Monday, November 17, 2014

Criminal law questions and answers

Do Jurors have the right to judge the law as well as the facts in a case?
They sure do. When the U. S. Constitution recognizes the right to the trial by jury, it provides the common law trial by jury. This applies to both criminal law and to civil law suits 'according to the rules of the common law'.

Mass Murder Conspiracy? World Wide?
In the criminal law, a conspiracy is an agreement between two or more natural persons to break the law at some time in the future, and, in some cases, with at least one overt act in furtherance of that agreement. There is no limit on the number participating in the conspiracy and, in most.

Put it in the context of criminal law.?
The elements of a stalking crime requires (1) several acts (2) threats (3) specific intent and more. Planning may be easy, but it takes someone with their mental faculties intact. If a person accused of stalking raises the defense of insanity, it means that he/she admits to the crime, but says.

Testimonies in criminal law?
Do testimonies of witnesses to testify in court need to be presented in pre-trial proceedings to the defense and/or the prosecution? Yes. Its called 'Brady' material. See Brady v. Maryland, 373 U. S. 83 (1963). Brady Material consists of: 1 . Exculpatory evidence. 2 . Evidence that goes to either proof of guilt or imposition of punishment. 3..

'Unjust law is not law'?
Does a law need to be just, what is the definition of just, fair, justice or moral? In today world, lot of law is created to facilitate economic growth, to suit political purpose such as what the party promise the people even criminal law can be use to achieve party aim. Lot of judges.

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