CJ227-01 Unit 4 Assignment - Legal Rights Afforded to the Accused.docx

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will then be searched and placed in jail and await his initial appearance, which would include his notice of charge, advisement of rights, and setting of bail. The court could choose either a preliminary hearing or a grand jury proceeding to establish probable cause for the felony charges in this case. Compare and contrast the two procedures. The court then choses either a preliminary hearing or a grand jury proceeding to establish probable cause for the felony charges in this case. Whether or not there is sufficient probable cause and evidence to believe the defendant committed the crimes alleged is determined during the Preliminary Hearing or Grand Jury. “If the grand jury finds probable cause they return an indictment which then becomes the charging document in that particular case. If a preliminary hearing is held and the judge finds probable cause the state is permitted to file a document called information, which would be used as the charging document throughout the remainder of that case.” (Davidson, 2010) During a Grand Jury proceeding if probable cause is found, an indictment is returned against the defendant. In a Preliminary Hearing if probable cause is found, the defendant is bound over for trial. “Grand jury proceedings are conducted in secret. There are no judges and no defense counsel is involved and no members of the public or press are privy to the grand jury's activities.” (Perkins, 2017) Preliminary Hearings are formal judicial proceedings that are open to the public. Grand juries are non-adversarial
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  • Fall '15
  • grand jury, Mirandize John Doe

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