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Mishpacha Junior Interviews a Lawyer

Bassi Gruen

Hi there! In this issue, we speak to Mr. Sternberg, a defense attorney in Chicago. A defense attorney is the lawyer who represents the defendant (the person being tried) in court. Let’s see what Mr. Sternberg has to tell us about what this job entails.

 

FYI – The Justice of Juries

Shira Yehudit Djlilmand

In many countries, when someone is accused of a crime, their guilt is decided in court by a group of regular citizens, called a jury. What exactly is a jury and how does the system work?

 

Professor Turnabout’s Time Machine: The Unfair Trial

Avigail Sharer

My time capsule gives an intense shudder as I’m about to land, and I watch the Locometer spin to 1894. I’m just about to stop when the time capsule lifts up again and thrusts me forward two years. The doors open and the heat hits me on the face. Phew! I’d better take plenty of water along. Just before I step out, I glance once again at the Locometer, to see if it’s settled down: yes, the year now reads 1896, and I’m in a place called Devil’s Island. That sounds a bit scary.…

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