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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Test Review Chapters 6 and 7
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. Most law practice involves giving advice, drafting legal opinions, negotiating settlements, or giving out-of-court legal assistance.
True or False? The best way to find an attorney is through an ad on the Internet or in the media.
False. The best way is through a referral from someone who has had a good experience with that attorney.
A ____________is agency that provides representation to low-income people on their civil legal problems.
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 type of payment plan in which the lawyer’s fees are deducted from the winnings of the case.
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.
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.
False 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.
Which amendment protects an individual’s right to own and keep a gun in the home for self-defense?
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.
C 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 requirements? Imprisonment Disbarment Suspension Reprimand
A Imprisonment is generally NOT a consequence.
Decisions as to what constitutes a crime are made by ____. The executive branch The legislative branch Agencies The courts
B The Legislative Branch
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.
A 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 charge? Marbury v. Madison Clinton v. City of New York Mapp v. Ohio Gideon v. Wainwright
D Gideon v. Wainwright
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