question and answer 5 2

“1. Name five players in the courtroom and describe their job responsibilities.

2. What is plea bargaining? Describe three different types of plea bargaining.

3. What is the difference between a bench trial and a jury trial? Give a reason why a defendant would choose either option.

4. What is voir dire? Why is that not conducted in a bench trial?

5. What is the difference between a challenge for cause and a peremptory challenge?

6. What is the difference between direct examination and cross-examination?

7. What happens when a jury cannot reach a decision? Describe the process that occurs next. When is the case finished?

8. What is jury nullification?