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Certificate Sexual Assault Advocacy and Crisis Intervention (Sexual Assault & Legal Advocacy ) Quiz on Legal Advocacy 1, created by Maria Balata on 04/13/2016.

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Question 1

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Name the two courts in which survivors can access remedies for what they have experienced?
Answer
  • Criminal Courts
  • Civil Courts
  • Regal Courts
  • Tennis Courts

Question 2

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What is the burden of proof that must be met in order to convict an assailant in the criminal justice system?
Answer
  • Preponderance of evidence. (51%)
  • Beyond a reasonable doubt. (99.9%)
  • There is no burden of proof in the criminal justice system.
  • The burden of proof varies as it is determined by the judge/jury on each case.

Question 3

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Who are the parties involved in a court case in the criminal justice system?
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  • the survivor vs the assailant
  • the state vs the assailant
  • the petitioner vs the respondent
  • the guilty vs the innocent

Question 4

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What is Crime Victim’s Compensation definition?
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  • Provides an employee who is a victim of domestic or sexual violence or who has a family or household member who is a victim of domestic or sexual violence up to twelve weeks of unpaid leave to address issues resulting
  • Allows victims of sexual assault or domestic violence to terminate a lease early with proper notification
  • A program through the Office of the Attorney General that can allow for victims of crime to be reimbursed based on out of pocket expenses resulting from the crime

Question 5

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What is VESSA definition?
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  • Provides an employee who is a victim of domestic or sexual violence or who has a family or household member who is a victim of domestic or sexual violence up to twelve weeks of unpaid leave to address issues resulting
  • A program through the Office of the Attorney General that can allow for victims of crime to be reimbursed based on out of pocket expenses resulting from the crime
  • Allows victims of sexual assault or domestic violence to terminate a lease early with proper notification

Question 6

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What is Safe home's Act ?
Answer
  • A program through the Office of the Attorney General that can allow for victims of crime to be reimbursed based on out of pocket expenses resulting from the crime
  • Provides an employee who is a victim of domestic or sexual violence or who has a family or household member who is a victim of domestic or sexual violence up to twelve weeks of unpaid leave to address issues resulting
  • Allows victims of sexual assault or domestic violence to terminate a lease early with proper notification and change locks

Question 7

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What happens after a police report is made?
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  • ASA interviews the survivor, perpetrator(s), and relevant witnesses
  • Detectives contact the survivor for an interview
  • Charges are filed by the State Attorney’s Office
  • Law enforcement waits for the results of the rape kit

Question 8

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Currently, in the State of Illinois there are _____ types of protective orders:
Answer
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4

Question 9

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In order to file for a protective order, the petitioner must be:
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  • 13
  • 16
  • 17
  • 18

Question 10

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How long do detectives have to file charges after an arrest?
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  • 24 hours
  • 36 hours
  • 48 hours
  • 60 hours

Question 11

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A survivor can use VESSA if their place of employment employs at least
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  • 9 individuals
  • 11 individuals
  • 13 individuals
  • 15 individuals

Question 12

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In order to be eligible for Crime Victims Compensation, one must:
Answer
  • Notify law enforcement of the crime within 7 days or petition for a protective order
  • Earn at least 27,000 in annual salary income
  • Notify their place of work that the assault took place
  • Request PEP meds from the doctors

Question 13

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The hospital is required to call law enforcement
Answer
  • True
  • False

Question 14

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Survivors can only file a police report immediately after the assault
Answer
  • True
  • False

Question 15

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The age of consent in the State of Illinois is 15
Answer
  • True
  • False

Question 16

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Advocates can be present during law enforcement interviews
Answer
  • True
  • False

Question 17

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Filing for protective orders is expensive
Answer
  • True
  • False

Question 18

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If a v/s does not file a police report they must sign a Refusal to Prosecute form
Answer
  • True
  • False

Question 19

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How long does an adult survivor of sexual violence have to file a police report in the state of IL?
Answer
  • 3 years
  • 2 weeks
  • 2 years
  • There is no time limit.

Question 20

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What is the sentencing range for someone who is convicted on a first charge of criminal sexual assault in IL? (assuming there are no aggravating factors)
Answer
  • 4-15 years
  • 6-30 years
  • Lifetime in prison
  • 2 years

Question 21

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What information does a survivor need to have to petition for any of the protective orders? (Hint- select 3)
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  • Name of the assailant
  • Address for the assailant
  • Date of Birth for the assailant
  • Social Security Number for the assailant
  • Driver license of the assailant
  • police report number

Question 22

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When survivors file a police report for rape, what classification should you see on the report?
Answer
  • Criminal Sexual Assault
  • Violent Crime Against a Person
  • Other-non criminal
  • Other involving person
  • Domestic Battery
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