
  8. City Council
  9. Congress
  10. County Council
  11. Native American Tribal Council
  12. State legislature
  13. Executive Branch
  14. Legistlative Branch
  15. Judicial Branch
Chapter 3 Advocacy
  1. Define advocacy / cite an example
  2. Define lobbying / cite an example
  3. Define initiative/ cite an example
  4. Define referendum / cite an example
      What does grassroots mean?
Chapter 4 Settling Disuptes – Study Quizes on website
  1. What is a disadvantage of going to court?
  2. Arbitration
  3. Court action
  4. Mediation
  5. Negotiation
Chapter 5 The Court System - Study Quizes on website
  1. Adversararial legal system
  2. Inquisitorial legal system
  3. Appeals Court
  4. United States Supreme Court
  5. Sixth Amendment
  6. Case of Gideon vs. Wainwright
Chapter 6 Lawyers
  1. What is the best way to find a lawyer?
  2. What questions should you ask before hiring an attorney?
  3. Attorney-Client Privlege
  4. Contingency Fee
Chapter 7 Crime in America
  1. Aggravated assault
  2. Burglary
  3. Larceny/theft
  4. Motor vehicle theft
  5. What age group commits the most violent crimes?
      What age group is most likely to be the victim of a violent crime?
  6. The number of crimes committed by females has Risen/Fallen
  7. Has violent crime risen or fallen in recent years
  8. Has property crime risen or fallen in recent years
  9. What is the strongest predictor of crime?
      What is true about gangs in America?
  10. What factor have researchers identified as a factor that puts young people at risk
      for gang involvement?
  11. Second Amendment
  12. What is the most widely abused substance in the United States today?
Chapter 8 – Introduction to Criminal Law
  1. Attempt
  2. Attempted Murder
  3. Entrapment
  4. Solicitation
  5. Roles in Crime – BELOW
  6. Principal
  7. Accomplice
  8. Accessory after the fact
  9. Accessory before the fact
  10. Free of legal accountability
Chapter 9- Crimes Against The Person
  1. Duress
  2. Entrapment
  3. Felony
  4. Felony murder
  5. Infancy
  6. Voluntary manslaughter
  7. Involuntary manslaughter
  8. Suicide
  9. Sexual assault
  10. Stalking
  11. Battery
  12. Rape
  13. Manslaughter
Chapter 13 – Criminal Justice Process THE INVESTIGATION
  1. Fifth Amendment
  2. Miranda Rights – know inside and out
  3. Statements made by a defendant in custody before he or she has been given the
      Miranda warnings ______.
  4. Motion to change value
  5. Motion for continuance
  6. Motion to suppress evidence
  7. Motion for mistrial
  8. Which facts would a judge consider in deciding a motion to change a venue?
  9. What does it mean if a judge releases a defendant on personal recognizance?
  10. Grand Jury Proceeding -
  11. What are rights in an argument in support of pretrial release?
Chapter 14 – Criminal Justice Process – THE TRIAL
  1. Due Process provides what rights to people accused of crimes?
  2. Most criminal cases are resolved by _____.
  3. A peremptory challenge may not be used to exclude jurors who are _________.
  4. What type of court order can Defendants get to require a witness to come to
      court to testify?
  5. Salvatore is granted immunity for his testimony against the mafia. During his
      testimony, he admits that he helped in a murder that had not yet been solved. The
      prosecutors may _____________________.
Chapter 15 Criminal Justice Process – SENTENCING AND CORRECTIONS
  1. Criminal sentencing serves what purpose?
  2. A sentencing option that reflects the get-tough attitude toward crime is
      __________.
  3. In states that have mandatory sentencing laws, ________________.
  4. A person released from prison before the completion of their confinement time
      and supervised in the community is on ________________.
  5. Who would be held in prison instead of jail?
Chapter 16 Juvenile Justice
  1. What is the current trend in the treatment of juvenile offenders?
  2. Aftercare in the juvenile justice process is most similar to what in the adult
      system?
  3. Juveniles may be charged in adult court after a transfer hearing, when a judge
      considers _________.
  4. What is the main purpose of the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Act of 2002?
  5. You have been found guilty of underage possession of alcohol. You are a
      _____________.

Chapter 28 Cars and the Consumer – Website Quiz
  1. What should you know about the sticker price on a car?
  2. Why is considering safety features important?
  3. Bumper to Bumper Warranties usually exclude ______________________.
  4. If a used car has a sticker saying it is being sold “as is,” _________________.
  5. If you ________________, you may make your car warranty ineffective.
  6. The difference between leasing and buying a car is that
      _____________________.
  7. The first thing you should do when a person is involved in an auto accident is
      ________.
Chapter 29 Housing and the Consumer – Website Quiz
  1. What is a lease?
  2. A month to month lease _____________________.
  3. Terms in a lease ___________________________.
  4. A tennent’s most important duty is to ___________.=
Chapter 43 Discrimination – Website Quiz
  1. Brown vs. Broard of Education
  2. Plessy Vs. Ferguson
  3. Jim Crow laws
  4. “Separate but equal” doctrine