It is a screening process and is referred to as voir dire. During this phase, the judge explains the principles or law to the prospective jurors; reads them the accusatory instrument and questions them in general and regarding the…
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Based on the potential jurors’ responses to questioning, the judge can excuse them at this stage. In addition, using challenges ‘for cause’ and ‘peremptory challenges,’ both the prosecution and the defense may leave out some jurors at this stage. A judge can use a peremptory challenge to leave out a juror for any non-discriminatory cause. On the other hand, the judge can use a challenge for cause to leave out a juror who has proved that he/she cannot be truthfully objective in the decision of a case (“Trial” 1). Menard explains that the questioning process goes on until all parties’ attorneys become satisfied with the jury’s composition or exhausts all challenges that law permits. To make sure that there are enough jurors for deliberation, alternate jurors are essential. The judge decides when to excuse alternate jurors (9).
After jury selection, the first dialogue at trial is in the form of two opening statements, one from the defense and the other from the prosecutor on government’s behalf. At this stage, no physical evidence is used and no witnesses testify. The prosecutor gives his/her opening statement first and in most cases, it is more detailed than that of the defense since the government has the ‘burden of proof’ as to the guilt of the defendant. In some cases, prior to making its opening statement, the defense may wait until the main case of the government comes to conclusion. During the opening statements, the prosecutor submits the case’s facts, from the perspective of the government, and takes the judges through the proof that the government will make. Additionally, the defense presents its own interpretation of the facts to the jury, and establishes the basis for the presentation of any legal defenses to the charged crime(s) and the rebuttal of key government evidence (“Trial”
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Seeds are planted; they develop and become flowers and plants. Babies take their first steps and form their first words. The idea is that change is part and parcel of our lives. It is ingrained in nature itself and there is completely nothing we can do to stop change.
For elementary grades, this includes teaching students the phases of the moon. As the Moon revolves around the Earth, the moon looks like it is changing shape from the sky. From Earth, people can see the Moon start from a thin crescent and seemingly transform to a full disk or full moon, before it goes back to its crescent shape.
The plaintiff’s team will, likely, target women, particularly mothers of young children. These would be the most likely to automatically have empathy for the loss of the plaintiff’s son. So ideal questions would include: Are you a parent? Have they ever been involved in any sort of case like this in any way?
Medical experts posited that there is such state of “transition shock” when they assume the actual responsibilities, roles, and professional relationship with co-workers and with patient, when they moved out from the academe to practice their profession (Duchscher, 2001).
In 1992, he defeated George H.W.Bush and became the42nd president of the United State. This made him the third youngest president at the age of 46 of the United State. In history, Clinton has been described as a New Democrat. In 1996, Clinton was re-elected as the president of the United State for a second term becoming the first democrat since Franklin Roosevelt to be elected twice.
The vital American law issues that are under consideration are basics of law and sources of law, courts systems in the unites states of America, Alternative, judicial and e-dispute resolution, United states of America constitution and other laws, unintentional and intentional tort, cyber piracy and intellectual property, and criminal law and cybercrimes.
In their coverage the media simplify the task of reporting, interpreting and explaining a trial. As in the entertainment media, recurrent themes dominate media trial constructions, and crime is nearly universally attributed to individual failings rather than to social conditions.
According to the report there is a British Home Education program, authorized by the government, for those who do not want to attend a regular school. The Home Education program should follow a structured curriculum that is appropriate for the educational development. The exact number of home schooled children cannot be determined yet.
e) The defense panel may make a motion to dismiss. This is an option in which the defense, finding the evidence presented by the prosecutor inadequate would move to have the charges dismissed. It is usually the judge’s discretion whether to grant or to deny the motion to