Exam One (Preliminary Exam) Review


Exam One (Preliminary Exam) Review Sheet

Part I: Multiple Choice (20 X 3 = 60) Your first exam is broken down into four parts. Part II: True/False (10 X 2 = 20) Part III: Short Answer (2 X 4 = 8) Part IV: Matching (6 X 2 = 12) There are 100 total points on the exam and two extra credit questions your study:


Common Law Civil v. Criminal Law Torts Burden of Proof Bill of Rights The 4 th , 5 th , 6 th , 8 th , and 14 th

(worth two points each). This exam will cover material from chapters one through four and class lecture over the last few weeks. Here are the areas in which you should concentrate

The magnitude of the U.S. criminal justice system Crime Control v. Due Process Models of Justice Sources of Criminal Law in the U.S. (const., stat., admin., case) Substantive v. Procedural Law Amendment Due Process Rights The components needed in order to have a crime General court structure Federal judges


Frequency of cases Excuses v. Justification Appellate Courts Stages of the Criminal Process Supreme Court Justices  Note, some true/false questions on the exam will address topics such as those listed under “Multiple Choice.”


One short answer question will deal with the U.S. Supreme Court. The other will deal with civil remedies.