This homework assignment is two part:
Option 2- Video observation: You watch a tape of a recent actual criminal court proceeding (trial, pre- or post trial) for a minimum of 2 hours. If you choose this, send me a link to the video you watched in addition to the information required below.
Part 2: REPORT YOUR OBSERVATIONS.
To receive any credit for the court observation in Part I, all students must hand in or email me a report on their court observations. It must be typed and a minimum of 2 pages, double spaced. It is due by 5/5/16 via email, or it may be handed in during the last class. It must include the following:
- Identify a minimum of five criminal procedures you observed or heard described by the Court that are required by the Bill of Rights of the United States Constitution. Identify the protected right and the applicable Amendment from the Bill of Rights (4th, 5th, 6th or 8th?) Briefly describe the case or type of court docket it applied to. You may add any additional remarks. (Worth 5 points each).
- Answer this final question: What was the most valuable thing you learned from you observation experience? (5 points).