Defendant criminal amendment fourth

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Unformatted text preview: rest Formal Charge Constitutional Protection for the Criminal Defendant Criminal Amendment Fourth Protection Conferred Freedom from unreasonable search and seizure Fifth Due process Right to indictment by grand jury for capital crimes* Freedom from double jeopardy Freedom from self­incrimination Sixth Right to speedy, public trial by jury Right to be informed of accusations Right to confront witnesses Right to present witnesses Right to competent counsel Eighth Freedom from excessive bail Freedom from cruel and unusual punishment *This right has not been applied to the States through the Fourteenth Amendment. Criminal Law Criminal uspect is arrested, booked and charged. uspect arrested booked charged preliminary hearing is held to determine probable cause. preliminary f probable cause exists, the next stage is either indictment or information. A n indictment is probable indictment information An issued by a grand jury if it finds evidence sufficient for a trial. An information is a formal accusation issued by a prosecuting officer....
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