Going to court for the first time can be an intimidating experience. Whether you are facing criminal charges or find yourself in court in a divorce or custody case, remaining calm in court can really help you make your most effective case. We put together the infographic below to help you understand all the different parts of the courtroom, so you can feel at ease on your day in court. This infographic explains who people are, what they do, and where they sit.
An appellate brief is an argument presented to a higher court, whose purpose is to argue that it uphold or reject a trial court ruling. It is also a common assignment in law school to analyze and outline cases for discussion, as you will...
EVIDENCE QuickStudy® $6.95 In both civil and criminal cases, evidence must be introduced to prove a case, but as in all law, it can only be introduced if it passes certain tests. Is a statement hearsay? Are there exceptions to hearsay rules? What kinds of character evidence are acceptable, and when? Who has the final say as to what evidence can be introduced? The admissibility of evidence can win or lose a case, so don’t be caught in the dark. #Law #Evidence #Crime
The first African American woman to graduate from the University of Texas School of Law, Gloria Bradford entered law school in 1951 and graduated with her LL.B. in 1954. After graduation, she practiced civil and criminal law with the Houston firm of Dent, Ford, King, and Wickliff. In October 1954, Ms. Bradford became the first African American woman to try a case in a Harris County district court. The Law School’s Bradford Society is named in her honor.