If he pleas not guilty he the must stand trial either

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Unformatted text preview: (This sometimes precedes arrest.) accusation rraignment, the defendant is formally charged and he enters a plea. If he pleas "not guilty," he the must stand trial, either a jury trial or a bench trial (no jury). n a criminal trial: (1) The defendant is presumed innocent. criminal 2) The burden of proof on the prosecution is to prove criminal guilt beyond a reasonable doubt 2) (i.e., proof that is entirely convincing, satisfied to a moral certainty). (i.e., 3) The defendant cannot be required to testify. he trial begins with the jury’s selection, if the defendant chooses a jury trial, followed by he Chapter 6 Chapter Grand Jury—Not innocence or guilt One sided Secret—Not open to public Target has few rights Chapter 6 Chapter Arrest—Getting out of jail Arraignment Plea bargains 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 Rig...
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