Quiz: These 18 Law Questions Trick Even The Smartest Police Officers

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 Apr 01, 2018

1 of 18Pick your answer!

How many members make up a typical jury?
24
12
9

2 of 18Pick your answer!

How should you address a judge?
Your Honor
Your Highness
Sir or Ma'am

3 of 18Pick your answer!

What happens if you can't afford a lawyer?
You will go to jail
You will go to trial without a lawyer
One will be appointed to you

4 of 18Pick your answer!

In Police terminology, what is a TC?
Taser Compartment
Total Control
Traffic collision

5 of 18Pick your answer!

Who votes on the verdict in a courtroom?
The defendant
The judge
The jury

6 of 18Pick your answer!

Who gives a testimony in court?
Witness
Judge
Prosecutor

7 of 18Pick your answer!

The sentence is a punishment given to the _______.
Defendant
Plaintiff
Judge

8 of 18Pick your answer!

Who presents charges against an individual on behalf of the government?
Prosecutor
Defendant
Judge

9 of 18Pick your answer!

The only possible _______ for someone charged with a criminal offense are guilty or not guilty.
Claims
Pleas
Verdicts

10 of 18Pick your answer!

________ is when an inmate is released and allowed to re-enter the general population.
Parole
Litigation
Motion

11 of 18Pick your answer!

If a witness is issued a subpoena, they are required to give their testimony.
True
False

12 of 18Pick your answer!

How is someone monitored while under house arrest?
An officer is always monitoring the house
Guard dogs
A monitor is attached to their wrist or ankle

13 of 18Pick your answer!

Which is more serious: a felony or a misdemeanor?
It depends
Misdemeanor
Felony

14 of 18Pick your answer!

If the plaintiff wins in a civil case then they are awarded ______.
Damages
Equity
Dockets

15 of 18Pick your answer!

What is a capital offense?
A crime committed with good intentions
A crime with no victims
A crime punishable by death

16 of 18Pick your answer!

When does someone post bail?
After the trial
Before the trial

17 of 18Pick your answer!

If a jury decides that a defendant is not guilty, then they are _______.
Indicted
Acquitted
Convicted

18 of 18Pick your answer!

Who is able to grant a search warrant?
A judge
A prosecutor
A police officer
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