chapter 10 vocab

chapter 10 vocab - Chapter 10 nolle prosequi An entry made...

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Chapter 10 nolle prosequi An entry made by a prosecutor on the record of a case and announced in court to indicate that the charges specified will not be prosecuted. In effect, the charges are thereby dismissed. accusatory process The series of events from the arrest of a suspect to the filing of a formal charge with a court (through an indictment or information). assigned counsel An attorney in private practice assigned by a court to represent an indigent. The attorney’s fee is paid by the government with jurisdiction over the case. contract counsel An attorney in private practice who contracts with the government to represent all indigent defendants in a county during a set period of time and for a specified dollar amount. count Each separate offense of which a person is accused in an indictment or an information. defense attorney The lawyer who represents accused or convicted offenders in their dealings with criminal justice officials. discovery
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This note was uploaded on 09/05/2011 for the course CJ 101 taught by Professor Wormer during the Spring '09 term at Boise State.

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