LEGL 110#4 - LEGL 110 INTRODUCTION TO LAW AND LITIGATION...

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LEGL 110 INTRODUCTION TO LAW AND LITIGATION SPRING 2006 ASSIGNMENT #4 Robert C Brown Jr. 1. The two basic functions of trial courts are to determine the facts and then apply the law to the facts. 2. The difference between questions of law and questions of fact is that questions of law are questions dealing with the understanding, and application of the law to the trial. And questions of fact are questions dealing with who, what, where and how of the trial 3. a. An example of a question of fact during a murder trial would be “Mrs. Smith is it true that on February 12, 2005 you were arrested for assault and battery of the now dead Mr. Williams?” 3. b. An example of a question of law during a murder trial would be “Detective Willie Wonka, What charges did you originally arrest my client on?” 4. A Bench trial is the term used when a judge instead of a jury hears a case. 5. The difference between remanding a case and reversing a case is that the remanded case was sent back to a trial court by an appellate court for a new trial
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This test prep was uploaded on 04/17/2008 for the course LEGL 110 taught by Professor Jackie during the Spring '07 term at Atlantic Cape Community College.

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LEGL 110#4 - LEGL 110 INTRODUCTION TO LAW AND LITIGATION...

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