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Types of Written and Oral Communication

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Types of written and Oral Communication

There are various types of communication used through the criminal justice process, considering the witness, prosecution, judge, and defense they all have their own element of communication to get their message across effectively and to prove their point.


The prosecution uses various forms of both oral and written communication throughout the case; they use indictments, police and investigation reports as well as crime scene photographs. Oral forms of communication include presenting the opening and closing statements and arguments to the jury on the case. Oral communication is also shown between the judge, defense attorney, and prosecutor throughout the case.


The judge uses both oral and written forms of communication, written forms usually go to the juries which include instructional sheets on how to be a proper juror and written paper work between both prosecution and defense attorney which can be anything from a warrant to a bail amount. A judge also listens to the oral statements during the case to ensure the case is handled proper and asks questions or controls the prosecution or defense when needed. A judge may also give instructions to the jury during the case, such as acknowledging a piece of evidence or dismissing one, or dismissing a statement that may contaminate the case and jury. The judge may also hold a person in contempt for acting out in a courtroom or delaying the case, the judge will also make opening and closing statements addressing all those in the courtroom.


The defense in this situation disputed that Mr. Riff gained the $910.00, from a poker game the evening of the robbery. Mr. Riff had five eyewitnesses who allegedly seen Mr. Riff collect the cash at the poker game, which included a Canadian five dollar bill.


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