Final Exam Chap.8

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Final Exam for Justice class

  
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1.  The professional courtroom actors, including judes, prosecuting attorneys, defense attorneys, public defenders, and others who earn a living serving the court
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2.  An elected or appointed public official who presides over a court of law and who is authorized to hear and sometimes to dto conduct decide cases and to conduct trials.
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3.  An attorney whose official duty is to conduct crimninal proceedings on behalf of the state or the people against those accused of having committed criminal offenses
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4.  The decision making power of prosecutors, based on the wide range of choices avalible to them
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5.  Any information having a tendency to clear a person of guilt or blame
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6.  What are the three major categoires of defense attorneys assist crimnial crimnal defendants in the U.S
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7.  An attorney employed by a government agency or subagency for the purpose of providing defense services to indigents, or an attorney who has volunteered such service
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8.  The court officer whose duties are to keep order in the courtroom, to secure witnesses, and to maintain physical cutody of the Jury
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9.  A person who has special knowlege and skills recogized by the court as relevant to the determination of guilt or innocence. May express opinions or draw conclusions in ther testimony
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10.  An eyewitness, Character witness, or other person called on to tesify who is not considered an expert. Must only testify to facts only.
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11.  A written order issued by a judicial officer or grand jury requiring an individual to appear in court and to give testimony or to bring material to be used as evidence.
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12.  A member of a trial or grand dury who has been selected for jury duty and is required to serve as an arbiter of the facts in a court of law
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13.  The movement of a trial or lawsuit from one jurisdiction to another or from one location to another within the same jurisdiction
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14.  How many stages are there in a criminal trial
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15.  The court rules that govern the admissibility of evidence at criminal hearings and trials
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16.  The two sided structure under which American crimnal trial courts operate that pits the prosecution against the defense
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17.  What are the 3 types of jury challenges that are recognized in criminal courts
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18.  The process wherby, according to law and precedent, members of a particular trial jury are chosen.
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19.  The use of correlational techniques from the social sciences to guage the likelihood that potential juror will vote for conviciton or for acquittal
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20.  The initial statement of the prosecutuion or for the defense describing the facts that he or she intends to present during trial to prove the case
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21.  Anything useful to a jude or jury in deciding the facts of a case. May take form of witness testimony, written documnets, videotapes, etc.
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22.  The evidence that , if believed, directly proves a fact. Eye witness testimony and videtaped documentation account for the majority of this type of evidence.
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23.  The evidence that requires interpretation or that requires a judge or jury to reach a conclusion based on what the evidence indicates
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24.  Evidence that consists of physical material or traces of physical activity.
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25.  The oral evidence offered by a sworn witness on the witness stand during a criminal trial
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26.  The intential making of a false statement as part of the testimony by a sworn witness in a judical proceeding on a matter relevant to the case at hand
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27.  An oral summation of a case presented to a judge, or to a judge and jury, by the prosecution or by the defense in a criminal trial
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28.  The decision of the jury in a jury trial or of a judicial officer in a nonjury trial
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