Glossary of Law Test 2: Court Procedures (notes)
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- Criminal Court: What happens after the preliminary hearing?
- Released or jailed
- If jailed what are the three possibilities
- Bail: property or money given as surety that a person released from custody will return at an appointed time. Bond: A document that serves as evidence of a debt. Reconisance:
- What is after bail, bond or recognicance (?)?
- Arraignment (formally charged) Plead guilty of not guilty. (plea bargain goes on). Recognizance:recognizor acknowledges that he will do a specific act required by law.
- What comes after
- Trial and then Verdict
- What happens if you are guilty?
- Jail, probation, suspension, appeal
- What happens if you are not guilty?
- What is default judgment?
- No answer
- Who is in a civil court?
- What happens at the pretrial
- Discovery: pre-trial investigation of a case. and deposition:A pre-trial interrogation in which a witness in a case answers questions under oath.
- What happens after?
- Trial and verdict.
- What is the verdict?
- Money if defendant is found guilty. Both can appeal.
- What is the difference between arraignment and indictment?
- Arraignment if formally charged and when you please guilty or non guilty nad also plea bargain. Indictment is by the Grand Jury.
- If convicted, they could...?
- Parole: apply to board of odd number of people. (for the last years until endo f sentence) Pardoning: Relieved, like a presidential pardon. Probation:from start. If sentence is 3 years. Two years could be probation and one in jail.
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