LEGL - Ch. 3 - - Answers to Review Questions

LEGL - Ch. 3 - - Answers to Review Questions - Chapter 03...

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Chapter 03 - The Court System ANSWERS TO REVIEW QUESTIONS AND PROBLEMS - CHAPTER 3 PERSONNEL 1. Judges and Justices The trial judge is responsible for providing litigants with procedures to handle all pretrial- and trial-related matters. During the trial itself, the judge must apply legal principles that will enable the jurors to find the facts of the case. 2. Jurors The move away from unanimous jury verdicts prevents one or two jurors from creating a mistrial through a hung jury. Research reveals that foregoing unanimous verdicts has not harmed the credibility of the litigation process. 3. Lawyers Lawyers serve their clients and the public in at least these roles -- as a counselor, as an advocate, and as a public servant. In recent years, lawyers and business clients have clashed over the increased volume of cases and costs related to handling the litigation. ORGANIZATION OF THE COURT SYSTEM 4. Subject Matter Jurisdiction The state court of Georgia would have jurisdiction over this matter. Since the matter is not
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This note was uploaded on 09/21/2011 for the course LEGL 2700 taught by Professor Reed during the Spring '07 term at UGA.

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LEGL - Ch. 3 - - Answers to Review Questions - Chapter 03...

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