Q1: Why do you think the defendant believes smoking weed makes her feel "free"?
Q2: Do you believe the mother is too lenient with the defendant? Could this have an impact on her behavior? Explain why or why not.
Q1: How has the defendant's father being in jail affected him?
Q2: During the case, the defendant said he went up to the fourteen year old for drugs but the defendant said he did not know him and just assumed that he had drugs with him. Do you believe that he was telling the truth? Why or why not?
Q3: The defendant told us that he had tried to cook meth and his mother said she did not know. Do you believe that at this point the defendant was addicted to meth and was desperate for it or was he just trying to sell it?
Q1: Do you really believe the defendant was not gang related? If he really wasn't why was he being profiled as so by police officers?
Q2: Do you think the defendant really found the brass knuckles or do you think one of his friends gave it to him?
Case 1: Do you believe that the defendant was easily influenced by her friends? How was the case affected when we found out she has O.D.D?
Case 2: Do you believe that the defendant was telling the truth? If we were able to see the video, how would that change the jury's verdict?
Q1: Did you believe that the defendant took the case seriously? Was there anything the defendant said that did not seem truthful?
Q2: Typically when someone steals something they try to hide it in a bag or under their clothes. However, the defendant said she simply walked out with the items in her hands. Is it possible she was on drugs and did not think of hiding the items?
Q1: Do you think this was the defendants first time racing? Why do you think she lied about what a car meet is? Do you believe her boyfriend was a bad influence to her, since he didn't stop her?
Q2: Although the defendant was found not guilty of the charges his attitude and that of his parents wasn't very adequate for a court room, how do you think his attitude can affect his future and the way he reacts to certain situations?
Q1: Do you believe that the defendant is suffering from anxiety? Do you believe that he manipulated his mother by saying so? Why or Why not?
Q2: Do you believe the defendant should return to high school or should he proceed to attend continuation school? Explain your reasoning.
Q3: Do you agree with the jury's decision by making the defendant's mother take parenting classes? Explain your reasoning.
Q1: Do you think the defendant was innocent? Why or Why not?
Q2: How was the behavior and the answers of the mother affecting the case?
Q1: Judge Rosales brought up the idea of inviting the defendants back to Teen Court once they've complete their probation to talk about their learning experience. Would you guys as students like to see this happen why or why not?
Case 1: If the defendant wanted to talk to the victim about their situation do you think it was good idea to go to the parking lot where they were supposed to fight one another?