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