Stages of the Criminal Trial: From Voir Dire to Verdict


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Which two parties present evidence in a criminal trial?

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1. What happens during the process of voir dire?

2. What is a motion in limine?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet combo will help gauge your understanding of the stages in criminal trials. You will be quizzed on the parties involved in a criminal trial and the stages of the criminal trial process.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In particular, you'll have to answer questions about:

  • Motions in limine
  • Opening statements
  • Role of the jury foreperson
  • Parties involved in a criminal trial

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related criminal justice lesson
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding criminal trial procedure and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding what motions in limine are
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer a question about opening statements in a criminal trial

Additional Learning

The corresponding lesson, Stages of the Criminal Trial: From Voir Dire to Verdict, will help you:

  • Define what takes place at different stages of a criminal trial
  • Understand the importance of closing arguments
  • Identify what jury instructions are and what happens during jury deliberation