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What name is given for trial attorneys?
What percentage of lawyers are in private
a. 70%
b. 50%
c. 40%
d. 20%
70% of lawyers are in private practice.
True or False?
Most lawyers rarely go to court.
Most law practice involves giving advice, drafting
legal opinions, negotiating settlements, or
giving out-of-court legal assistance.
_____are organizations that license lawyers.
Bar associations
True or False?
The best way to find an attorney is through an ad
on the Internet or in the media.
The best way is through a referral from someone
who has had a good experience with that
A ____________is agency that provides
representation to low-income people on their
civil legal problems.
Legal aid organization
This is a protected right of lawyers under the First
Amendment right to free speech. (For years it
was considered improper and was forbidden)
This is a down payment on the total fee a lawyer
This is a type of payment plan in which the
lawyer’s fees are deducted from the winnings of
the case.
Standards of conduct that guide lawyer’s
Code of professional responsibility
This ensures that information shared with your
attorney is private.
Attorney-Client privilege
If an attorney has been __________, he or she no
longer has a license to practice law.
Lawyers can be sued by clients for serious errors
that result in injury or loss. This type of case is
known as a _____ __________case.
Legal malpractice
True or False?
Middle-class persons have no difficulty hiring an
attorney for their civil cases.
True or False?
The attorney makes the final decision in a case.
The attorney advises, but the final decision
belongs to the client.
True or False?
Crime victims are also many times victims of
human rights violations.
A ________is something one does or fails to do
that is in violation of the law.
What is the most widely abused substance in the
United States?
Which amendment protects an individual’s right
to own and keep a gun in the home for selfdefense?
The 2nd Amendment
In which situation would a person most likely NOT
need a lawyer?
a. Jasmine is forming a corporation to sell her
b. John caused an accident in which another person
was seriously injured.
c. Val is renting an apartment for one year in an
apartment building.
d. Zander has been charged with a serious felony.
You wouldn’t need a lawyer to rent an apartment.
What is NOT generally a consequence for lawyers
who commit a violation of the state ethical
a. Imprisonment
b. Disbarment
c. Suspension
d. Reprimand
Imprisonment is generally NOT a consequence.
Decisions as to what constitutes a crime are
made by ____.
a. The executive branch
b. The legislative branch
c. Agencies
d. The courts
The Legislative Branch
Which of the following statements is TRUE?
a. The rates of both violent crime and property
crime have been going down in recent years.
b. The rate of violent crime but not property
crime has been going down in recent years.
c. The rate of property crime but not violent
crime has been going down in recent years.
d. The rates of both violent crime and property
crime have been going up in recent years.
The rates of both violent crime and property
crime have been going down in recent years.
Which court case claimed that the 14th
Amendment had been violated due to a state
court’s failure to provide a lawyer free of
a. Marbury v. Madison
b. Clinton v. City of New York
c. Mapp v. Ohio
d. Gideon v. Wainwright
Gideon v. Wainwright
Researchers have identified which of the
following as a factor that puts young people at
risk for gang involvement?
a. Poverty
b. Success at school
c. Stable family
d. Living in a urban area
True or False
The number of females and males in gangs is
about equal.
Males account for 90% of gang members.
True or False
Since the mid-1980s, there has generally been
an increase in the reported number of drug
There has been a decrease.
This created a national system to instantly check
the background of people wanting to buy guns.
The Brady Act
A(n) _______law requires drives to submit to a
blood alcohol test in exchange for the privilege
of driving.
Implied consent
This law was passed as a result of efforts by
victims’ advocacy groups, requires the
registration of all convicted sex offenders in the
Megan’s Law
Repeat offender
Reports the frequency of crimes
Crime clock
Sum of violent crimes and property crimes
Crime index
Strategy whereby the community works actively
with the local police to lower the crime rate in
its area.
Community policing
Alcohol is a factor in about __of all violent crimes
committed in the United States.
a. 1/3
b. 2/3
c. 3/5
d. 3/4
1/3 of all violent crimes involve alcohol.
What could result from refusal to take a BAC
Suspension of the driver’s license for a certain
Between ___ and ___percent of persons taken
into the criminal justice system test positive for
one or more drugs at the time of their arrest.
50% - 75% test positive for one or more drugs at
the time of arrest.
This means to require criminals to pay back or
compensate the victims.
True or False?
Teens and young adults are more likely to be
victims of crime than people in any other age
True or False?
Persons from lower-income households are more
likely to be victims of crime than those with
higher incomes. n
True or False?
The homicide victimization rate for African
Americans was 6 times higher than the rate for
whites in 2005.
What is the ratio of males committing crimes
versus females committing crimes?
Males commit 4 times as many crimes as
Period in U.S. History when alcohol sale,
manufacture, and transportation were illegal.
This law prohibits certain peoples from buying or
possessing guns.
Gun Control Act of 1968
This court uses threat of prosecution to keep
offenders in treatment.
Drug Court
This group advocates for victims of DUI.
Mothers Against Drunk Driving
This law was enacted through parental advocacy
to require registry of sex offenders.
Megan’s Law
Group of people, closed to the public, formed for
common purposes that may include violent
A person who is injured by the crime of another.
Name three penalties for driving under the
-Monetary fine
-Enrollment in DWI school
-Community service
-License suspended
-License revoked
-Jail sentence

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