Reflection refers to the individual experience and inner processes of thinking and feeling. While any individual suffers from any moment and circumstances then they will defiantly learn something new which reflect from their personality. Reflection is a picture that individual can find in a mirror and in the water. While any individual interface with something and face any circumstance then they may impact from that circumstance or individual. In the present report, individual defines the experience regarding the Crown court visit where he/she has attend hearing regarding the case of R. V smith.
In south African criminal law is an important case. These fight is military base. This case is ultimate death of victim's. The issue of the case is the defendant was a solider at fight at an army barracks. The soldier was injured the victim taken to the medicine and the receive medical attention we was dropped twice being carried the hospital by those carrying him. At the hospital the treatment given is the negligent treatment received but the medicines failed to diagnose that his lung had been punctured. The victim injuries and the soldier died and the defendant charged that the murder of the soldier and appealing contending the soldier has correct medical treatment the soldier not have died. Victim would have survived but the defendant of the negligence of those treating the soldier. I saw that the attending doctor did not realize that murder of the soldier. He is extent of injuries but the victim causing death. The defendant argued that the confusion of the had been obtained under duress and therefore inadmissible. The issue of the negligence the part of a doctor and capable the breaking for chain and the ultimate death the victims. The court of this case held the stab of the cause of victim death but the death is no matter the was not the sole causes. These facts of the case is the chain of the causation was not broken. The court said that stabbing was still but the cause of death so that the defendant is guilty the victim murder. The defenses claimed that in order to convict for the murder its proven that smith the caused of the death. The court must have satisfaction that the death was natural its not a murder of victims and solo consequence of the stabbing. In the recent time, I got an opportunity to visit the Crown court at Isleworth on Tuesday 10th April for the hearing of the case trial titled, “R v Smith”. This helped me to gain a better idea about the preceding of legal jurisdiction in a court. The experience helps me to improve my knowledge and idea about legal proceedings in a crown court. Some observation that are been faced is as follows:
Court visit information
I observed that the prior to visiting the court, the information has to be filed up in the sign up sheet available at office door. I mentioned my details and went in for the legal operations.
Preparing of court visit
For the preparation of court visit, I gained the details of the ongoing case i.e. “R v Smith”. It was a case of a soldier been stabbed by fellow soldier in an army fight in barrack. When the medics were called upon, they dropper the injured soldier twice and the treatment process was also palpably went wrong. The medics failed to diagnose that the cause of death is due to the punctured lungs caused by severe stabbing. This lead to the death of soldier. The convict is been now defending by pleading that the soldier would have saved if received the proper medical treatment. The convict was held due to the stab wound being the operating cause of death.
During court visit
During the visit, I want to the court number 2 to attain the hearing of case. Due to the closed session by judge, I had to wait for entering in public gallery. As the case started, all the Juries sworn in under the law. The case resumed and the guilty was made to stand in witness box. The charges are been read before and the witnesses were called upon by the prosecution to provide the proper evidences and their statements were recorded for future references. The judge heard the statements and pleadings that were presented by the defendant soldier as well as the witnesses. To develop the appropriate verdict dependent of the presented evidences and statements.
Once the witnesses completed with their statements and the prosecution rested its case, the judge called for a break and after the break the verdict according to the criminal law of UK was delivered, convicting and holding the defendant soldiers as guilty. After which the verdict was read, stating him guilty for killing the fellow soldier. The prosecution, then read the punishment charges under as per the sections of criminal law. After which the court was adjourned.
By this entire experience in the crown court I have learnt the several methods and ways which uses in the crown court. I have seen that there is a systematic procedure used in the court for solve the case. This is very special and new experience for me through which I have learn something new regarding the case and legal aspects within the country.
From the entire report it has been concluded that while any individual see something and visit anywhere then they defiantly learn and observe something new. In this above case individual have got the idea and understanding about the process of the crown court visit and listen several arguments regarding the case.
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