Unformatted text preview: rest Formal Charge Constitutional Protection for the
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
uspect is arrested, booked and charged.
uspect arrested booked
preliminary hearing is held to determine probable cause.
f probable cause exists, the next stage is either indictment or information. A n indictment is
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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- Spring '08
- Business Law, criminal law