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j) Rebuttal by the prosecution follows; a process in which the case of the defense is refuted. New evidence by the prosecution may be presented in support of its rebuttal (Gaines and Miller 2011, p. 239)
a) The judge provides the jury with the final instructions and reminds them regarding the “principles of law that ought to guide and control the decision on the defendant’s innocence or guilt” ( Siegel 2011, p.
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A case was chosen from Los Angeles of a drunken driver. According to Fisher (2011), the driver had killed an elderly man. In the case chosen, he had no jury as he pleaded "no contest to one count of vehicular manslaughter", which means he admitted that he killed the man without the intention of doing so.
The initial procedure of the trial is the offer of opening statement, where the jury and the attorney are afforded an opportunity to engage. The necessity for making an opening statement is for the juries to be speedily briefed about the case. During the opening statement, all the evidence and the argument that the two sides to the case will be presenting during the trial are highlighted (Sadakat, 2005).
While exploring some of the distinctive ways in which eighteenth-century common lawyers attempted to identify and delineate criminal law as a discrete and specific component of the legal order, it is quite easy to distinguish the legal category of "criminal" from that of "civil".
The first stage of the criminal trial is the arrest. The arrest occurs as the state believes it has significant evidence indicating that the defendant committed a crime. An arrest warrant is issued, the accused is read their rights, and they are then taken