The Accused
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...Accused (1988) of the Law of the Concerned May 6, The Accused (1988) The 1988 movie The Accused is based on thegang rape of a working class woman at a bar, in the very presence of cheerful and drunk onlookers, who jeered at the rapists all through the rape. In that sense, this particular rape scene in the movie The Accused signifies an extreme form of sexually aggressive behavior. In the context of the time in which the movie is placed, it presents this particular sort of sexually aggressive behavior as being acceptable in the society of those times. Many people may perhaps like to evince the view that such form of sexual aggression as depicted in The Accused is totally unacceptable... in the...
Rights of accused
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...Accused Rights of Accused‎ The law s that all the accused are innocent until proven guilty by a court of law.Until a criminal activity is not proven, the accused will have rights that have to be protected under law, and the investigations will take place by procedural code. These rights of the accused are based upon the human rights which were created in regard to the values and systems observed in the British colonial days. Since then, these rights have been amended slightly through legislature. Despite this, some inherent rights remained the same, and the rights of the accused are rights that cannot be revoked (Banaszak, 2002). Due process refers to the legal principles that the state... Rights of...
Rights of accused
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...Accused Rights of the Accused # 1Define due process and its origins Due process is hailed by conservatives as one of the most noteworthy legal principles emanating from the English common law tradition. The foundations of due process flow from chapter 39 of Magna Carta (1215) that affirms “no freeman shall be apprehended, or detained, or denied his freehold, or proscribed, or expelled, or any way mistreated, except by the legitimate judgment of his peers and (or) the law of this land.” As it materialized from the English tradition, the spirit of “due process of law” is grounded in the right of individuals to be notified of the charges advanced against them (Wilson, 2009). Since... Rights of the Accused...
Psychologist Accused of Fraud on 'Astonishing Scale'
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...Accused of Fraud on Astonishing Scale The paper has explained scientific fraud and how it is committed by scientific researchers. It has explained some of the fraudulent acts for instance, fabrication, falsification and plagiarism. More emphasis has been on various consequences for both detected and undetected fraud cases. Finally, the paper explains on how different forms of fraud affect the society as a whole. Introduction Scientific fraud is manipulation of information and data to get certain desired outcome (Nemeroff & Craighead, 2002). The common fraudulent acts in higher learning institutions include fabrication, falsification, and plagiarism. Some of the consequences... , fabrication of...
Legal Rights Afforded to the Accused
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...Accused and Contents Procedural steps to take once John startsincriminating himself 3 Procedural steps to take following John’s arrest and interview 3 Preliminary hearing and grand jury proceedings 4 Distinction 4 Contrasts 4 Comparisons 4 Issues to take into consideration when setting a bond 5 Arraignment and what occurs during this process 5 References 6 Case law 6 Books 6 Journals 6 Procedural steps to take once John starts incriminating himself John has been arrested for shoplifting merchandise valued at $ 1000, which is a serious crime. However, at the time of arrest, John made some incriminating statements to the arresting officers. In line with the Fifth Amendment... Legal Rights Afforded to the...
Montana v. Egelhoff: Due Process and the Right of the Accused to Present Evidence
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...Accused to Present Evidence This paper seeks to critically analyze the decision of the SupremeCourt in the seminal case of Montana v. Egelhoff1 and its implications of the legal landscape covering the right of the accused to present evidence, as part of the due process guarantees of the Constitution. This paper argues that the decision heralds a marked shift in the jurisprudence pertaining to the rights of the accused and may lead to a relaxation of the over-all principle of due process, and second, the decision may also have impacts on judicial appreciation of voluntary intoxication as a factor or consideration in criminal proceedings... . This paper begins by giving a brief background of the...
What was Socrates accused of and why? What can we learn about Athenia the outcome?
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...accused of and why? What can we learn about Athenia from the outcome? Socrates was accused by Meletus of two crimes, ly that he was guilty “of corrupting the young and of not believing in the gods in whom the city believes” (Plato, 2000, p. 27). This means that there were both moral and religious reasons behind the charges brought against them. A closer analysis of the documents written by Plato reveals, however, that these two charges reveal a great deal about the state of Athenian democracy at that time, and they demonstrate how much of a danger Socrates and his teaching represented to those in power. The first charge of corrupting the young relates to the habit that Socrates had... ?What was Socrates...
