General Hospital, a non for profit acute care facility, has the following cost structure for its inpatient services: Fixed Cost $10,000,000 Variable cost per inpatient day $200 Charge (revenue) per inpatient day $1,000 The hospital expects to have a patient load of 15,000 inpatient days next year. a. Construct the hospitalâ€™s base case projected P […]
CJA 373 Oscar Johnson comes to your office and wants you to represent him He tells you he killed his wife and her boy
Oscar Johnson comes to your office and wants you to represent him. He tells you he killed his wife and her boyfriend, but he discarded the murder weapon so it will never be found. Â What are your ethical duties as a defense attorney here? (please support your answer with credible references, not just opinion)
Does a defendant have to testify in their defense? Â Find a specific case where a defendant testified and it helped their case.
You are representing a defendant in a criminal trial who has red hair. Â You don’t want any red haired people on the jury so you use your challenges to kick them off. Â Can you do that? What is it called when you unilaterally pick people to be removed from a jury?
CJA 373 You are on a jury and at lunch in the parking lot you see a fellow juror kissing the defendants sister
You are on a jury and at lunch, in the parking lot, you see a fellow juror kissing the defendant’s sister! Â What are your obligations as a juror after witnessing this act?
You are the judge on a big high profile trial. Â You don’t want cameras in the courtroom, but the local media is citing the first amendment. Â What is your role in a high profile case and do you have any power over whether cameras can be in the courtroom?
CJA 373 You are the prosecuting attorney in the Oscar Johnson case Someone comes to you with a knife and says they
You are the prosecuting attorney in the Oscar Johnson case. Â Someone comes to you with a knife and says they found it in the bushes near the crime scene. You toss it into a dumpster when you find out it doesn’t have O.J.’s DNA on it. Â What are your prosecutorial duties in regard to […]
Â Â Â Â Â IdentifyÂ each stateâ€™s structure and caseload, using the Court Caseload Statistics of the National Center for State Courts website atÂ www.ncsc.org. From the home page, click onÂ Service & Experts, then click onÂ Areas of Expertise, then click onÂ Court Statistics. OpenÂ the Course Statistics Project, which is also located atÂ http://www.ncsconline.org/D_Research/csp/CSP_Main_Page.html CompareÂ and contrastÂ each stateâ€™s structure and caseload with each other. […]
You are convicted of murder and sentenced to life in prison. Â What are your appellate remedies? Â How long do you have to appeal a murder conviction? Â How does this differ from a post conviction remedy?
Individual Assignment: What Justice Means to Me Paper Â Write a 700- to 1,050-word paper on what justice means to you. In your intended occupation, how will you strive to see that your definition of justice is served? Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines.