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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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    1. Test Review Chapters 6 and 7

    2. What name is given for trial attorneys?

    3. Litigators

    4. What percentage of lawyers are in private practice? 70% 50% 40% 20%

    5. A 70% of lawyers are in private practice.

    6. True or False? Most lawyers rarely go to court.

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

    8. _____are organizations that license lawyers.

    9. Bar associations

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

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

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

    13. Legal aid organization

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

    15. Advertising

    16. This is a down payment on the total fee a lawyer charges.

    17. Retainer

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

    19. Contingency

    20. Standards of conduct that guide lawyer’s conduct.

    21. Code of professional responsibility

    22. This ensures that information shared with your attorney is private.

    23. Attorney-Client privilege

    24. If an attorney has been __________, he or she no longer has a license to practice law.

    25. disbarred

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

    27. Legal malpractice

    28. True or False? Middle-class persons have no difficulty hiring an attorney for their civil cases.

    29. False

    30. True or False? The attorney makes the final decision in a case.

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

    32. True or False? Crime victims are also many times victims of human rights violations.

    33. True

    34. A ________is something one does or fails to do that is in violation of the law.

    35. Crime

    36. What is the most widely abused substance in the United States?

    37. alcohol

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

    39. The 2nd Amendment

    40. 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.

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

    42. What is NOT generally a consequence for lawyers who commit a violation of the state ethical requirements? Imprisonment Disbarment Suspension Reprimand

    43. A Imprisonment is generally NOT a consequence.

    44. Decisions as to what constitutes a crime are made by ____. The executive branch The legislative branch Agencies The courts

    45. B The Legislative Branch

    46. 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.

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

    48. 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

    49. D Gideon v. Wainwright

    50. 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