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Chapter 12 - Criminal Justice, 4th Edition by Jay S....

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Criminal Justice, 4 th Edition by Jay S. Albanese Chapter 12 Trials and Sentencing
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Trial Trial is the centerpiece of the adjudication process
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Trial Process Jury Selection Opening Statements by both sides Presentation of Prosecution Evidence Presentation of Case for Defense Closing Statements by both sides
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Jury Trials Jury pool is established – Sources can be tax records, motor vehicle records, voter registration records Jury selection is done through Voir Dire – Judge, prosecution, and defense screen potential jurors Size of trial jury ranges from 6-12 members
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Jury Selection Challenges for Cause – Both prosecution and defense may seek to disqualify any person whose background or statements seem prejudicial against one side or the other Peremptory Challenges – Both prosecution and defense may disqualify a certain number of potential jurors without citing a reason
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Prosecution Prosecution presents its case first Prosecution is alleging or charging the crime Burden of proof is on the prosecution to prove guilt beyond a reasonable doubt
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This note was uploaded on 02/08/2011 for the course CRIM 201 taught by Professor Losacco during the Fall '10 term at Rutgers.

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