The Jury

By: Luis Cruz

Vocabulary

- Arrest, Bail, Felony or Misdemeanor, Grand Jury, Indictment, Public Defender, Arraignment, Plea Bargaining, Petit Jury, Witness, Subpoena, Defendant, Prosecutio, Perjury, Judge, Verdict, Acquitted or convicted, Appeal

The Jury

It was a late night; while Jose was walking home and saw someone stealing from an old lady and staped her in her stomach. While Jose ran to help her he found himself alone with her wrapping her hand when the police came and saw him; the police man thought it was him who had done it. Jose got ARRESTED for BAIL while he was the DEFENDANT; they could not go and ask the old lady Ms.Rosa because she was in a Coma. So the police man said that they were gonna hold him in Jail for FELONY. 2 days passed and someone and A PUBLIC DEFENDER Came and told him that he was going to court for muder; sadly the old lady die. They did an ARRAIGNMENT for him to go to GRAND JURY. While he was being CONVICTED a WITNESS came to court and declare what he had seen. Then Jose Asked/Told the JUDGE that for the VERDICT to be handle later that he wanted to APPEAL. Later after court the PUBLIC DEFENDENT told him to PLEA BARGING, that much wasnt going to change and that if he did he would go less years to jail. He was INDICTMENT. In the court before everything was PROSECUTION(PROSECUTED). After he went to the Hang Court/Jury he was found Innocent while the witness was the one who did it; after the WITNESS heard about the old lady death he was scared and sad of what he did but he said he had no choice becuase she had a small gun in her purse and was trying to get it. He Declare himself GUILTY.