Exam 3 review - 1 Judge or Jury 2 What plea 3 Will client...

Info icon This preview shows pages 1–2. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Exam III Study Guide Writ of Habeas Corpus- Writ requesting that a person or institution detaining a named prisoner bring him or her before a judicial officer and give reasons for the detention Federal Judiciary 1. United States Supreme Court 2. Circuit Courts of Appeal 3. Federal District Courts State Judiciary 1. State Supreme Court 2. State Appellate Courts 3. State Trial Courts How does a state court case reach the Supreme Court? -Through the appeal process Differences between federal/state courts 1. different procedures in courtroom 2. differ in rules of evidence 3. matter of jurisdiction U.S. Attorneys- a position of patronage (political). Appointed by president, approved by senate Attorney General - Highest ranking in the Dept. of Justice Primary Duty of Defense Counsel = to protect the client w/ utmost ability Three Roles of the Defense Counsel 1. advocate 2. intermediary 3. learned friend Three Decisions that are made with the Client
Image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Image of page 2
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Unformatted text preview: 1. Judge or Jury? 2. What plea? 3. Will client testify on stand? Stages of Trial = Motions Gideon Decision = 6 th Amendment right to counsel There are 9 justices in the Supreme Court, this is so there are no ties Plea Bargain- agreement made between defense and prosecution for certain leniencies in return for a guilty plea. Challenges of Jury/Voir Dire 1. Challenges for Cause 2. Premerlery Challenges Prosecution always goes first because it presents the evidence and has the burden of proof Direct Examination- witnesses on stand, with cross examination, use leading questions First thing the jury does = select a foreman-an administrator and a go-between with the judge Purposes and Goals of Sentencing 1. Retribution 2. Prevention a. Incapacitation b. Deterrence c. Rehabilitation Last free country with Death Penalty = USA...
View Full Document

{[ snackBarMessage ]}

What students are saying

  • Left Quote Icon

    As a current student on this bumpy collegiate pathway, I stumbled upon Course Hero, where I can find study resources for nearly all my courses, get online help from tutors 24/7, and even share my old projects, papers, and lecture notes with other students.

    Student Picture

    Kiran Temple University Fox School of Business ‘17, Course Hero Intern

  • Left Quote Icon

    I cannot even describe how much Course Hero helped me this summer. It’s truly become something I can always rely on and help me. In the end, I was not only able to survive summer classes, but I was able to thrive thanks to Course Hero.

    Student Picture

    Dana University of Pennsylvania ‘17, Course Hero Intern

  • Left Quote Icon

    The ability to access any university’s resources through Course Hero proved invaluable in my case. I was behind on Tulane coursework and actually used UCLA’s materials to help me move forward and get everything together on time.

    Student Picture

    Jill Tulane University ‘16, Course Hero Intern