STAGES OF A CRIMINAL PROSECUTION
Arrest & booking
Release on bond for non-violent misdemeanors or petty offenses pursuant to Ill.
Sup. Ct. rules. Otherwise, held for first appearance.
-Defendant informed of charge(s)
The Criminal Justice System
Types of Crime
Breaking down crimes into categories is important
for measurement of crime, crime prevention, and
There are six basic
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Determining what is criminal
do we determine what is a crime?
Sometimes murder, rape, crimes against children
p Sometimes not speeding, public drunkenness,