January_17th - Criminal Procedure What is a criminal case?...

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Unformatted text preview: Criminal Procedure What is a criminal case? Types of Criminal Cases: Capital Felonies Misdemeanors Juvenile Offenses Participants in Criminal Trials: Judges Prosecutors Defense Attorneys Clerk of Courts Probation Officers Defendants Complainants Witnesses Types of Juries Grand Juries Petit Juries Who Represents the Community? Deciding Whether to Prosecute Stages of Formal Action in Felony Cases (Pg. 158) 1. Arrest and Booking 2. Filing of a Complaint 3. Initial Appearance 4. Preliminary Hearing 5. Grand Jury Indictment 6. Arraignment 7. Discovery, Motions, and Conference 8. Trial 9. Verdict 10. Sentencing The Constitution and Criminal Procedure Fourth Amendment : The right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects, against unreasonable searches and seizures, shall not be violated, and no Warrants shall issue, but upon probable cause, supported by Oath or affirmation, and particularly describing the place to be...
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