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Question 1: In legal terms, a plea is simply an answer to a claim made by someone in a civil or criminal case under common law using the ________.
Adversarial systemCriminal procedureInquisitorial systemSharia

Question 2: Under common law, a plea of guilty by the defendant waives ________ of the charged offences and the defendant may be sentenced immediately.
Trial (law)AppealCourtJury trial

Question 3: autrefois acquit - where he has previously acquitted of the same charge (and hence cannot be tried again, under the doctrine of ________),
Capital punishmentJury trialExclusionary ruleDouble jeopardy

Question 4: This produces a system under American law known as ________.
Grand juryMiranda warningCriminal procedurePlea bargain

Question 5: Colloquially, a plea has come to mean the assertion by a criminal defendant at arraignment, or otherwise in response to a criminal charge, whether that person pleaded Guilty, Not Guilty, No Contest or ________.
Grand juryAdversarial systemCriminal jurisdictionAlford plea


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