The recent tendency to reorganize the notion of accused right parallel to the right of the victim, evaluation from the initiativ
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...Accused and Victims’ Rights in International Law Introduction The rightto a fair trial is firmly entrenched in a majority of state laws and is thus encapsulated in international customary law under the doctrine of opinion juris.1 The right to a fair trial is codified by Article 14 of the UN’s International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights 1976 (ICCPR).2 The right to a fair trial includes the presumption of innocence, the right to be present at the trial, the right to heard by a fair and impartial tribunal of fact and the right to a trial “without undue delay”.3 Other rights include the right to sufficient facilities... ?Research Proposal Topic: Command Responsibility: Balancing the Rights of the...
The World Trade Organization is often accused of benefiting richer nations to the detriment of poorer ones. Discuss both the advantages and disadvantages of joi
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...accused of benefiting richer nations to the detriment of poorer ones. WTO treaties have been accused of a partial and unfair bias toward multinational corporations and wealthy nations.Some people argue that free trade leads to a divergence instead of convergence of income levels within rich and poor countries. Critics of WTO argues that small countries in the WTO receives little positive influence, and despite the WTO aim of helping... What is WTO? The World Trade Organization (WTO) has been created to supervise and liberalize international trade. It is an international organizationwhich came into being on January 1, 1995. WTO is actually the successor to the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade...
The world trade organization is often accused of benefiting richer nations to the detriment of poorer ones. discuss both the advantages and disadvantages of joining the wto and suggest ways in which it could be transformed to help developing nations as we
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...accused of benefiting richer nations to the detriment of poorer ones. Discuss both the advantages and disadvantages of joining the WTO and suggest ways in which it could be transformed to help developing nations. Introduction The Global trading, as an end-result of globalization, is ruling the world economy today. Established back in 1995, the World Trade Organization (WTO) deals with the “legal trading rules and regulations between two nations regardless of whether it is a global or near-global level.” (World Trade Organization, 2008) As part... of the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT) negotiations, WTO has been officially given the responsibility to monitor the national...
Should Jouveniles Accused of Violent crimes be Tried and Jailed as Adults
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... Does Adult Crime Translate to Adult Trial and Punishment? There has been a salient controversy surrounding juvenile justice. Young people below the legal adult age of 18 years have faced the consequences of crime when found guilty by the courts. Juvenile delinquency emerged several decades away, and brought about the reality that adolescents could commit serious offenses such as murder and robbery with violence. Although the increase in juvenile delinquency reflected negatively on the morality of the society, it placed the justice system in a dilemma. The cause of the dilemma was whether adolescents were to be tried in the existing adult courts and face punitive measures as applied to adult...
Substantive Law
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...accused (Movie) Substantive Law is the basic law in written form and that defines rights as well as duties, which includes crimes together with punishments (contract law, criminal law, tort law, law of wills, etc.) responsibilities and civil rights within civil law. Procedural law on the other hand provides the mechanism through which the enforcement of the duties and rights would be realized. The procedural law therefore comprises of rules to be adhered to by a court while hearing and determining criminal as well as civil cases. This paper intends to analyze from the substantive law point of view of the unfolding events within the movie “The Accused” as...
Cross Cultural Management
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...accused asked the claimant for a meeting in a rest room within the company’s environs (Lopez 2009). The accused had raped a second teen... Cross cultural management Lawsuit: EEOC v. Taco Bell Corp. (W.D. Tenn. Aug. 27, 2009) Allegations This is a sexual harassment lawsuit, which the EEOC alleged Taco Bell corp., a restaurant dealing with Mexican foods, of subjecting two teenagers to sexual abuse in a region close to Memphis. The two teenagers then left for home after the events (Lopez 2009). On another occasion, in 22 April 2006, the middle-aged manager of the same restaurant attacked one of the claimants in a cooler where he was touching the breasts and the genitals of the victim. After the act, the...
The Right to Silence
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...accused, who believes on reasonable grounds that he is suspected of having committed a crime, can remain silent, during the trial. Such a person can refuse to supply information to the interrogating authority, with regard to the occurrence of the offence (Hocking and Manville 63). Moreover, he can refuse to divulge information about the identity of the participants in the crime. A second issue associated... ? of the of the of the The Right to Silence The right to silence enables a suspect to remain silent during interrogation by the police. It has been justified as protection from self – incrimination. Thus, remaining silent during the pre-trial stage, constitutes a special privilege, whereby an accused, ...
