CJS 200 Week 6 Pretrial Procedures

CJS 200 Week 6 Pretrial Procedures - Asked to enter a plea...

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Click to edit Master subtitle style 9/25/11 The Steps Leading To a Trial By : Brandon Ashley
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9/25/11 Booking Suspect is searched Photographed Fingerprinted Allowed at least one phone call
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9/25/11 The Initial Appearance Suspect appears in front of a judge Charges are issued Suspect requests a lawyer Suspect can have a public Defender appointed
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9/25/11 Grand Jury/Preliminary Grand Jury Determines Probable cause In most States Indictments are needed for most felonies. Prosecutors present evidence Judge determines if there is probable cause
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9/25/11 Indictment /Information Indictment is the Charging instrument issued by a Grand Jury Information is the charging instrument issued by the prosecutor
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9/25/11 Arraignment Suspect is brought in front of trial court Informed of charges
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Unformatted text preview: Asked to enter a plea 9/25/11 Plea Bargain Prosecutors promise of concessions Lesser charge and/or lesser sentence Guilty Plea by Defendant 9/25/11 Guilty Plea / Trial Defendant Pleads guilty Case does not go to Trial Judge sets case for Sentencing Defendant refuses to plead guilty Suspect then moves onto jury trial or bench trial 9/25/11 Jury Trial Selection Requirements Citizens of the United States Over Eighteen years of age. Free of Felony convictions. Of the necessary good health to function in a jury setting. Sufficiently intelligent to understand the issues of a Trial Able to read, write, and comprehend the English Language 9/25/11 The End...
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CJS 200 Week 6 Pretrial Procedures - Asked to enter a plea...

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