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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. When were laws enacted to make involuntary commitment to a mental institution more difficult?
(a) 1974.
(b) 1960s and 1970s.
(c) 1968.
(d) 1950s and 1960s.

2. Where did Michael O'Connor go to law school?
(a) Harvard.
(b) University of Colorado.
(c) University of Iowa.
(d) Yale.

3. According to McCleskey v. Kemp, how many times more likely were offenders in Georgia likely to get the death penalty if the victim was white?
(a) 11.
(b) 5.
(c) 22.
(d) 14.

4. How many people were on death row when Illinois Governor George Ryan commuted all death sentences?
(a) 194.
(b) 87.
(c) 167.
(d) 93.

5. How old was Joe Sullivan when he was accused of sexual assault?
(a) 15.
(b) 18.
(c) 13.
(d) 17.

Short Answer Questions

1. How old was Assistant Attoney General Don Valeska in Chapter 9?

2. What was the name of Stevenson's receptionist in Chapter 11?

3. In Chapter 7, what was the name of the women's prison where Karen Kelly was incarcerated?

4. How much money was Stevenson able to get McMillian for being wrongly incarcerated?

5. How many children did Walter Garnett have?

Short Essay Questions

1. In Chapter 11, why was Stevenson optimistic about what evidence in the McMillian case might accomplish in the Alabama Court of Criminal Appeals?

2. What law was passed in Alabama in 2006 and what were its ramifications?

3. How did Marsha Colbey give her kids her heart?

4. Why was George Stinney executed?

5. What was eventually discovered about the doctor who declared George Daniel sane to stand trial for murder?

6. Who was hired as a paralegal in Chapter 9?

7. How did Stevenson's grandfather die?

8. What was solitary confinement like at Apalachee?

9. Who was John Patterson?

10. Where did McMillian decided to live in Chapter 13?

(see the answer keys)

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