Chapter 9vocab

Chapter 9vocab - C hapter 9 U nited States v. Salerno and...

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Chapter 9 United States v. Salerno and Cafero (1987) Preventive detention provisions of the Bail Reform Act of 1984 are upheld as legitimate use of government power designed to prevent people from committing crimes while on bail. adversarial system Basis of the American legal system in which a passive judge and jury seek to find the truth by listening to opposing attorneys who vigorously advocate on behalf of their respective sides. appellate courts Courts that do not try criminal cases but hear appeals of decisions of lower courts. arraignment The court appearance of an accused person in which the charges are read and the accused, advised by a lawyer, pleads guilty or not guilty. bail An amount of money specified by a judge that be paid as a condition of pretrial release to ensure that the accused will appear in court as required. citation A written order or summons, issued by a law enforcement officer, often directing an alleged offender to appear in court at a specified time to answer a criminal charge. drug courts
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