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Chapter 15 Notes - Chapter 15 The Verdict and Appeals Key...

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Chapter 15: The Verdict and Appeals Key Terms: Boykin Advisement: The required advice that a judge must give a defendant in open court before the judge can accept a guilty plea. Based on the Supreme Court decision of Boykin v. Alabama. Curative Instructions: Instructions given to a jury to cure any errors caused by the jury receiving inadmissible evidence or other information. Impaneled Jury: A jury that has been selected and sworn in by the judge. Manifest Necessity: In reference to a mistrial, a condition in which the judge concludes that it is necessary to declare a mistrial. Mistrial: The act of a judge in terminating a trial before it is concluded because of errors or issues that call into question the fairness of the trial. New Trial: A retrial for a defendant with a new jury. Verdict: A judgment by the court. In a criminal court, it refers to the finding of guilty or not guilty. Verdict -The word verdict means “true declaration” - Verdict:  A judgment by the court. In a criminal court, it refers to the finding of guilty or not guilty.  -In a criminal trial, the verdict is the declaration of the jury.  -The defendant must be present unless his or her whereabouts are unknown. -The verdict is announced in open court. -After the verdict is announced, the prosecution or defense may request that the jurors be polled 
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Chapter 15 Notes - Chapter 15 The Verdict and Appeals Key...

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