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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. How old was Assistant Attoney General Don Valeska in Chapter 9?
2. In Chapter 13, how long had Sheriff Tate been sheriff continuously?
(a) 35 years.
(b) 30 years.
(c) 25 years.
(d) 20 years.
3. How many people were on death row when Illinois Governor George Ryan commuted all death sentences?
4. How long was the trip Myers had to make from prison to the Baldwin County courthouse in Chapter 9?
(a) 5 hours.
(b) 2 hours.
(c) 4 hours.
(d) 3 hours.
5. At the time of McMillian's release how many states, in addition to the District of Columbia, had laws authorizing compensation to people who were wrongly incarcerated?
6. In Chapter 12, what was the name of a woman who gave birth to a stillborn baby in Pickens County, Alabama, and was charged with capital murder?
(a) Catherine Davidson.
(b) Patty Vickers.
(c) Bridget Lee.
(d) Margaret McAllen.
7. When did a mechanic modify Walter's truck?
(a) October 1986.
(b) December 1986.
(c) June 1987.
(d) May 1987.
8. Who was the judge who dismissed all charges against McMillian?
(a) Pamela Baschab.
(b) David Andrew Martin
(c) Robert E. Lee Key.
(d) Rebecca Horseman.
9. How many foster homes had Jenkins been in before he turned eight?
10. What did Colbey name her stillborn son?
11. In Chapter 7, how many states enacted laws that gave victims specific right to participate in the trial process or to make a victim impact statement?
12. In the late nineteenth century, who were responsible for getting the mentally ill out of prison?
(a) Louise Ransom and Reverend Scott Andrews.
(b) Peggy Andrews and Reverend David Scott.
(c) Dorothea Dix and Reverend Louis Dwight.
(d) Millie Davis and Reverend Jeff Erickson.
13. How old was Evan Miller when he began attempting to commit suicide?
14. In Chapter 10, what drug did Stevenson say was misused in many mental institutions?
15. How long did "Dr. Ed Seger" successfully pretend to be a doctor?
(a) 7 years.
(b) 10 years.
(c) 8 years.
(d) 6 years.
Short Answer Questions
1. When were laws enacted to make involuntary commitment to a mental institution more difficult?
2. Where was Bernard Harcourt raised?
3. During the time McMillian was on death row, how many men had he seen leave for execution?
4. How many children did Walter Garnett have?
5. How long after Ronda Morrison's murder was McMillian's truck converted to a low-rider?
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