I want you to paraphrase the Human Rights Standards, i will write down in the description bow what i want you to write about.
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...accused in a criminal case. This implies that the prosecution must confirm beyond reasonable doubt that the accused had committed the unlawful act to warrant him or her criminal charges. Article 6 (2) of the European Convention on Human Rights stipulates that the criminal law must conform to the assumption that anyone charged with a criminal offense is innocent until the evidence confirms otherwise. In this regard, the jury, upon direction of a competent judge, must determine the unlawful acts and advice the bench accordingly. This is in order to avoid undermining the presumption... of innocence and to reinforce the prosecution’s case. Similarly, a trial judge’s direction to the jury is...
Witchcraft Trials
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...accused of being a witch would have ever received a fair trial. First of all, the Papal Bull issued by Innocent VIII had declared that the inquisitors appointed by the church for putting to trial and punishing persons accused as witches, had complete power to punish “the aforesaid persons for their said offences and crimes” (1484). It is clear from the above statement itself that no proof is demanded by the church in order to prove such people guilty. It is based on the “said offences” that the inquisitor could punish any... When one goes through the ideas presented by Innocent VIII (1484), Johannes Nider (1476) and in the excerpt from the Malleus Maleficarum (1486), it cannot be believed that anyone...
Murder and Manslaughter
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...accused state of mind as he commits the act determines if the crime would be murder or manslaughter. It also determines the different degrees of murder (Morris & Blom-Cooper, 2011). Murder Murder is killing with malice. It is important to note that malice is grouped into two categories that include express and implied malice. Express malice is found when the accused intended to kill while implied malice is when the accused intentionally committed a dangerous act which he knew very well will endanger... Murder and Manslaughter Murder and Manslaughter A commonly asked question is the difference between manslaughter and murder. The two processes have a similar result. It is important to note that an...
Industrial & Org Psychology: Essay Assignment
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...accused person was convicted of aggravated murder, and the court of the State of Alabama sentenced the 14 year old to life imprisonment without parole. Miller stating that the court was in violation of the Eighth and Fourteenth Amendments appealed the decision by the court. In other precedents decided by the Supreme Court, it was held that minors could not be imprisoned to death. Additionally, a minor cannot be imprisoned for life for a non-homicidal crime. These precedents were in the case of Graham V Florida and Roper v. Simmons. The decision by the court was held... Industrial and Organizational Psychology Affiliation Industrial and Organizational Psychology In the case of Miller V. Alabama ), the...
Critique A Piece of String
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...accused of doing something wrong. The story revolved around a man, Maitre Hauchecome, who was accused of stealing a wallet. One day, while walking towards the public square, Hauchecome saw a piece of string lying on the ground, which he picked up thinking it to be useful. When Hauchecome was preparing to roll it up, he saw Maitre Malandain, his rival, observing him. The story took a turn when the Mayor of town tavern called Hauchecome at his office for an inquiry. Hauchecome became worried and reached the mayor’s office... Your full full October 13, A Piece of String The theme of the story, A Piece of String, was based on the concept that a person cannot get the respect of people once he/she is accused...
Criminal law foundation
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...accused person the right to counsel. The 5th Amendment protects the accused against self-incrimination. Federal Courts must comply with all constitutional provisions listed in the Constitution. However, some state courts, the US Supreme court have adopted a selective basis to determine the due process of the criminal defendant while safeguarding the protected rights. Some of the protected rights include assistance of counsel, protection against self-incrimination, just and speedy trial... ? The 4th Amendment of the US constitution protects every individual from unreasonable search and seizure while the 5th Amendment provides that the due process of law must be fair. The sixth Amendment grants every...
Court case
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...accused misconduct. Upon review of the evidences, a true bill was issued by the Grand Jury. Accused was arrested on 6th August 2010 on charges of grand larceny committed on March 15th, June 18th and June 28th of the same year. On 12th October 2010 arraignment of the accused was held. A postponement was filed... The trial I observed is about a person charged with several offenses and sentenced to a long prison term which was reduced to a shorter one due to a plea bargain agreement. Needless to say, the victims were not pleased with the final verdict. It is their opinion that the justice was not served. On 3rd August 2010, evidence was submitted by the prosecution to the Grand Jury regarding the accuse...
