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Test Review. Chapters 6 and 7. What name is given for trial attorneys?. Litigators. What percentage of lawyers are in private practice? 70% 50% 40% 20%. A 70% of lawyers are in private practice. True or False? Most lawyers rarely go to court. . True.

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A

70% of lawyers are in private practice.

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True or False?

Most lawyers rarely go to court.

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True.

Most law practice involves giving advice, drafting legal opinions, negotiating settlements, or giving out-of-court legal assistance.

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True or False?

The best way to find an attorney is through an ad on the Internet or in the media.

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False.

The best way is through a referral from someone who has had a good experience with that attorney.

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A ____________is agency that provides representation to low-income people on their civil legal problems.

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This is a protected right of lawyers under the First Amendment right to free speech. (For years it was considered improper and was forbidden)

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This is a type of payment plan in which the lawyer’s fees are deducted from the winnings of the case.

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Lawyers can be sued by clients for serious errors that result in injury or loss. This type of case is known as a _____ __________case.

slide28

True or False?

Middle-class persons have no difficulty hiring an attorney for their civil cases.

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True or False?

The attorney makes the final decision in a case.

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False

The attorney advises, but the final decision belongs to the client.

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True or False?

Crime victims are also many times victims of human rights violations.

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Which amendment protects an individual’s right to own and keep a gun in the home for self-defense?

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In which situation would a person most likely NOT need a lawyer?

Jasmine is forming a corporation to sell her candies.

John caused an accident in which another person was seriously injured.

Val is renting an apartment for one year in an apartment building.

Zander has been charged with a serious felony.

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C

You wouldn’t need a lawyer to rent an apartment.

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What is NOT generally a consequence for lawyers who commit a violation of the state ethical requirements?

Imprisonment

Disbarment

Suspension

Reprimand

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A

Imprisonment is generally NOT a consequence.

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Decisions as to what constitutes a crime are made by ____.

The executive branch

The legislative branch

Agencies

The courts

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B

The Legislative Branch

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Which of the following statements is TRUE?

The rates of both violent crime and property crime have been going down in recent years.

The rate of violent crime but not property crime has been going down in recent years.

The rate of property crime but not violent crime has been going down in recent years.

The rates of both violent crime and property crime have been going up in recent years.

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A

The rates of both violent crime and property crime have been going down in recent years.

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Which court case claimed that the 14th Amendment had been violated due to a state court’s failure to provide a lawyer free of charge?

Marbury v. Madison

Clinton v. City of New York

Mapp v. Ohio

Gideon v. Wainwright

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D

Gideon v. Wainwright

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Researchers have identified which of the following as a factor that puts young people at risk for gang involvement?

Poverty

Success at school

Stable family

Living in a urban area

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A

Poverty

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True or False

The number of females and males in gangs is about equal.

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False

Males account for 90% of gang members.

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True or False

Since the mid-1980s, there has generally been an increase in the reported number of drug crimes.

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False

There has been a decrease.

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This created a national system to instantly check the background of people wanting to buy guns.

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A(n) _______law requires drives to submit to a blood alcohol test in exchange for the privilege of driving.

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This law was passed as a result of efforts by victims’ advocacy groups, requires the registration of all convicted sex offenders in the community.

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Strategy whereby the community works actively with the local police to lower the crime rate in its area.

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Alcohol is a factor in about __of all violent crimes committed in the United States.

1/3

2/3

3/5

3/4

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Between ___ and ___percent of persons taken into the criminal justice system test positive for one or more drugs at the time of their arrest.

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True or False?

Teens and young adults are more likely to be victims of crime than people in any other age group.

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True or False?

Persons from lower-income households are more likely to be victims of crime than those with higher incomes. n

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True or False?

The homicide victimization rate for African Americans was 6 times higher than the rate for whites in 2005.

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MADD

Mothers Against Drunk Driving

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Group of people, closed to the public, formed for common purposes that may include violent crime.

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-Monetary fine

-Enrollment in DWI school

-Community service

-License suspended

-License revoked

-Jail sentence