JUS 325 Module 8 Benchmark-Criminal Trial Essay – Final Draft


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JUS 325 Module 8 Benchmark-Criminal Trial Essay – Final Draft

From instructor feedback, revise your first draft of the Criminal Trial Essay Outline and Annotated Bibliography.Write an essay of 1,250-1,500 words in which you describe the procedural steps in a criminal trial. Address the following:

  1. How does one determine whether or not they have standing to appear in criminal court? Once standing …how does the court administer pre-trial management procedures such as noticeright to counsel, and whether to terminate the proceedings? Why are these procedures required for the administration of Justice? (comp. 4.1)
  2. Explain what happens during each step of a trial, including the purpose each step serves. These steps should include, at a minimum, the following: opening statements, direct examination, cross-examination, jury instructions, jury deliberations, rendering a verdict, and sentencing.
  3. Analyze and discuss what possible appellate procedures are in place for a criminal defendant. Explain when an appeal may be a viable option, and when it may not.JUS 325 Module 8 Benchmark
JUS 325 Module 8 Benchmark