A police officer was placed on the left side of the defendant to guard the public and those present in the court. At the video link court the representative of the prosecution was on the left and the defence was on the right side. I definitely thought the assignment was worthwhile and I will probably go sit into more proceedings in the future. The sheriff asked the defendant to step out of the car and asked if he could search the car. The Magistrate sat on the top seat without juries and decided all questions of laws and facts. Introduction In the Australian legal justice system, with the increasing demand to expand summary jurisdiction, there has been a controversial issue as to which process is more appropriate to deliver justice to public as well as litigants; efficiency process or due process.
However it is relevant because it shows that the plaintiff is acting against the interest of the company. In selective indictable criminal matters, or when the offender is held in custody, they are required to partake in the hearing in the open dock on the far left of the court. One thing that threw me off about the court recorder was the fact that she was speaking into this device that look like a side of a large headphone. The security guards directed me to Court 3 the only court in session at the time. Chism was acting for the interest of the company; instead it continued to show a pattern that he was at the stake of himself.
This was noted for example. Jury: 14 members 8 female 2 black 10am Came into court and only the defendant and his attorneys where in court with 2 sheriffs deputies and Rosenburg was on his computer playing solitary while his co chair is talking about playing card games in college and some other random things while the client is just sitting there. Stewart has three children, ages 12, 15, and 17, but does not have custody of them for the past seven months because of a family court order. The people whom I encountered that worked in the building were approachable and very forthcoming with information. You need to go through security check, and then you are inside. I could feel the intensiveness of the victims because their future rode in the judges hands. They age ranging from 35-45 years old.
We are your best solution for you. Before I went in, I knew that I wanted to buy something but I did not know if I was going to find something. The various power relationships and sense of hierarchy in addition to the status and authority among the different individuals are also extremely pertinent to this assignment, as the dissection of such interactions and relationships may implicate certain socially…. He decides when things happen and for how long. On November 8th 2012, Ma was caught boarding the sky strain at Broadway Station without purchasing a ticket. The judge is important part of that. The house is located on the 3rd floor of an apartment building; the home was decorated well with pictures of the family lining the living room wall.
Evidence is insufficient that john daniels observed any visible intoxication. She then stressed that the officer, by his statements, seemed to believe that a set time period for a stop is required though no such set time length is actually provided for in the law. The student observes children to gain practice and understanding in child development. The physical organization of the courtroom was highly unusual compared to most everyday settings. There is a divider between where the public sits with those involved with the legal proceedings.
He was at a party where he was intoxicated underage and was involved with the female victim. I was curious on the matter and looked up some other cases and it looked like juries have consisted of 14 jurors depending on the type of criminal case. A docket is defined as a calendar of cases awaiting action in a court. Everyone in the court is expected to show their subjection to the Court by standing as the Judge enters and until he sits down. For the most part, the only indictable offence observed appropriated a highly apprehensive atmosphere due to the seriousness of the allegations made as well as the existence of legal representation, which formalised proceedings to a great extent. The charge was driving I was unaware that the law does not require drivers to stop for a predetermined length of time. Judge was polite and friendly to the parties.
It replaced the courts of quarter sessions and assizes in accordance with the Courts Act 1971, and forms part of the Supreme Court. You may not attend any other type of court ie. He was accused of pushing and assaulting the female victim, giving her a cut on the left breast and bruises on each of her arms. The trial is before a bench of magistrates, supported by a legally qualified Court Clerk. I was very surprised to find out that being a simple member of the public is sufficient and entitles everyone to enter a court room and join a trial.
The judge asked the defendant if he was satisfied with the lawyers work and if he wanted a jury present. After the questions subsided the solicitor read the case to the court. I thought court recorder had the little type writers to take down what they needed during court hearing. Even if either one of these defenses lead to a verdict of guilty, the sentencing court may consider it a mitigating factor. This makes me feel anxious and my pulse is racing. This changed the atmosphere within the courts significantly by inciting nervousness of parties involved, especially the defendant, due to the knowledge that their case was being conducted publicly, with the proceedings being meticulously recorded.