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Chapter 10.1

Chapter 10.1 - Criminal Justice Exam III Chapter 10 The...

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Criminal Justice Exam III Chapter 10: The Criminal Trial Defendant’s trial rights under the 5 th and 6 th amendments: The 6 th Amendment o According to the sixth amendment, a criminal defendant has the right to a speedy and public trial by an impartial jury in the physical location where the crime was committed. o Additionally, a person accused of a crime must be informed of the nature of the crime and be confronted with the witnesses against him or her. o Further, the accused must be able to summon witnesses in his/her favor and have the assistance of counsel. The Speedy trial act of 1974 stated that those accused of crimes must experience: o No more than 30 days between arrest and indictment. o No more than 10 days between indictment and arraignment. o No more than 60 days between arraignment and trial. Of course extra time is allowed for hearings on pretrial motions, mental competency examinations and other procedural actions.
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