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?
9
12
24
2 of 18Pick your answer!
How should you address a judge?
Sir or Ma'am
Your Honor
Your Highness
3 of 18Pick your answer!
What happens if you can't afford a lawyer?
One will be appointed to you
You will go to jail
You will go to trial without a lawyer
4 of 18Pick your answer!
In Police terminology, what is a TC?
Traffic collision
Taser Compartment
Total Control
5 of 18Pick your answer!
Who votes on the verdict in a courtroom?
The judge
The jury
The defendant
6 of 18Pick your answer!
Who gives a testimony in court?
Witness
Prosecutor
Judge
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?
Defendant
Judge
Prosecutor
9 of 18Pick your answer!
The only possible _______ for someone charged with a criminal offense are guilty or not guilty.
Verdicts
Pleas
Claims
10 of 18Pick your answer!
________ is when an inmate is released and allowed to re-enter the general population.
Litigation
Motion
Parole
11 of 18Pick your answer!
If a witness is issued a subpoena, they are required to give their testimony.
False
True
12 of 18Pick your answer!
How is someone monitored while under house arrest?
Guard dogs
A monitor is attached to their wrist or ankle
An officer is always monitoring the house
13 of 18Pick your answer!
Which is more serious: a felony or a misdemeanor?
Felony
Misdemeanor
It depends
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 punishable by death
A crime committed with good intentions
A crime with no victims
16 of 18Pick your answer!
When does someone post bail?
Before the trial
After the trial
17 of 18Pick your answer!
If a jury decides that a defendant is not guilty, then they are _______.
Indicted
Convicted
Acquitted
18 of 18Pick your answer!
Who is able to grant a search warrant?
A police officer
A prosecutor
A judge
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