Salem Witch Trials
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...accused of being witches? The accusations that led to the Salem Witch Trials, culminating into the hanging of several men and women in Salem originated from the strange and disorderly behaviors from a group of girls that included screaming alongside peculiar utterances while contorting themselves into strange positions, leading William Griggs, the village doctor, who validated his analysis by the direct name calling confessions in the cries by tormented young girls, to conclude that they, the girls, were indeed victims of witchcraft.1 2... Salem Witch Trials: The Dynamics of a Botched Justice Details: al Affiliation: Salem Witch Trials: The Dynamics of a Botched Justice 1. Why were both men and women a...
MIRANDA VS ARIZONA
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...accused and placed under custodial investigation must be assisted with the counsel of choice, otherwise, any confession or information obtained from the accused shall be considered inadmissible as evidence, as it was held that it was a fruit of a poisonous tree... ? MIRANDA V. ARIZONA Your School of Engineering, Social Sciences, etc Number and of Paper Abstract This is a summary of Miranda V. Arizona, one of the most important US case which has been influential in shaping the US Constitution. The fact, issues and the decision of the Supreme Court will be thoroughly discussed. The term “Miranda rights” played a major role in the American justice system as it laid down the principle that those who are...
Case Report
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...accused and placed under custodial investigation must be assisted with the counsel of choice, otherwise, any confession or information obtained from the accused shall be considered inadmissible as evidence, as it was held that it was a fruit of a poisonous tree... MIRANDA V. ARIZONA Your School of Engineering, Social Sciences, etc Number and of Paper Abstract This is a summary of Miranda V. Arizona, one of the most important US case which has been influential in shaping the US Constitution. The fact, issues and the decision of the Supreme Court will be thoroughly discussed. The term “Miranda rights” played a major role in the American justice system as it laid down the principle that those who are accuse...
Criminal justice process
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...accused witnesses, victims... ESSAY (CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSYTEM) The brief facts of this case are that George, 19, was arrested on suspicion of burglary of a warehouse, and taken to his local police station for questioning. He asked if he could make a telephone call, however the Inspector in charge of questioning refused his request. After 10 hours of questioning George (without a break), the Police decided to charge him with Burglary. Unaware about his legal rights George was extremely unhappy with the way he was treated at the Police Station. The law in England and Wales clearly lays down various rights and procedures to be followed for everyone involved in a crime and criminal investigation i.e. accused ...
Essay: "The Lady, Or The Tiger?"
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...accused a chance for fair trial where the arguments of the accused would be heard before the final judgment and punishment. Instead, the king had an amphitheater where the accused was given a chance to try their luck; not to be head and tried fairly (Stockton, par. 3). In fact, the modern notions of punishment and justice stipulate that it is better that ten guilty persons escape than one innocent suffer. In other words, the modern system of trial is based on the principle that no innocent person, at any cost, should be punished. Therefore... , there are lengthy trials before punishment and the accused is offered a chance to prove their side. In these days, the...
Court report
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...accused depending on the crime committed. It outlines the activities regarding the relationship among the persons present in the courtroom during trial. It further explores the rights of the accused before conviction. During a court process, members of the public follow court proceedings from a public gallery to ensure the legal process open and transparent. Before accessing the gallery, those in attendance undergo rigorous security checks to ensure safety during the court process. Upon arrival in the courtroom, I accessed a list of cases being... Court Report Court Report Legal s in the UK strive to deliver justice by convicting persons guilty of unlawful acts, resolving civil disputes in the...
School Law: Legal Issues with School Personnel
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...accused person does not contest the results. d) An ad hoc committee will be formed, if the accused person contests the findings of the preliminary inquiry by the principal. e) The individual accused... ? Legal Issues with School Personnel 9h, July PART RESPONSE TO THE JANITOR’S LETTER Spring Valley Middle School, 1566E Nowhere St Somewhere, SW 90375 9 July 2013 Mr. Joe Black The Lead Custodian Spring Valley Middle School 1566 E Nowhere St Somewhere, SW 90375 Dear Sir, Re: Response to the Allegations Letter Thank you for taking the initiative of bringing this important issue to my notice. Spring Valley Middle School aims at maintaining high standards, with regard to conduct of all its employees. Sexual...
