The burden of proof - and - reasonable doubt.
Please take some time to work through one of the questions here (sent home last week) so we can carry on the discussion about the underpinnings of our Criminal Justice System. Also - don't forget to get those permission forms signed and returned so we can all get to the Courthouse on the 25th.
Twelve Angry Men
Post Video Wrap-Up
Choose one of the following and prepare to Report Back to the class on what you find:
1. How expensive is the Jury system?
a. What are some arguments against its further use?
2. Find an example of a Canadian who was wrongfully convicted and tell their story.
3. Find an example of person who was found innocent in a court of law but is largely considered guilty in the court of public opinion and tell their story.
4. If you were on trial when would you consider using a jury versus a judge? Why?