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1) Which is the most prevalent illegal drug in the United States today

Question : 1) Which is the most prevalent illegal drug in the United States today : 2151693

MULTIPLE CHOICE. Choose the one alternative that best completes the statement or answers the question.

1) Which is the most prevalent illegal drug in the United States today?

A) Marijuana.

B) Cocaine.

C) Heroin.

D) Methamphetamine.

2) Which states have voted to legalize marijuana for recreational use?

A) California and Kansas.

B) California and Colorado.

C) Washington and Colorado.

D) Washington and California.

3) ________ specifies what kinds of behavior are illegal, what punishments are available for dealing with offenders, and what defenses can be invoked by individuals who find themselves on the wrong side of the law.

A) Punishments.

B) Criminal law.

C) Torts.

D) Criminal procedure.

4) ________ actions are brought by victims to compensate for their injuries. The compensation is usually financial.

A) Tort.

B) Tort-feasor.

C) Criminal law.

D) Criminal procedure.

5) Criminal laws goal of community protection stems from which perspective?

A) Deterrence.

B) Utilitarian.

C) Rehabilitation.

D) Restorative justice.

6) An act that is wrong or evil in itself:

A) Misdemeanor.

B) Malum in se.

C) Felony.

D) Malum prohibitum.

7) This theory of punishment looks to the past and not the future, and rests solely on the foundations of vindictive justice.

A) Retribution.

B) Rehabilitation.

C) Deterrence.

D) Restoration.

8) A ________ is a crime punishable by death or confinement in prison for more than 12 moths.

A) Felony.

B) Capital offense.

C) Misdemeanor.

D) Status offense.

9) A ________ is a crime punishable by a fine or a period of incarceration of less than 12 months.

A) Capital offense.

B) Felony.

C) Status offense.

D) Misdemeanor.

10) ________ law developed in England by judges who wrote down their decisions and circulated them to other judges.

A) Special.

B) Common.

C) Criminal.

D) Procedural.

11) Which does NOT have its origins in common law?

A) Common law.

B) Precedent.

C) Special law.

D) The Code of Hammurabi.

12) The appellate stage of the criminal process occurs ________ adjudication.

A) After.

B) Before.

C) Simultaneously to.

D) Preceding.

13) In the criminal law context, the burden of ________ falls on the prosecutor to establish the defendant's guilty.

A) Production.

B) Procedure.

C) Proof.

D) Persuasion.

14) ________ evidence is evidence that proves a fact without the need of the jury to infer anything from it.

A) Testimonial.

B) Direct.

C) Real.

D) Circumstantial.

15) ________ evidence is evidence that is relevant and goes to substantial matters in dispute, or has legitimate influence or bearing on the decision of the case.

A) Demonstrative.

B) Material.

C) Real.

D) Direct.

16) The ________ Amendment states, in part, that the "accused shall enjoy the right to a speedy and public trial, by an impartial jury of the state."

A) Fourth.

B) Second.

C) Sixth.

D) Eighth.

17) The process of examining potential jurors for bias is known as:

A) Stare decisis.

B) Voir dire.

C) Malum prohibitum.

D) Malum in se.

18) The American court system is synonymous with:

A) Constituent units.

B) Dual federalism.

C) Cooperative federalism.

D) Dual court system.

19) Which court system oversees alleged traffic court violations?

A) Courts of general jurisdiction.

B) Superior courts.

C) District courts.

D) Courts of limited jurisdiction.

20) How many federal district courts are in the United States (including territories)?

A) 94.

B) 12.

C) 52.

D) 13.

21) The highest court in the federal system is the:

A) Federal district courts.

B) U.S Supreme Court.

C) U.S. courts of appeals.

D) U.S. intermediate appellate courts.

22) The party that appeals is known as the:

A) Appellee.

B) Defendant.

C) Appellant.

D) Petitioner.

23) In the appeals process, this happens when an appellate court sends a case back to the lower court for further action consistent with its decisions.

A) A reverse.

B) A vacate.

C) An opinion.

D) A remand.

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