Govt Final exam review

Govt Final exam review - Govt 2306 Final Review 1 Grand...

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Govt. 2306 Final Review 1. Grand Jury- Function, number of Jurors The function of the grand jury is to determine whether there is evidence to put a person on trial. Consists of 12 members. 2. Petit Jury- Function, Number of jurors The function of the Petit Jury is to act as a trial jury and find facts by listening to the evidence presented. Consists of 12 people. 3. Disqualifications for jury duty A non U.S. citizen Can’t read or write English Anyone who has committed a felony Anyone who has committed a theft Must be a sane mind 4. Exemptions for jury duty Over 70 years old If you are a caretaker of a child under 10 years old, and your services will leave child unattended Student enrolled and attending
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A member of the armed forces and are active Caretaker for someone who can’t care for themselves 5. Venire Composing a jury pool, the list from which jurors can be selected 6. Voir Dire- The process where U.S. attorneys select, or more appropriately reject certain jurors to hear a case. 7. Rule of thumb for Jury of One’s peers Jury selection may include no process which excludes those of a particular race or intentionally narrows the spectrum of possible jurors. 8. Death Penalty as Deterrent to crime 9. Ruiz v. Estelle A cruel and unusual punishment case, Ruiz was an inmate and Estelle was the warden. He put 3 men in a 2 man cell because of lack of prisons. It was a time of high crime rate
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