Unit 4 Law Assignment
Unit 4 AS: Circumstantial Evidence
Research the 2004 Scott Peterson murder trial, which transpired in Modesto, California.
In addition to summarizing the circumstantial evidence presented in the case, be sure to address the following questions:
1) Defend or dispute the Court’s holding in this case based on the evidence presented.
2) If you were the prosecutor in this action, what would you have done differently despite the successful verdict?
3) If you were the defense attorney in this action, what would you have done differently to convince the jury to acquit Scott Peterson?
In addition to external research, remember to review the lecture, readings and resources for this unit to help you formulate your responses.