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Final Exam Questions 7/26/2011 1. Discuss how the adversarial system in the United States is designed, first and foremost, to prevent innocent people from being imprisoned, even if we let a guilty person go free. Discuss this issue as it relates to the standard of criminal proof, jury requirements, jury instructions, and the role of a judge at a trial court. 2. Discuss the structure of the federal court system in terms of a vertical hierarchy and the horizontal relationships among courts at the same level. How does legal doctrine spread in the vertical hierarchy? How does legal doctrine spread in the horizontal relationships? What implications do these structures have on the adoption of common law throughout the United States 3. One of the key structural differences between state courts and federal courts is their method of judicial retention. In federal courts, all judges (at the district level or higher),
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