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NCJ Number: 51761 Find in a Library
Title: LAW AND THE JUDGE (PART OF YOUTH AND THE LAW, 1977 - SEE NCJ-51758)
Author(s): ANON
Date Published: 1977
Sponsoring Agency: Barr Films
Pasadena, CA 91107
Not Available Through National Institute of Justice/NCJRS Document Loan Program
Rockville, MD 20849
Sale Source: Not Available Through National Institute of Justice/NCJRS Document Loan Program
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America

Barr Films
3490 East Foothill Blvd
P O Box 5667
Pasadena, CA 91107
United States of America
Type: Report (Study/Research)
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: DESIGNED FOR A TEENAGE AUDIENCE, THIS FILM STRIP AND AUDIOCASSETTE DETAILS A TYPICAL DAY IN THE LIFE OF A SUPERIOR COURT JUDGE.
Abstract: ARGUING THAT DESPITE CROWDED COURT CALENDARS, JUDGES MUST GIVE THOUGHTFUL CONSIDERATION TO EACH CASE BROUGHT BEFORE THEM, THE FILM STRIP ILLUSTRATES THE JUDGE'S HANDLING OF SEARCH WARRANT APPLICATIONS, MATTERS RELATING TO COURT ADMINISTRATION, A SHOPLIFTING CASE, A TRIAL ON ASSAULT CHARGES, A SENTENCING HEARING, AND FINALLY, JURY SELECTION AND INSTRUCTION. A JUDGE'S DUTIES ARE EXAMINED, ALONG WITH JUDICIAL SELECTION AND A VARIETY OF COURT-RELATED TERMS, INCLUDING WARRANT, COURT CALENDAR, PRETRIAL MOTION, INVASION OF PRIVACY, AFFADAVIT, PRESENTENCE REPORT, VOIR DIRE, JURY POOL, AND CIVIL LAW. (KBL)
Index Term(s): Audiovisual aids; Case studies; Court management; High school education; Judges; Search warrants; Sentencing/Sanctions; Trial procedures
Note: *This document is currently unavailable from NCJRS. 15 MINUTES, COLOR FILMSTRIP, AUDIOCASSETTE, 1977
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