Quiz: Do You Know Enough About The Law To Answer These 16 Questions?

You could be breaking the law without even knowing it...

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 Sep 25, 2017
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Question: 1/16Pick your answer!


In order to be convicted of a crime a person needs to be proven guilty.....
beyond a reasonable doubt
by the judge
by the police

Question: 2/16Pick your answer!


The 'burden of proof' is placed on which party in a criminal proceeding?
The prosecution
The defense

Question: 3/16Pick your answer!


How many people sit on a standard jury?
35
12
5

Question: 4/16Pick your answer!


A jury is comprised of...
judges
a diverse group of American citizens
lawyers

Question: 5/16Pick your answer!


What is the 'statute of limitations'?
The max amount of time that can pass for someone to be charged with a crime
the law that says how many days a trial can go on
the law that entitles defendants to a speedy trial

Question: 6/16Pick your answer!


What is a law degree called?
PhD
JD
MD

Question: 7/16Pick your answer!


T/F: There is no statute of limitations on murder charges.
False
True

Question: 8/16Pick your answer


What do the letters DA stand for?
Directoral Attorney
District Attorney
Deputy Attorney

Question: 9/16Pick your answer!


If someone pleads innocent by reason of mental insanity or defect, did they commit the crime?
No
Yes

Question: 10/16Pick your answer!


What is the name of the exam all lawyers take to become certified?
The BAR
The MCAT
The LSAT

Question: 11/16Pick your answer!


T/F: In the United States it is legal to pass on the right when driving.
False
True

Question: 12/16Pick your answer!


Which of the following is the highest powered?
A district attorney
The attorney general
A judge

Question: 13/16Pick your answer!


In the United States the 'supreme law of the land' is:
The Constitution
The Declaration of Independence
The Bill of Rights

Question: 14/16Pick your answer!


What are Miranda Rights?
The rights police have to outline to someone they are arresting
The first amendment of the constitution
The inalienable rights of man

Question: 15/16Pick your answer


The International Governing body responsible for maintaining international law is:
The United Nations
The League of Nations
The European Union

Question: 16/16Pick your answer!


In the US constitution freedom of speech is designated in which amendment?
The first amendment
The fourteenth amendment
Freedom of speech isn't in the constitution
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