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Courtrooms and Sentencing

In any courtroom, regardless of the crime in question, the inevitable sentencing process is a direct reflection of the court proceedings that occurred. Whether a bench trial or trial by jury, the climatic sentencing often brings calmness and silence to those present in the court room.

Discuss what organizational, legal, and extra-legal factors have a great impact on sentencing. Additionally, provide opinion on which has the biggest impact and which one might be the easiest to moderate.

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In any courtroom, regardless of the crime in question, the inevitable sentencing process is a direct reflection of the court proceedings that occurred. Whether a bench trial or trial by jury, the climatic sentencing often brings calmness and silence to those present in the court room. Tasked with this detrimental task, jurors are asked to return a verdict based on the law, evidence presented, and arguments posed by both lawyers. However, the sentencing process is often influenced by other factors. Research has shown that organizational, legal, and extra-legal factors have a great impact on sentencing. Below I'll discuss which factor I feel have the biggest impact and which one might be the easiest to moderate.

It's only human nature to let certain actions in society influence how we place judgment on many ...

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Tasked with this detrimental task, jurors are asked to return a verdict based on the law, evidence presented, and arguments posed by both lawyers. However, the sentencing process is often influenced by other factors. Research has shown that organizational, legal, and extra-legal factors have a great impact on sentencing. Below I'll discuss which factor I feel have the biggest impact and which one might be the easiest to moderate......

500 word essay with reference

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