Knock on someones door and tell them not dramatic

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Knock on someone’s door and tell them Not dramatic Arrest warrant has time limit, and specifies person to be arrested o How do police identify themselves? There are different badges All have number that is unique to cop Identification legitimizes the warrant o Officer gives Miranda warning This is very important If it is not given, anything that you say is not admissible Miranda warning Explains that we’re arresting you Right to attorney Anything you say can and will be used against you o Don’t have to say that Officers try to get some sort of proof that you were given Miranda warning o In criminal cases, you are always tried where you committed the crime o Without a warrant You can be accused of false arrest, if it turns out you’re wrong Person can sue city or police officer Magistrate will ask what’s your probable cause, and why you didn’t get a warrant If the answers are reasonable, then that is acceptable o For example: You may have seen the crime Booking o You will be held o Who are you, where do you live, etc. Can gather information from your wallet, take fingerprints, take picture o Information gathering o Reason is to make sure they have the right person o Other reason is to connect you with other warrants through a database o Process you go through with a warrant o You can be held for 72 hours without getting charged Habeus corpus – you have the body
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Says charge him or let him go after the 72 hours 72 hours is the longest amount of time If there is no charge after 72 hours, you go free Otherwise, you will be charged with crime and will be held Can go up to a year without going to trial – you will be held Arraignment o Brought in with your attorney o Told what the charges are that have been brought against you o Judge reads the charges to you o You must enter your plea Enter one of two pleas: guilty, or not guilty Pleading not guilty means we’ll go to trial Pleading guilty terminates process o You waive Constitutional protections o No trial o
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  • Fall '08
  • Miller
  • criminal law, attorney, Arrest warrant, Warrant

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