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    commitment to religion were the only influences society built their trust in when it came to adopting normative behaviors and determining justice within a controlled society. Unfortunately, those influences are a thing of the past. The most powerful influence in our society today, is the news media. News media have dominated the ability to Impact our daily lives and now has the power to influence judicial outcomes in the courtroom. This paper will examine the relationship between, the news media reporting on high profile criminal cases and the negative influence they have on society’s thoughts of justice in the courtroom. Innocent until proven guilty has been the basic law that all courts follow in the courtroom (Mastroianni, 2012). That idea has become unrealistic now that the news media has such a major influence on opinions in the courtroom, causing court cases to become more complex than necessary (Mastroianni, 2012). All members in the courtroom serve different purposes and have different duties. The interest of the judge is to maintain order and privacy during courtroom proceedings (Kent, 2016). Judges are also aggressively involved…

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    I observed two criminal courtrooms, one on Monday, March 9h and the other on Wednesday, March 11th of 2015. The courtrooms that I visited are both parts of the Fayette County Court, located close to my home. On Monday the 9th the courtroom I visited was a Superior Court room with Judge Fletcher Sams and on Wednesday the 11th I visited a State Court with Judge Jason Thompson. Observing Superior Court was very interesting. I observed a child molestation case, which plead to a lesser offense.…

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    As a criminal justice, major, I have taken on an American Criminal Courts Class. That is helping me to go more in-depth about the subject. With taking this class, I had the opportunity of going into an actual courthouse to do this assignment. I chose to go to the Chatham County Courthouse in Savannah, Georgia when I went home for Thanksgiving. On my adventure, there I learned a lot of new things. For example, the way they actors and actresses portray how it 's done is different than the way the…

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    I visited the New York County Civil Court. I heard five misdemeanors cases in those ninety minutes I was in there. The courtroom was filled with different type of employees. There was the Judge,the security and the lawyers. There were also police officers bringing in the people who were in custody. They will make sure is them and they would call them up and take a picture of their eyes. They made sure it got cleared and after that the person in custody could speak with their lawyer. There was…

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    the court room the entire time. They would come and go as their cases were called, they would also step out to convene with their clients. The presiding judge was Cara D. Hutson, the bailiff was Deputy Vasquez, and for most of the cases I observed, Deputy District Attorney (D.A.) Timothy Dixon represented the people of the State of California. There was also a court reporter, a courtroom clerk, and a deputy in charge of defendants who were in custody. There was no jury in this courtroom so the…

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    out the message that they have the wrong killer. BRIEF SYNOPSIS KELSEY FREEMAN (25), a courtroom stenographer, struggles with a secret drug addiction. She cares for her former boyfriend’s grandmother. She’s assigned to a high-profile murder case involving a reality celebrity. Reality show star ANTHONY is accused of killing his wife LOLA out of jealousy. While preparing for the case, Kelsey is startled when her steno machine spontaneously taps out the message “avenge.” She’s not sure what it…

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    As criminology majors, we must learn the inner workings of the court system as well as the crucial courtroom players. We have all watched series such as Law and Order, CSI, American Crime, etc., but they give us a false sense of what an actual courtroom setup looks like. Unlike these shows, there are various steps that must be taken before the defendant is prosecuted. There is the arrest, initial appearance, bail is set, either a grand jury or preliminary hearing is conducted, arraignment…

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    On the day of Friday October 21st, 2016, at the scene of Mays Landing Court House inside the Criminal Division court room, the Honorable Judge Damon G. Tyner, JSC presided. Throughout the day Judge Tyner observed both sentencing as well as motion cases. Before arriving to the court house I reflected on my expectations; I was expecting to see this large courtroom with ten to twelve rows and massive windows. I expected to hear no talking while the Judge spoke, I also expected most to be dressed…

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    Small Bedroom Observation

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    sidekick was Judge William M, Ray II. Ms. Doyle started with a joke telling both lawyer not to waste her time and that she hoped what they had to argue was exciting because she went to bed fairly late and she hadn’t had her coffee. The courtroom gathered in laughter and Mr. Ray politely just said hello. I’m guessing time was something they did not have to spare because Ms. Doyle spent no time starting and allowing them to gather all their materials so both her and Mr. Ray could analyze both…

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    Courtroom Observation

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    My day started with going to Judge Lippitt’s courtroom. The trial had already started, the defendant’s councilor was doing his opening statement. He was in the middle of telling everyone in the courtroom that this case was about, disagreement on how much bone was removed. Further, calming that the judgment call was on the surgeon who actually saw joint and arthritis. A doctor was brought up, saying that he wanted the least invasive first for the patient, but then it got to the more invasive…

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