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Courtroom Participant Matrix January 20, 2013 CJA/491 Survey of Criminal Court System Leesa McNeil
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Courtroom Participant Matrix
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| Ethical Duties
| Selection Method
| Is to see that both sides follow the laws, rules, and procedures that ensure a fair trial.
| Controls the evidence that will be heard in the courtroom.
| Uphold the integrity and independence of the judiciary, avoid impropriety and the appearance of impropriety, be impartial and diligent.
| Appointed by the President of the United States
| Deciding whether to bring criminal charges against a suspect and what charges.
| Proving the charge beyond a reasonable doubt.
| Ensure that innocent persons are not unfairly charged and that the evidence against a suspect is sufficient to support a specific charge. The finding of guilt or innocence either by trial or plea negotiation, as well as in the post-trial phase, which includes sentencing, appeals, and parole.
| Appointed by the government.
| Defense Attorney
| Raise a reasonable doubt in just one juror’s mind.
| Providing a vigorous and competent defense for their clients.
| Should not offer services that they are not qualified, discriminate in any way, use deception, and engage in inappropriate relationships which would present a conflict of interest.
| Hired and paid by defendant.
| Is to have a crime committed against him or her resulting in lost of property, damage to property or person.
| To tell the police and the prosecution everything that he or she knows from the incident.
| To tell the truth on the stand.
| When a crime is committed against them and they or someone else reports the crime committed against them.
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