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NCJ Number: 75804 Find in a Library
Title: Ladies and Gentlemen of the Jury
Corporate Author: National Retired Teachers Assoc
United States of America
Date Published: 1980
Sponsoring Agency: National Retired Teachers Assoc
Washington, DC 20006
Sale Source: National Retired Teachers Assoc
1909 K Street, NW
Washington, DC 20006
United States of America
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This program explains what is involved in serving on a jury.
Abstract: The selection and types of juries are described, as is the preliminary examination of prospective jurors (voir dire). A section on the duties of jurors and on trial procedures explains opening statements, cross examinations, the presentation of evidence, and summations. Redirect examinations and the purposes of the judge's instructions are also covered. Finally, the jurors' activities during deliberation are considered. In addition to the cassette recording and slides, the program includes information on equipment needed, tips on projector operation, a moderator's discussion guide, and a typed script. The presentation is suitable for a general audience.
Index Term(s): Audiovisual aids; Juries; Training equipment; Trial procedures
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