BCJ3100 Columbia Southern Unit V Role of A Courtroom Spectator Discussion

BCJ 3301 UNIT V DISCUSSION BOARD QUESTION (2/23/19)

How does the media, in the role of a courtroom spectator, reinforce ideas of what a criminal looks like?

BCJ 3301 UNIT V ASSESMENT QUESTIONS (2/23/19/

Match the term with the correct description.

Cross-examination (IS IT D OR F?)

Direct examination (IS IT D OR F)

D.

The questioning of a witness at trial by the opposing counsel

F.

The questioning of a witness by the attorney for the side that originally scheduled that witness to testify

QUESTION 3

  • Match to type of evidence with the description.

Circumstantial evidence

Demonstrative evidence

Direct Evidence

Material evidence

Preponderance of evidence

Real evidence

Testimonial evidence

A.

The standard of proof in a civil trial

B.

Evidence that indirectly proves a fact

C.

Evidence that proves a fact without the need for the juror to infer anything from it

D.

The information that someone supplies, usually referring to someone who is under oath and giving testimony in a trial

E.

That which is relevant and goes to substantial matters in dispute or has legitimate influence or bearing on the decision of the case

F.

Any evidence that seeks to demonstrate a certain point to help jurors understand how a crime was likely committed

G.

Any tangible item that can be perceived with the five senses

QUESTION 4

  • Match the jury-related term with the correct description.

Voir dire

Jury list

Jury panel

Challenge for cause

A.

A prosecutor’s or defense attorney’s call for removal of a potential juror from service on a jury based on bias

B.

Process whereby the prosecutor and the defense attorney question members of the jury panel in an effort to seat a jury

C.

The people selected from the jury list for service as members of a jury in a trial

D.

The list of potential jury members

QUESTION 5

  • What constitutes effective counsel? What are examples of ineffective counsel?

    Your response should be at least 200 words in length

 

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