I need help answering these questions. 1.Which of the following proposes that it is dangerous for an attorney to point out flaws in his or her

I need help answering these questions.

1.Which of the following proposes that it is dangerous for an attorney to point out flaws in his or her client’s case?

A. Sponsorship theory

B. Inoculation theory

C. Advocacy theory

D. Coherence theory

2. What is NOT one of the marks of a well-done change of venue survey?

A. The jurisdiction that serves as a comparison is demographically similar.

B. The survey measures the respondent’s knowledge of the case.

C. The survey measures the respondent’s knowledge of the legal system.

D. The survey measures the respondent’s view of the suspect’s guilt.

3.Asking about a person’s attitudes on how serious side effects of a drug would have to be before discontinuing the drug is a measure of attitudes about

A. personal responsibility.

B. liability.

C. standards of care.

D. risk-taking.

4.Trial consultants are often used by the _____ in criminal trials and by the ____ in civil trials.

A. defense; defendant

B. defense; plaintiff

C. prosecution; defendant

D. prosecution; plaintiff

5. What is the major difference between a coerced-compliant and a coerced-internalized confession?

A. With a coerced-compliant confession, the suspect does not actually believe s/he committed the crime.

B. With a coerced-internalized confession, the suspect does not actually believe s/he committed the crime

C. The coerced-compliant confession is not voluntary while the coerced-internalized confession is.

D. “Third-degree” tactics are used with coerced-compliant but not with coerced-internalized confessions.

6.Which of the following roles might a forensic psychologist play in police interrogations?

A. Serve as a consultant to the trial judge.

B. Educate police about tactics to illicit false confessions.

C. Author an amicus brief about how coercion and trickery contribute to false confessions.

D. Provide therapy to individuals deemed guilty of sex crimes.

7.Studies about police’s ability to detect deception find

A. police are not particularly good at distinguishing between truthful and deceptive suspects.

B. in general, police can distinguish between truthful and deceptive suspects very well.

C. police trained as interrogators can distinguish between truthful and deceptive suspects very well.

D. psychologists are better than police at distinguishing between truthful and deceptive suspects.

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