Has It Made an Impact

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In a 2 page paper describe the following concepts: de minimus communications, the discovery process, the Brady rule, a motion in limine and the witness sequestration rule. The paper should include, using your own words, and APA formatting, definitions of the terms, a brief history of the concept, then evaluate their importance in the American legal system.

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Has it Made an Impact?NameClassDateProfessorHas it Made an Impact?The term de minimus is a term in Latin that means minimal. The de minimus rule in law refers to a dispute or criminal case in law where the charge is so trivial it is considered too small to be dealt with by the court. Because the dispute or crime is so minimal any communications of the court would be a waste of the courts time. For example a man kills a woman after breaking into her house. All the man has time to steal is a pen before he is confronted with the woman that he kills. Since the pen is only worth a few dollars it would waste the courts time to try the murderer for the theft of the pen. The discovery process is an important part of the trial process where evidence is gathered on a party in a criminal or civil case. The discovery process allows both parties to gather information on the evidence being held by the opposing party in order to prepare a better case or defense. Attorneys for the prosecution, plaintiffs, and the defense are required to disclosure all relevant facts and documents which occurs through the step by step known as discovery. When relevant facts and documents are not revealed to the opposing side it can damage the court case. The discovery process is broken down into three basic processes including the written discovery, document production and depositions (Californian Courts, 2014). The discovery process begins with disclosure. In this beginning stage

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