Essays Tagged: "criminal court"

OJ and why he was guilty

charged with double homicide.O.J. pled innocent to murder chargers against him and went to trial in criminal court. The trial lasted a year, and caused worldwide media excitement.There was so much evi ... er against the Browns and the Goldmans for "wrongful death." The same evidence that was used in the criminal case is being presented much more effectively in the civil case, and it's expected the he w ...

(2 pages) 58 0 2.8 Dec/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Black Awareness & Racism

"Fermat's Last Therom"

in history, but he was not a mathematician. He was a lawyer who served at the highest level of the criminal court in Toulouse ( Mahoney 3). Yet this amateur came up with an equation that stumped math ... nnor 1). He climbed all the way to the top in 1652 when he was promoted to the highest level of the criminal court. The next year though, he came downHall 2with the plague and was wrongfully reported ...

(5 pages) 75 0 4.7 Apr/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Mathematics

Koori Courts - should they be trailed and Raised in Australia

In the last year alone, more than eight percent of the Indigenous residents become visible in a criminal court, four times more often than the rest of the society. Almost sixteen percent of all Ab ... Australia. If the indigenous nation can dispute the statement that they are being misrepresented in criminal integrity and that they are receiving discrimination within our justice system then race is ...

(4 pages) 32 0 4.6 May/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights

A) To what extent are judges in the Court of Appeal and House of Lords free to depart from previous decisions and practice? By Sarah James

will be discussed in this essay. Firstly though, this essay will discuss and evaluate the civil and criminal court systems and the hierarchy of the courts. It will then go on to critically assess the ... and obligations. Civil wrongs include such things as breach of contract, breach of trust or a tort. Criminal courts exist to determine whether defendants have broken the criminal law. The defendant ma ...

(8 pages) 65 1 3.8 Nov/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

The gradual transfer of legislative power from the imperial government to the colonies, States and the Commonwealth

se instruments established a royal prerogative court of civil jurisdiction and a statutory court of criminal jurisdiction. The criminal court first sat on 11 February 1788, and the civil court sat wit ...

(10 pages) 38 0 0.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Judges and jurists have great faith in the accuracy of eyewitness testimony. Psychologists, however, would have us believe eyewitnesses have little to offer the Criminal Justice System. Discuss.

INTRODUCTIONIt has been found that when an eyewitness testimony is provided as evidence in a criminal court case, it is more likely to result in a conviction (Visher, 1987), in fact, 77,000 peo ... ygood, 1992).The legal system has long used eyewitness testimonies for developing leads, convicting criminals and exonerating the innocent, yet even honest and well-meaning witnesses can make errors. ...

(10 pages) 110 4 4.8 Apr/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Preventing Crime amongst Youth

ware of their existence and how to work them. The Canadian justice system is also far from perfect. Criminal trials are not always the best way to protect the public and prevent crime. Extrajudicial m ... public and prevent crime. Extrajudicial measures and sanctions serve as a great alternative to the criminal court and are overall a beneficial part of the Canadian justice system. It is especially tr ...

(3 pages) 24 0 0.0 Dec/2006

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

The Constitution

h amendment is the first to be examined. It deals with cruel and unusual treatment toward potential criminals. Criminal court procedures are at an all time slow and speedy trials are a thing of the pa ... good enough in today's racist environment.Amendment 6 has been shoved under the rug in resent times.Criminals can expect to spend at least a week in the county jail before a trial date. Even petty cri ...

(2 pages) 30 0 5.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Juvenile Delinquency

ks more like an office than a courtroom. What I mean is that I didn’t feel as uncomfortable in criminal court as I did in juvenile court.It was raining out the day was cold and I just looked at t ...

(5 pages) 23 0 0.0 Mar/2008

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Cases

Law of Evidence

After over 100 years the provisions of the Criminal Evidence Act 1898 relating to the cross examination of the accused are set to be fundamenta ... undamentally reconsidered. Three key reports have recommended such action. Lord Justice Auld in the Criminal Court Review, the Government in "The Way Ahead" policy paper and the Law Commission in thei ... in "The Way Ahead" policy paper and the Law Commission in their report Evidence of Bad Character in Criminal Proceedings have all outlined solutions to solve the problems that allow the current rules ...

(8 pages) 37 0 5.0 Mar/2009

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

Visit to Court - Court Report

tion of Court Experience9Reference ListIntroduction:This is a report describing an observation of a criminal court proceeding that I attended at Brisbane District Court, Queensland. In this report I w ... y experience in court outlining the relevant concepts discussed in class 1012CCJ Police, Courts and Criminal Law.Court Details:Name of Court Visited: District Court BrisbaneCourt Located: 363 George S ...

(7 pages) 99 0 0.0 Oct/2009

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Should Juveniles be Tried as Adults?

ed. Yet, on occasion, when they commit a crime, they can be eligible to be tried as an adult in the criminal justice system. How can we charge a juvenile as an adult when we establish an age limit for ... eard on custody battles, child support payments, and misdemeanors committed by juveniles. Adult, or criminal, court is where adults are tried for crimes committed. Juvenile offenders can be tried in b ...

(8 pages) 65 0 0.0 Nov/2009

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

Article Critique: Judging Judges - Critique based upon the conceptual article by Geoffrey P. Miller titled; ‘Bad Judges’ (2004), Texas Law Review, 83(2), 431-487.

person's life. In civil court, judges have the power to place a value on a lawsuit. In many states, criminal court judges have the power to sentence people to lengthy prison terms or even to death. Th ...

(4 pages) 7 0 0.0 Jun/2012

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

Court history and Purpose

URPOSE � PAGE \* Arabic �2� Court History and PurposeCJA/224 - Introduction to Criminal Court System�Court History and PurposeCourts are a critical part of the criminal jus ... basic structure.Court and its PurposeIt is essential to maintain separate systems when dealing with criminal cases. These individual systems include the police, the courts, and the corrections. Depend ...

(5 pages) 2 0 0.0 Jul/2013

Subjects: Law & Government Essays