What lawyers say to judges?

You· and each of you, do solemnly swear (or affirm) that you will well and truly try this case before you, and a true verdict render, according to the evidence and the law so help you God? (Oath to jurors on trial) You have the right to remain silent. Anything you say may be held against you in a court of law.

Do lawyers know the judges?

Having a knowledge of who the judge is and who the prosecutor definitely helps an attorney do their job. That is not to say that anything illegal is going on, but the attorney will know which judges are more likely to be favorable to defendants and…

Do judges look at exhibits?

Judges also need to know that papers and objects (called “exhibits”) are genuine – that they are what they appear to be and are not made up.

What are lawyers most afraid of?

Some of lawyers’ most common fears include: Feeling that their offices or cases are out of control. Changing familiar procedures. Looking foolish by asking certain questions.

Do judges know more than lawyers?

No, judges do not know every law. Neither do lawyers. It is the lawyer’s duty to look up or know the law that applies to a client’s case. It may be the lawyer’s duty to inform the court as to what that law is; the lawyer cannot mislead the court about the law.

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