Quiz: Only Someone Who Studied Jurisdiction Can Answer These Law Questions

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 Sep 04, 2018
1 of 18Choose the correct answer!
How many types of jurisdiction are there?
4
5
3
2 of 18Choose the correct answer!
Which of the following is NOT one of the types of jurisdiction?
Original
Foreign
Special
3 of 18Choose the correct answer!
This refers to the power to review the decisions of lower trial courts.
Review jurisdiction
Appellate jurisdiction
New jurisdiction
4 of 18Choose the correct answer!
Which court deals with appeals?
Appellate
Hearsay
Docket
5 of 18Choose the correct answer!
Brown v. Board of Education was about:
School seggretion
Burning of the flag
Prayer in schools
6 of 18Choose the correct answer!
What Supreme Court case struck down laws prohibiting abortions?
Marbury v. Madison
Tison v. Arizona
Roe v. Wade
7 of 18Choose the correct answer!
What do you call a written statement made under oath?
Written oath
Discovery
Affidavit
8 of 18Choose the correct answer!
Which of these is more serious: a felony or a misdemeanor?
Felony
Misdemeanor
9 of 18Choose the correct answer!
Who issues a warrant?
A judge
A police officer
A lawyer
10 of 18Choose the correct answer!
When an officer arrests an individual, the officer must read that individual's ______.
Pledge of Allegiance
Miranda rights
Habeas Corpus
11 of 18Choose the correct answer!
Which of the following is NOT part of your Miranda rights?
Right to an attorney
Right to remain silent
Right to bail
12 of 18Choose the correct answer!
If the state off New York sues the state of Vermont. Which court will have original jurisdiction over this case?
A U.S. appellate court
A U.S. district court
The U.S. Supreme Court
13 of 18Choose the correct answer!
The primary function of a trial court is to:
Resolve questions of law
Interpret the fairness of a trial
Resolve factual disputes
14 of 18Choose the correct answer!
Original jurisdiction refers to:
The court where a trial case
Where the criminal lives
The area where the crime was committed
15 of 18Choose the correct answer!
Jennifer has pleaded not guilty and has chosen a bench trial. Who will decide her guilt or innocence?
A judge
A jury
A panel of judges
16 of 18Choose the correct answer!
The formal proceeding in which the defendant enters a plea is called:
An arraignment
A plea deal
An impeachment
17 of 18Choose the correct answer!
The obligation of both state and defense to disclose a list of witnesses is referred to as a rule of:
Discovery
Injunction
Sentencing
18 of 18Choose the correct answer!
Jurisprudence of rights is mainly concerned with:
Gender inequality and law
Fairness and equality for all
The facts of the case and the law
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