Study Cards on court, police, jury
- Could be found in a tourist brochure
- Strange looking helmet
- No gun
- A bobby is the word for a typical British policeman.
- His 'beat' is his particular neighboorhood to patrol
- Police ánd crime became motorized.
- Individual police officers stopped being the familiar faces they once were.
- counterculture: demonstrations of young people who saw the police as a symbol of everything they disliked.
- Police officers got nicnames: 'fuzz', 'cops', 'pigs'
miscarriages of justice: in Dutch: rechterlijke dwaling
Scotland: A jury hears the evidence in serious criminal cases and some civil hearings. In criminal cases, the jury is made up of 15 members of the public chosen at random from the electoral register.
Also scotland has three verdicts: conviction (guilty) and two acquittal (not proven and not guilty)
A barrister is a specialist legal adviser and represents individuals and organisations in courts and tribunals and through written legal advice . Barristers are hired by solicitors to represent a case in Court and only become involved once advocacy before a court is needed.
A sollicter deals with the public he cannot present in the higer court. (divorces, wills etc) every day things
Barrister handle the crown court, concentrate on specific laws. Work directly with clients.
Defendant: The party against whom a claim is brought in a criminal court case. (the person accused of a crime)
Verdict: The dicision of the court.
Sentence: the punishment
Probation: when you drink and drive they give you probation, if they catch you drinking and driving you’ll get your punishment.
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