Criminal justice process
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...accused witnesses, victims... ESSAY (CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSYTEM) The brief facts of this case are that George, 19, was arrested on suspicion of burglary of a warehouse, and taken tohis local police station for questioning. He asked if he could make a telephone call, however the Inspector in charge of questioning refused his request. After 10 hours of questioning George (without a break), the Police decided to charge him with Burglary. Unaware about his legal rights George was extremely unhappy with the way he was treated at the Police Station. The law in England and Wales clearly lays down various rights and procedures to be followed for everyone involved in a crime and criminal investigation i.e. accused...
United States v. Wade
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...accused, counsel was duly appointed to Wade in order to represent his legal interests. Two weeks after his arrest, Wade was placed in a line up with other similar looking men where the two employees who were present during the robbery positively identified Wade as one of the perpetrators. The witness identification procedure was undertaken by the FBI without considering the need of the accused to have legal counsel present. During the trial, Wade's legal counsel tried to get an acquittal for their client based upon their belief that the Fifth... ?United s v. Wade A bank robbery on September 21, 1964 in Eustace, Texas led to the arrest of Billy Joe Wade and two others. As per the Miranda Rights of the...
What do they have in common
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...accused of terrorism. An American with Afghan origin, Najibullah Zazi, 25 admitted his guilt in the intention to commit a terrorist act in the New York’s underground. He also recognized his connection with Al Qaeda. Besides, the unsuccessful terrorist is accused in the intention to use the weapon of mass destruction on the US territory (Brittain, 2001). Aafia Siddiqui is Pakistani scientist-neurobiologist. A woman and her family were accused in the intention to destroy America after she disappeared in 2003 and was caught in 2008. A woman was reported to shoot the crime investigators... What do they have in common? Najibullah Zazi, Aafia Siddiqui and Abdul Malek are the individuals who were engaged and...
Miranda v. Arizona 384 U.S. 436 (1966)
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...accused of within a grueling 2 hour interrogation process that was undertaken without any counsel present to advise Miranda of his rights. During his arrest, the police neglected to inform him of his right to self incrimination as well as his Sixth Amendment right to have free counsel assigned to represent him during his questioning. Being of little education and with a history of mental instability, Miranda found himself declared by the court as guilty of the crimes he confessed to and facing a 20-39 year prison sentence. His counsel appealed the case... ?Miranda v. Arizona In 1963, Ernesto Miranda was arrested and charged with rape, kidnapping and robbery. He confessed to all the crimes he was accused...
Consider the extent to which burden of proofs conflict with the presumption of innocence in English Law.
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...accused gets in most modern countries of the world. Hence, until the persecution can gather further evidence to prove that the accused is guilty, the accused will be deemed as innocent. The prosecution on the other hand has a job which directly conflicts with the ‘Presumption of innocence... The paper discusses the connection between the Burden of Proof and the Presumption of Innocence in English Law. The frequent clash and disagreement between the two legal obligations are elaborated in this paper as well. English Law Basically, the legal system of Wales and England is called the English Law and presently it is the common law in most Commonwealth countries and the US. During the time when the British ...
Applying the Doctrines of Entrapment and Outrageous Government Conduct
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...accused to due process on the other, is the central dilemma that undergirds the debate. Fortunately, there are cases where the facts are of such clarity that it is not difficult to come up with a ruling that can be justified by both jurisprudence... and the principles of the Constitution. It is respectfully submitted that this case is one of them. Based on the facts of the case, there is enough legal basis to rule in favor of the accused and grant his acquittal on the basis of the defense of “outrageous government conduct.” Outrageous government conduct The notion that behavior of state agents that “shocks the conscience” could constitute a violation of the right to due...
Criminal law
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...Accused citizens of crimes generally go into trial before any decision is executed within the grounds of the result. The prosecution process involved during trial differs on the nature of the courts – federal or state courts. Federal Prosecution Process. The accused in federal prosecution process will undergo a series of crucial steps. The process begins with a grand jury proceeding and closes one of numerous ways. There are instances that an arrangement with federal prosecutors is attained through agreement. Cases are naturally different, but the procedure of trial of a criminal case through the federal court system usually takes place with the following: 1) Grand... Prosecution: Federal and Courts...
