Judicial Experience

Judicial Experience - Pol 105 Judicial Review The Judicial...

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Pol 105 Judicial Review The Judicial Experience was a very interesting event that gave us an ability to see how the court functions on a day to day basis. Most people only have experience with what they hear on the news regardinghigh profile cases like the O.J. Simpson trial or more recently the Michael Jackson trial. Some of the cases wereof course boring and tedious but hearing the cases of some individuals was very dramatic and it seemed every case had a back story that stirred some sort of emotion. The cases I witnessed were presided over by the Honorable David Butler in Courtroom 3B. Judge Butler made sure to take his time and hear the cases very thoroughly and he seemed to consider each point of view very carefully before he came to a decision. Everyone was treated extremely fairly and everyone showed professionalism in the courtroom. In the courtroom there were about a dozen people waiting to get called for their pre-trials other than people waiting for their trial there was not many regular citizens present. One of the cases heard today was
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This note was uploaded on 04/18/2008 for the course POL 105 taught by Professor Rankin during the Fall '07 term at Illinois State.

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