Flashcards in U.S. and Texas Constitution, Bill of Rights, and Criminal Justice System Deck (29):
Writs with the objective of bringing a party before a court, or judge.
Writ of Habeas Corpus
Which article provides legislative powers to U.S. Congress?
Which article provides procedure for election of President and Vice-President of the U.S.?
Which article is responsible for the establishment and jurisdiction of the U.S. Supreme Court?
A court with cases that are referred first to the court has an:
A court that hears only cases that have been appealed from the lower courts has an:
Only crime listed in the U.S. Constitution:
Amendment with freedom of religion, speech, press, assembly, and petition.
Police - function and role of:
Courts - function and role of:
Correctional System - function and role of:
-Increased arrests causes increase in court docklets.
-Court dispositions increase correctional populations.
-Correctional releases (parole & time complete) often impacts police functions if correctional system fails.
Effects of criminal justice component interaction.
Any of various, legally recognized, private injuries or wrongs. A civil action.
The new U.S. Constitution begin on:
September 17, 1787
The First Continental Congress was held on:
In May, 1775 citizens in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina, declared the laws of Parliament to be null and void.
The Declaration of Independence occurred on:
July 4, 1776
Our nation's first Constitution.
The Articles of Confederation of 1778.
The first ten Amendments to the U.S. Constitution:
The Bill of Rights
The right of the people to keep and bear arms:
The enforced lodging of soldiers in private home is prohibited in peacetime without owner's permission and permitted in wartime in accordance with established law:
No one may conduct an unreasonable search and seizure of a citizen's person, house, papers, effects.
Double jeopardy, witness against self; due process; self incrimination. Miranda Rights.
Right to a speedy and public trial. Right to counsel. Confronting accuses. Nature of offense.
In a civil suit, a citizen is entitled to have a jury, the rule of common law applied during appeals.
A citizen is entitled to reasonable bail, fine, and punishment.