Chapter 2 S2

  1. At a scheduled time the accused is called into court for an _____ in which he is informed of the charges and asked to plead
  2. A __ is an accused’s response in court to he indicted or information.
  3. In a _____ the defendant agrees to plead guilty to an offense in exchange for a lower charge.
    plea bargain
  4. Types of pleas
    • No contest (nolo conterdere)
    • Guilty or
    • not guilty
  5. A _____ is a group of prospective jurors assembled according to procedures established by state law.
  6. A ____ _____ is a dismissal of a juror for reasons that do not need to be stated
    preemptory challenge
  7. The prosecutor’s ____  _____  acquaints the jury with the nature of the charge and describes the evidence that will be presented.
    opening statement
  8. _____ are limited to evidence or issues brought out during the trial.
    Closing arguments
  9. A ____ is a request made orally or in writing asking the judge for a legal ruling.
  10. Three types of motions
    • –Motion for acquittal
    • -Motion for directed verdict
    • - Motion for a mistrial
  11. A ____ _____ must instruct the jury properly on all general principles of law and issues raised by the evidence.
    trail judge
  12. Jury______ are conducted in secret.
  13. A jury or judge’s verdict is the pronouncement of ____ or ____ ____
    guilty or not guilty
  14. ______ is the formal pronouncement of judgment by the court or judge on the defendant after conviction in a criminal prosecution.
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Chapter 2 S2
chapter 2