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Legal legislations for Paralegals deals scholars an exhilarating solution to know about many various crimes and their components, starting with different resources of legal legislation and continuing during to the final step of a legal trial, “Sentencing and put up Trial Procedures.” The textual content has various integrated, hands-on assignments with a number of routines and circumstances to aid the coed research and revel in the research of legal legislations. The Paralegal Supersite website

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What is a crime? What are the differences between a felony and a misdemeanor? Define retribution and give an example. What is the difference between general deterrence and specific deterrence? What does the standard “beyond a reasonable doubt” mean? Provide an example. 9. How does the standard of proof of preponderance of the evidence differ from beyond a reasonable doubt? 10. List three job titles of attorneys who might prosecute a criminal case. Review Questions 1. The Model Penal Code is not a source of law but a guide to criminal law.

At 462. indd Page 14 10/1/07 5:26:11 PM user Treating due process as “a concept less rigid and more fluid than those envisaged in other specific and particular provisions of the Bill of Rights,” the Court held that refusal to appoint counsel under the particular facts and circumstances in the Betts case was not so “offensive to the common and fundamental ideas of fairness” as to amount to a denial of due process. Since the facts and circumstances of the two cases are so nearly indistinguishable, we think the Betts v.

Stopping automobiles for the purpose of checking the driver’s sobriety has been deemed constitutional, as has the practice of establishing sobriety checkpoints. When law enforcement has probable cause to believe that a vehicle contains evidence of a crime, and it is likely that the vehicle may become unavailable due to its mobility, they may search the whole car and any container inside the vehicle that might reasonably contain the item for which they had probable cause to search. If a warrantless search of a vehicle is valid, law enforcement is permitted to tow the vehicle to the station in order to search it at a later time.

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