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NCJ Number: 78028 Find in a Library
Title: Your Day in Court - The Appellate System
Author(s): W SollnerCurtis D
Corporate Author: Douglas Curtis and Associates
United States of America
Project Director: D Curtis
Date Published: Unknown
Format: Film
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This public interest film describes the functions of the appellate court system through an examination of Missouri's courts.
Abstract: Actual courtroom scenes in the State's appellate and supreme courts are depicted to illustrate the courts' functions and the judges' and attorneys' roles. The film notes that appellate court judges must carefully examine all aspects of a case and that they are appraised according to how many times their decisions are overturned on appeal.
Index Term(s): Appeal procedures; Appellate courts; Films; Missouri
Note: *This document is currently unavailable from NCJRS. This is a 16mm color film. It is 15 minutes in length.
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