By Susan Kuklin
Reading Story of a Trial is like at the same time staring at a court docket case on television and listening to the internal suggestions of the participants.
"This case goes to take you on a trip into an underground world."—Prosecutor Leemie Kahng
"The burden of evidence is often at the prosecution."—Defense legal professional Glen Garber
Over one 3rd of highschool scholars do not know simple civics. here's an exhilarating approach to train them America's approach of justice. Susan Kuklin, whose nonfiction books for younger readers have gained many awards, supplies readers the interior tale of a dynamic modern court docket case and makes use of unique interviews with the entire contributors to give an explanation for what occurred.
Kuklin had unheard of entry to the prosecution, the security, the pass judgement on, or even, after the case, the jury in a dramatic case regarding a kidnapping ring in New York's Chinatown. First, the prosecution describes a plot within which tough males attempt to benefit from defenseless...
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I didn’t say he was one of the kidnappers.
My family member begged them, “Please. We cannot gather twenty thousand dollars. ” They did lower the amount to fifteen thousand. My family gave the money to the people in China. After I was released, I called my family. ” Until a document or a photograph is received in evidence, the jury cannot look at it. Remember, the trial’s purpose is not only to determine whether the defendant is guilty beyond a reasonable doubt, but also to make sure this determination satisfies other purposes of the trial, including that the government has properly obtained evidence.
Mr. Wang appears less nervous. Mr. Wang explains that after his first beating, “Sonny Chen lay on the bed and I was handcuffed to the bar. I chatted with him. ” shouts Glenn, anticipating Leemie’s future questions. Glenn supposes that Leemie is trying to get the witness to repeat what somebody else has said about the defendant. That is hearsay and not admissible. HEARSAY EVIDENCE: The witness cannot repeat conversations that he or she heard about from a third party, with certain exceptions. “Can we go to the side, please,” the judge says.