8 th Grade Social Studies Juveniles and Adults Under The Law

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8 th Grade Social Studies Juveniles and Adults Under The Law. Mr. O’Connor Social Studies. #1 In Kansas, after a preliminary hearing before a judge, who decides if there is enough evidence to send an adult defendant to trial?. a District Court judge. the state attorney. A:. B:.
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8th Grade Social Studies Juveniles and Adults Under The Law Mr. O’Connor Social Studies #1 In Kansas, after a preliminary hearing before a judge, who decides if there is enough evidence to send an adult defendant to trial? a District Court judge the state attorney A: B: a grand jury the governor C: D: Grand Jury #2 What is the term for a juvenile's opportunity to prove he or she should not be involved in the juvenile court system? a second chance diversion A: B: adjudication rehabilitation C: D: Diversion #3 What happens if a child under fourteen is detained by the Kansas police department? The child's parents must be notified immediately. They have to be released at the end of the day. A: B: Young children will be allowed two phone calls. Police officers have to put the child in a jail cell. C: D: The child's parents must be notified immediately. #4 Which statement is true about the Fourteenth Amendment? It gives the right of due process at the state level. The amendment guarantees justice for all people. A: B: It establishes the treatment of prisoners in jails. The amendment sets the age limit of juveniles. C: D: It gives the right of due process at the state level. #5 Instead of serving time in a jail like adult offenders, juveniles can be committed to a state controlled military academy. complete time in a labor camp. A: B: an asylum for the criminally insane. one of the state's youth centers. C: D: one of the state's youth centers. #6 According to the Fifth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, what right do juvenile and adult offenders have? the right to job security the right to remain silent A: B: the right to multiple phone calls the right to protection in jail C: D: The right to remain silent. #7 Alice is seventeen years old and has one previous offense on her record. Previously, Alice was convicted as a adult in a Kansas court. Months later, she and her friend, Jerry, were caught destroying property at the local movie theater. How will Alice be tried in a Kansas court system? as an adult as not-guilty A: B: In as a juvenile as criminally insane C: D: As an Adult #8 Which amendment to the U.S. Constitution guarantees due process of the law when the federal government attempts to deny an individual of his or her rights? Fifth Amendment Sixteenth Amendment A: B: Tenth Amendment Third Amendment C: D: Fifth Amendment #9 Which of the statements is true regarding juveniles that commit a serious crime in the state of Kansas? Until age 18, they cannot be tried as adults. They can only receive probation or house arrest. A: B: They cannot serve jail time until age twenty-one. The juvenile can be tried as an adult. C: D: The juvenile can be tried as an adult. #10 Nate is sixteen years old and has no previous criminal record. One Saturday night, Nate and his friends stole CDs from a local music store. Nate was the only person the police caught. How would Nate be tried in the Kansas court system? He would only be tried in the Kansas Youth Court. Nate would be tried in a civil court. A: B: Nate would be tried as an adult offender. He would be tried as a juvenile offender. C: D: He would be tried as a juvenile offender. #11 What is the similarity between adult probation and juvenile probation? Juvenile and adult probation always have the same time length. Both adult and juvenile probation include community service. A: B: Each type of probation includes exemption from jail time. Adult and juvenile probation is monitored by the courts C: D: Each type of probation includes exemption from jail time. #12 During juvenile proceedings, what must all juveniles have? In juvenile cases, all children must have legal representation All juveniles must have clean, appropriate clothing A: B: They must have both parents present in court Juveniles must have at least three character references in court C: D: All juveniles must have clean, appropriate clothing
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  • the seriousness of the offense
  • the child's needs
  • the protection of the community
  • The box above describes factors that
  • determine punishments for criminals with children. local jails examine before housing a juvenile. A: B: must be considered when sentencing a juvenile. The courts have to share with the local community. C: D: determine punishments for criminals with children. #14 Margaret is fifteen years old and has no previous criminal record. Margaret and her friends like to hang out at an abandoned warehouse. One night Margaret is arrested for trespassing. What is most likely to happen to Margaret? She will not be able to get her driver's license. Margaret will go to jail for thirty days. A: B: Margaret will be placed on probation. She will be forced to do community service. C: D: She will be forced to do community service #15 In which type of case is a defendant in Kansas entitled to a trial by jury? a criminal trial with a plea of "not guilty" a criminal appeal of a felony conviction A: B: a criminal trial with a plea of "no contest" a civil trial for an amount less than $500 C: D: a criminal trial with a plea of "no contest" Great Job!!!! Thank you for playing!
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