Wednesday, February 11, 2009

Chapter 8 Worksheet Pages 217-224 – The Defense Attorney: Image and Reality

CRIMINAL JUSTICE – INTRODUCTION

PCCUA –CJI 113 | JAMES F. VALLEY, INSTRUCTOR

STUDENT NAME: _________________________ DATE: ____________________

CHAPTER 8 WORKSHEET – PAGES 217-224 – THE DEFENSE ATTORNEY: IMAGE AND REALITY

  1. Who is the defense attorney?
  2. What are/were Johnnie Cochran and Robert Shapiro?
  3. Under the American system of criminal justice, defendants are supposedly what?


     

  4. Are the educational requirements for judges, prosecutors and defense attorneys the same?
  5. Defense attorneys regard themselves as defending their clients but equally or more important what other principle or principles are they defending?


  6. What must defense attorneys have in order to be effective?


  7. To become a lawyer, what must a person do?
  8. How much money do state and federal judges make?
  9. Who answers the question "What will happen next?" for family members of defendants?
  10. What are the requisites of an effective defense?
  11. If the defense attorney's basic duty is not to save criminals, then what is his/her basic duty or duties?
  12. Define indigent defendants.
  13. Name and define the three (3) main ways of providing counsel to indigent defendants.
  14. Which system is used in Arkansas?
  15. Is it true that "You get what you pay for," meaning public defenders do not perform as well as privately paid defense attorneys?

What are the requirements that must be met if a defendant is to receive effective counsel?

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