Exam One (Preliminary Exam) Review

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Exam One (Preliminary Exam) Review Sheet
Your first exam is broken down into four parts.
Part I: Multiple Choice (20 X 3 = 60)
Part III: Short Answer (2 X 4 = 8)
Part II: True/False (10 X 2 = 20)
Part IV: Matching (6 X 2 = 12)
There are 100 total points on the exam and two extra credit questions
(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
your study:
MULTIPLE CHOICE:
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)
Common Law
Civil v. Criminal Law
Substantive v. Procedural Law
Torts
Burden of Proof
Bill of Rights
The 4th, 5th, 6th, 8th, and 14th Amendment
Due Process Rights
The components needed in order to have a crime
General court structure
Federal judges
TRUE/FALSE: *
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.”
SHORT ANSWER:
One short answer question will deal with the U.S. Supreme Court. The other will
deal with civil remedies.
MATCHING:
Jurisdiction
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