Adversarial Criminal Law System

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Create a 15 to 20 minute powerpoint presentation comparing the idea of our criminal law system as adversarial to other descriptions of how a courtroom works.

The assignment should include the following:

  • Submissions must be thought provoking and provide a critical analysis of the criminal law system.
  • If you select the PowerPoint presentation, it must contain a minimum of 20 slides.
  • Use the "notes" section of the PowerPoint to provide your analysis. The PowerPoint slide should have minimum text and graphics. The notes section will contain your analysis. (This is the information you will share with an audience.)
  • 2-3 references. Only one reference may be from the internet (not Wikipedia) the others must be found in the University Library. References should be located on the last slide of the PowerPoint presentation or embedded within your dialogue in the video. (Cite your references).
  • The PowerPoint must be free of spelling and grammatical errors.
  • APA format.

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School: New York University


Adversarial Criminal
Law System
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Adversarial Criminal Law System

Adversary system or adversarial system is the legal system followed
in the US.

Many of the activities in our legal system are overtly adversarial, and
virtually all of our public legal decisions are processed in an
adversarial fashion.

Under this system, the parties to a case develop and present their

The parties are usually represented by attorneys who actively
present the concerned party’s case.

The role of the Judge in adversarial

Investigatory Trial Systems

Other than the adversarial criminal law system, other countries
utilize the investigatory trial system.

In this system, the judge play an active role in investigating the case
and coming up with evidence.

This is unlike the adversarial system where the court play a neutral
role and act as the referee.

In these cases, judges control the police investigation, specifying the
enquiries they want undertaken.

Other countries follow a semi-inquisitorial scheme in criminal trials.

In this form, a judge is present in the preparation of evidence with the police.

The police and the judge have a say in the way different parties are to show their
case in trial.

The judge asks questions to the witnesses.

Both the defendant and the prosecution parties can enquire additional

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