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  1. Jeopardy The Judicial Branch

  2. Sources and Types of American Law The Bill of Rights The Supreme Court From Arrest to Appeal 100 100 100 100 200 200 200 200 300 300 300 300 400 400 400 400 500 500 500 500

  3. Row 1, Col 1 What is the 5th amendment? This amendment gives the accused the right to remain silent

  4. 1,2 What is Criminal Law Examples of this type of law Include laws against theft and murder

  5. 1,3 What is a trial court? Another term for a district court

  6. 1,4 What is nine? The amount of justices on the Supreme Court

  7. 2,1 What is the 8th amendment? This amendment outlaws excessive fines and bail

  8. 2,2 What is common law? This is the term for laws created by custom and court decisions

  9. 2,3 Who is Joe Biden? • This person is entrusted with duties • such as the maintenance of order • in a courtroom during a trial and • supervising the jury

  10. 2,4 What is a dissenting opinion? The leader and spokesperson for the judiciary

  11. 3,1 What is the 4th amendment? This amendment states that a search warrant may not be issued unless there is probable cause

  12. 3,2 What is civil law? This type of law often involves a contract between private citizens

  13. 3,3 What is a judge or a jury? • Responsible for sentencing those • convicted of a crime (2 correct • answers)

  14. 3,4 What is the dissenting opinion? The statement that outlines the views of the justices who disagreed with the majority

  15. 4,1 What is the 5th amendment? This amendment protects the accused against double jeopardy

  16. 4,2 What is Statutory Law? This is the term for law that is created by a legislative body

  17. 4,3 What is an appellate or appeals court? • The type of court which is • sometimes referred to as a • “reviewing court”

  18. 4,4 What is a writ of certiorari? A request sent by the Supreme Court to lower courts for records of a particular case

  19. 5,1 What is the 6th amendment? This amendment guarantees a speedy trial

  20. 5,2 What is criminal law? When it comes to this type of law, the prosecution must prove “beyond a reasonable doubt” That the defendant is guilty

  21. 5,3 What is a Grand Jury The 23 person group that is responsible for indicting those accused of a crime to stand trial

  22. 5,4 What is Marbury v. Madison? The landmark court case that established the power of judicial review.