CRIMINAL LAW : "A particularly troublesome issue for the courts [in relation to provocation] has been whether the reasonable person should be endowed with any c
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...accused may be sentenced to five to seven years of imprisonment rather than mandatory life imprisonment, which is a considerable reduction on the sentence for homicide. The test for provocation by the jury involves making a determination as to whether the accused killed while under a state of reduced self control. In arriving at a determination of the gravity of the provocation that caused the criminal act, the jury is required to make reference to the personal... characteristics and situation of the accused, which includes age, sex, race, ethnicity, personal attributes and relationships, physical features and past history2. In making a determination as to whether or not...
Thoughts 2
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...accused person tends to have certain rights, and the right to be treated as a human with the appropriate extension of all the salient human rights tends to be the paramount legal right. Hence, it is imperative for the law and order machinery to look to it that no accused is forcibly and illegally coerced to make a statement or extend a statement that goes against one in the court of law. Forcing an accused to depose... ? Thoughts 2 of the History and Political Science of the Concerned July 19, Thoughts 2 I certainly agree with theparagraph. The United States of America is a civilized society and in any civilized society, the low affiliates to a due process. Besides, in the law and order system, an...
International Crime Witness
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...accused and Defendants during Criminal Proceeding It is believed that different countries have diverse approach towards dealing with accused and defendants during trial proceedings. Accused of a particular crime might not be regarded as a criminal since he/she has not been proved with the charges. Thus, there are certain rights of the accused that court of law of any nations must need to respect and comply with. However, these rights and their practices differ amid the legal systems of the UK and the US, in the manner criminal accused are treated accordingly. In the US, fourth, fifth and the sixth amendment related... to exclusionary rule provides certain key rights for the criminal...
Salem Witch Trials
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...accusations made by two young girls, but the main causes of Salem Witch Trials are quite doubtful in nature. Certain individuals believe that religious and political issues played a major role in causing the trials. The main reasons that caused the trials to take place are associated with the strange behaviors exhibited by Betty Parris and her cousin. These two young girls accused that Tituba an Indian slave and two other white females for practicing witchcraft and making the girls behave in strange manner... ?Salem Witch Trials Salem Witch Trials Causes During the 17th century the hysterical event of Salem Witch Trial occurred. On the surface, it may seem that these trials took place just because of...
Civil Liberties
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...accused person cannot be forced to testify against himself in a court of law by the government. This amendment has a clause that also prohibits the government from engaging in confiscation of property... ? Civil Liberties Civil Liberties The various amendments to the United s Constitution have an impact on the prosecution of offenders in the United States criminal justice system. Under the fourth amendment, all the United States citizens are protected against intrusion into their private property. All citizens have the freedom to be exempted from unreasonable involvement in their private affairs through such actions as search, as well as arrests that may be conducted by the police. The impact of the...
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...accused’s right to numerous counsels. The section states that the accused has the right of being represented at court-martial by a meticulous military defense counsel, which is provided at no cost to the accused. The defendant also has the right to appeal, by name, a different military lawyer. The court-martial is designed to try criminal cases though it should thoroughly inquire on both sides of the problem. There are various procedures in which the court martial deals with cases especially those... The right to Counsel in the Military Introduction The right to counsel for Courts-Martial is d in the statute governing right to counsel (Section 838(b) of Title 10, US code). This section defines the...
Miranda v. Arizona -what was the out come of the case and why i chose to report on it.
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...accused up on them, but not really committed by them. According to the judgment made in this case by US supreme Court, both the evidences which establish the crime (inculpatory evidence) and the evidences against the crime or favorable to the accused (excupatory evidence), collected from the accused is valid in the court only if the accused was made aware of his rights... Miranda v. Arizona Miranda v. Arizona was the landmark criminal case which helped people to recognize their rights when they are in police custody. During interrogation, police tortured many of the innocent people to accept the crime and in order to avoid police torturing, many of the innocent people accepted the crime which was...
Miranda v. Arizona -what was the out come of the case and why i chose to report on it.
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...accused up on them, but not really committed by them. According to the judgment made in this case by US supreme Court, both the evidences which establish the crime (inculpatory evidence) and the evidences against the crime or favorable to the accused (excupatory evidence), collected from the accused is valid in the court only if the accused was made aware of his rights... Miranda v. Arizona Miranda v. Arizona was the landmark criminal case which helped people to recognize their rights when they are in police custody. During interrogation, police tortured many of the innocent people to accept the crime and in order to avoid police torturing, many of the innocent people accepted the crime which was...
