crim review sheet #6

crim review sheet #6 - Ch. 11 What takes place at the...

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Ch. 11 What takes place at the initial court appearance after an arrest? - Arraignment o Initial trial court appearance, at which the accused is read the charges, advised of his/her rights, and asked to enter a plea - Plead guilty, not guilty, or Nolo Contendre o A plea of “no contest”—the defendant submits to sentencing without any formal admission of guilt that could be used against him/her in a subsequent civil suit - Defendant is considered for bail What is bail? What is the purpose of bail? - The monetary amount required for pretrial release, normally set by a judge at the initial appearance. - The purpose of bail is to ensure the return of the accused at subsequent proceedings. What are the different types of bail? - Full cash bail (Full bail amount out of pocket) - Deposit bail (Deposits % of bail with the court) - Surety bail (Pays % of the bond, bonding agent) - Conditional bail (Promises to attend treatment program) - Unsecured bond (no $ upfront, Fail to appear, full $$) - Release on recognizance (Promise to Appear) What are the criticisms of bail? -
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This note was uploaded on 10/26/2010 for the course CRM 101 taught by Professor Sanders during the Spring '10 term at University of Manchester.

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