Judge Pauline Hankins 's Court Record

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The prosecution works to get their guilty verdict while the defense tries to help their clients with their verdicts. In court I listen to both sides argue the Innocence/Guilt of the young woman in question wanted on DWI charges. The honorable judge Pauline Hankins presides over the court and waits patiently for all the evidence to be presented. The prosecution and the defense are set on opposite sides of the courtroom while the jury box and the belief are set next to the judge. Judge Pauline Hankins is in the middle of the courtroom in front of the North Carolina State seal with an office on the right next to the witness stand. Everything that has been said in the court is added to the court record. The court record is a detailed document…show more content…
For starters let’s begin with a criminal court which is a court that has jurisdiction to try and punish offenders against the law. The Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure are criminal proceedings in U.S. district courts, the courts of appeals, and the Supreme Court. Their purpose is to provide a simple and fair court proceeding. The original rules were observed by the Supreme Court in 1944, and then later on in 1954 congress took over the rules of criminal procedures and it has been edited multiple times most recently in 2014. However, a civil court is another type of civil process and it is very different from criminal court. A Civil court is as the name implies a court system based on disputes between average citizens which are far different from a criminal court where you are dealing with convicts. Just like a criminal court, a civil court also has a set of procedures listed by the judicial system in 1937 with over 86 different rules. Civil cases usually involve disputes between people or organizations. The court case Fenton v. Dudley in 2014. Fenton V. Dudley is “A lawsuit against lawyers who had filed a Fair Housing Act lawsuit against the plaintiff, which is the person who filed the lawsuit, and it later made its way from federal court to state court” (“Civil Rights -- federal court jurisdiction”). Both Civil and Criminal court both have the privilege of a trial by jury, depending on the circumstance. The right to have a trial

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