Crimminal Law Process

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craziibabe47
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Crimminal Law Process
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2010-02-10 20:19:17
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  1. Arrest
    • Step 1
    • Police arrest & book suspect
  2. Preliminary Hearing
    • Step 2
    • Suspect appears before a judge
    • bail is set
  3. Indictment
    • Step 3
    • Grand jury (or judge)
    • hears evidence & formally charges suspect with the crime
  4. Arraignment
    • Step 4
    • Defendant pleads guilty/not guilty
  5. Trial
    • Step 5
    • Prosecution
    • defense present cases to jury
    • jury will reach a verdict
  6. Acquittal
    • Step 6
    • the defendant is found not guilty
    • goes free
  7. Sentancing
    • Step 6
    • Defendant is found guilty by a jury
    • judge sentances defendant

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