Criminal Trial Post-Trial Steps: Appeals, Reviews & Processes

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What are motions?

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1. Why is the sentencing phase important in the post-trial steps?

2. What is the first step of an appeal?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet combo is designed to help you quickly evaluate your understanding of steps that are typically taken following a criminal trial. You will be quizzed on the goals of these post-trail steps and what information can be presented during specific phases of these processes.

Quiz and Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on:

  • The ability to describe motions
  • What the defendant finds out during the sentencing phase
  • What two steps are taken following an appeal
  • The number of motions available to be filed following a trial
  • In what phase the victim's wishes are taken into consideration

Skills Practiced

  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately identify main phrases, such as motions and appeal
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the appeals process
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the different motions that can be filed

Additional Learning

To learn more about these legal procedures, review the accompanying lesson called Criminal Trial Post-Trial Steps: Appeals, Reviews & Processes. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Describe a criminal trial
  • Define motions
  • Detail the types of motions one can file following a criminal trial
  • Discuss what happens during the sentencing phase
  • Provide details about the appeals process
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