12 angry men
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...accused of murder. The movie depicts the jury as the core and integral part of the criminal justice system. In the movie, one of the jurors is of a dissenting opinion and passionately attempt to free the accused. He does this by successfully convincing the other 11 members of the jury to buy his idea of “burden of proof” concerning the evidence presented against the accused. The defendant is accused of having murdered his vicious father. When the case reaches the jury, the majority of the 12-member jury has no doubt that the accused committed the murder. It is only juror no. 8, who offers... 12 Angry Men The movie “12 Angry Men” is an archetypal courtroom movie featuring twelve jurors and a defendant,...
The Response
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...accusation arises and there is a lack of substantial, verifiable evidence, making decision based on truths and moral laws could be extremely difficult. This difficulty is presented in the decision-making of the Judge Advocates General regarding a prisoner if he is supposed to be considered an “enemy combatant” or not. In the movie The Response, there are valid arguments that need to be considered. For instance, the judges questioned the legality of the hearing that took place because they are basing their accusations from the reports of an unverified informant against the detainee. The prisoner’s argument that he cannot provide any more information about himself... Full Deciding on The Response When an...
Felony Criminal Charge Procedure
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...accused of causing harm or destruction to the general society through one or more of his actions. They usually take two forms either misdemeanour or felony charges (McCord, McCord, & Bailey, 2012). A misdemeanour is a less serious case and thus magistrate judges handle it. Often it is punishable by a fine of less than one year... Felony Criminal Charge Procedure Introduction Criminal justice procedures are crucial in any modest society, as they serve to instil sanity and lawful coexistence among people (Champion, 1988). However, because of the varying nature of the legislation available in different societies the course that criminal justice procedures take tend varying from state to state depending on...
The Prosecution of Socrates
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...accused of not believing in the Olympian gods that the city believed in (24). The name of the person who had indicted Socrates is Meletus, a young... no. The prosecution of Socrates Socrates was a great Athenian thinker who lived approximately in the 5th century B.C. Socrates used to engage in conversations with young and old people alike in the assembly, whereby he shared with them his wisdom or “ignorance”. Due to his constant criticism of the political and pious life of the Athenians, Socrates was put to trial and then executed in 399 B.C. One of the reasons put forward for the execution of Socrates was that he had corrupted the youth into being high headed and disobedient. Secondly, Socrates was...
Sixth Amendment
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...accused appears before a judge in less than 24 hours. The judiciary then cross-examines the situation to set the date for the case. The government initiates the process by filing a case against a person. Thereafter, the court summons the person for a hearing. According to Smith (2008), the person has the right to defend himself from accusation before trial. At the courts, the person comes face to face with his accuser. After trail, the jury makes the verdict upon which the guilty persons have the right to appeal according to the sixth... Sixth Amendment Sixth Amendment The sixth amendment ensures that a person has the right to fair trial within the shortest time possible. In the pre-trial process, the...
The courts decisions over the last thwenty five years or so reveal a remarkably confusing approach to the purpose of cross-examination under s1(f)(ii)Criminal E
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...accused is fully in the discretion of the judges.3 Some jurors disallow hearing of evidence of the character of the accused on the pretext that it is irrelevant to the case. According to Elliott... Court decisions THE COURT DECISIONS OVER THE LAST 25 YEARS OR SO REVEAL A REMARKABLY CONFUSING APPROACH TO THE PURPOSE OF CROSS EXAMINATION UNDER S1 (f) (ii) CRIMINAL EVIDENCE ACT 1898 Cross examination is defined as “the examination by the adverse party of a witness at the conclusion of the direct examination of such witness”.1 Its purposes are to test the witness’ accuracy and truthfulness and freedom from bias and interest as well as to elicit from him all such impor...
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...accused for him/her to understand the real charge against him. But he/she would not be expected to enter into any plea. (b... A Time to Kill: Exploring the possibility of this case being heard in an English court A brief summary of the movie (case) Two white racists raped a 10-year-old African-American girl. Her father sensed that they might be acquitted from the trial set up to punish them because of deep-seated racism in the Mississippi of those days. He decided to do justice to the case himself by shooting the two culprits dead, and slightly injuring a Deputy. The father of the girl was to be charged for murder but defended by his lawyer. Which English Court can hear this case? Thi...
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