A Criminal Defendant Is Not Entitled to a Jury Trial
A criminal defendant is NOT entitled to a jury trial when they are ______.
A) juveniles being charged in adult court for a felony offense
B) juveniles being charged with first-degree murder with the death penalty as an option
C) charged with any misdemeanor offense
D) charged with misdemeanors with a penalty of less than 6 months in jail
Prosecutors and defense attorneys are given a set number of ______, which allows them to dismiss a potential juror without specifying a reason.
B) random challenges
C) peremptory challenges
D) for cause challenges
The exchange of evidence between prosecutor and defense attorney prior to trial, with the goal of promoting a fair trial, is known as ______.
B) exchanged evidence
C) exculpatory evidence
What is exculpatory evidence?
A) evidence that could be damaging to the defense
B) evidence that could exonerate the defendant
C) any evidence presented at trial
D) any evidence excluded from trial