SOC 205-WEEK 4-QUIZ

SOC 205-WEEK 4-QUIZ

Question 1

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A comparison of decisions rendered by district court judges appointed by recent presidents shows that judges appointed by which president had the highest percentage of liberal decisions in civil liberties and rights cases?
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
  Question 2

2 out of 2 points

 
 
 
President Obama selected which justice as his first Supreme Court nominee?
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
  Question 3

2 out of 2 points

 
 
 
No vacancies occurred on the Supreme Court during whose term as president?
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
  Question 4

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A comparison of decisions rendered by district court judges appointed by recent presidents shows that judges appointed by which President had the lowest percentage of liberal decisions in civil liberties and rights cases.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
  Question 5

2 out of 2 points

 
 
 
What is one factor that contributes to the number of judicial appointment opportunities a president has?
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
  Question 6

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Lawyers are least likely to do this.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
  Question 7

2 out of 2 points

 
 
 
It is the primary function of this person to decide, on behalf of the United States, which cases will and will not be presented to the U.S. Supreme Court for review.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
  Question 8

2 out of 2 points

 
 
 
Law schools in which country produce far more attorneys annually than any other country.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
  Question 9

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Because they consider free assistance a professional obligation, many lawyers provide services _______.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
  Question 10

2 out of 2 points

 
 
 
In 1870, Christopher Columbus Langdell was appointed dean of the law school at this university where he introduced the case method of teaching.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
  Question 11

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A district attorney's office in a large city is probably going assign assistants to a single courtroom, as part of the ______.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
  Question 12

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What is one way a state can remove a judge that is the subject of numerous ethics complaints?
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
  Question 13

2 out of 2 points

 
 
 
In states that officially choose their judges for full terms by partisan elections, a number of judges may receive their initial position through
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
  Question 14

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What is significant about the 2015 amendment to the Wisconsin constitution to allow chief justices to be voted on by their peers in the state supreme court?
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
  Question 15

2 out of 2 points

 
 
 
Who or what appoints a judge from among several candidates recommended by a nominating panel in a merit selection system?
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
  Question 16

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What did the Supreme Court ruling for the case of Caperton v A.T. Massey Coal Co. say about contributions to judges' election campaigns?
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
  Question 17

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Which of the following is not a method used to select state court judges?
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
  Question 18

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Since the 1970s, how have judicial campaigns changed?
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
  Question 19

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Which of the following statements is not accurate?
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
  Question 20

2 out of 2 points

 
 
 
Who appointed Thurgood Marshall as the first black member of the Supreme Court?
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
  Question 21

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Which one of the following describes the practice known as senatorial courtesy?
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
  Question 22

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How can the president fill a judicial vacancy in the federal court without having to go through Senate approval?
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
  Question 23

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Which of the following statements is not accurate?
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
  Question 24

2 out of 2 points

 
 
 
What is the American Bar Association's (ABA) role in the judicial selection process?
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
  Question 25

2 out of 2 points

 
 
 
All federal judges appointed under the provisions of Article 3 of the Constitution hold office
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
  Question 1

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Whose judicial team had the most conservative voting record?
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
  Question 2

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When the Republicans in the Senate could no longer filibuster Obama's judicial nominees, what tactic did they use to delay or block his appointments?
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
  Question 3

2 out of 2 points

 
 
 
A comparison of decisions rendered by district court judges appointed by recent presidents shows that judges appointed by which President had the lowest percentage of liberal decisions in civil liberties and rights cases.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
  Question 4

2 out of 2 points

 
 
 
What is the "Thurmond Rule"?
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
  Question 5

2 out of 2 points

 
 
 
No vacancies occurred on the Supreme Court during whose term as president?
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
  Question 6

2 out of 2 points

 
 
 
Most U.S. law school graduates find initial employment
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
  Question 7

2 out of 2 points

 
 
 
Those who prosecute persons accused of violating state criminal statutes are commonly known as
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
  Question 8

2 out of 2 points

 
 
 
In 1870, Christopher Columbus Langdell was appointed dean of the law school at this university where he introduced the case method of teaching.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
  Question 9

2 out of 2 points

 
 
 
Lawyers are least likely to do this.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
  Question 10

2 out of 2 points

 
 
 
A district attorney's office in a large city is probably going assign assistants to a single courtroom, as part of the ______.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
  Question 11

0 out of 2 points

 
 
 
People who cannot afford legal services or have trouble affording legal services for their upcoming trial are called:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
  Question 12

2 out of 2 points

 
 
 
All federal judges appointed under the provisions of Article 3 of the Constitution hold office
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
  Question 13

2 out of 2 points

 
 
 
Which of the following statements is not accurate?
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
  Question 14

2 out of 2 points

 
 
 
What did the second part of the Judicial Councils Reform and Judicial Conduct and Disability Act establish?
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
  Question 15

2 out of 2 points

 
 
 
Which one of the following describes the practice known as senatorial courtesy?
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
  Question 16

2 out of 2 points

 
 
 
The first woman appointed to the Supreme Court was
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
  Question 17

2 out of 2 points

 
 
 
Which of the following statements is not accurate?
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
  Question 18

0 out of 2 points

 
 
 
Federal judges can be removed from the bench by
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
  Question 19

0 out of 2 points

 
 
 
After being appointed and serving for a short period of time, the newly appointed judge in a merit selection system must run in a ____ election in order to remain on the bench.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
  Question 20

2 out of 2 points

 
 
 
Only two states select state judges by _______.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
  Question 21

2 out of 2 points

 
 
 
What is significant about the 2015 amendment to the Wisconsin constitution to allow chief justices to be voted on by their peers in the state supreme court?
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
  Question 22

2 out of 2 points

 
 
 
Since the 1970s, how have judicial campaigns changed?
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
  Question 23

2 out of 2 points

 
 
 
What is one way a state can remove a judge that is the subject of numerous ethics complaints?
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
  Question 24

2 out of 2 points

 
 
 
What did the Supreme Court ruling for the case of Caperton v A.T. Massey Coal Co. say about contributions to judges' election campaigns?
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
  Question 25

2 out of 2 points

 
 
 
Who or what appoints a judge from among several candidates recommended by a nominating panel in a merit selection system?
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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