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Within some criminal justice systems, a preliminary hearing, preliminary examination, ... At grand jury proceedings, the defendant is not entitled to counsel present in the grand jury room (although...

Why Prosecutors Choose Grand Juries Instead of Preliminary ...

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Unlike a preliminary hearing, held in court with the defense side present, the grand jury does not make its decision in the context of an adversary proceeding.

Preliminary Hearing - FindLaw

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Some states conduct preliminary hearings only when a felony is charged, and other states utilize a "grand jury indictment" process in which a designated group  ...

How Does a Grand Jury Work? - FindLaw

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Courts often use preliminary hearings prior to criminal trials, instead of grand juries, which are adversarial in nature. As with grand juries, preliminary hearings  ...

What is the Difference Between a Grand Jury and a Preliminary ...

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Apr 9, 2010 ... If the grand jury finds probable cause they return an indictment which ... If a preliminary hearing is held and the judge finds probable cause the ...

Role of the Grand Jury and the Preliminary Hearing in Pretrial ...

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Annotation: This comparison of the preliminary hearing and grand jury in pretrial screening in two Arizona counties examines the reasons for prosecutors' ...

Rule 5.1 Preliminary Hearing | Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure ...

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The magistrate judge must hold the preliminary hearing within a reasonable time, but ... A grand jury indictment may properly be based upon hearsay evidence.

How Courts Work | Public Education - American Bar Association

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The defendant is advised of his/her right to trial, and right to trial by jury if desired. ... of the preliminary hearing as an additional safeguard warranted by the more ... This procedure has a similar function to grand jury proceedings, in that it is a ...

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Oct 1, 2013 ... http://castillolawphoenix.com Start Transcript: Hi my name is Cindy Castillo with Castillo Law. I'd like to talk to about the difference between a ...

Grand Jury vs. Preliminary Hearing - Straight Dope Message Board

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In this story about Michael Jackson, they mention that grand jury indictments are usually kept secret until the defendant is arraigned and it got ...

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What is the difference between a preliminary hearing and having a ...

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It is also conducted before the case is presented to the grand jury. The preliminary hearing must be requested by the defendant, but even if one is requested, the ...

Differences between Preliminary Hearings and Arraignments - HG.org

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The process is similar to a grand jury hearing in which evidence and testimony is offered by the prosecution but the defense does not usually present evidence.

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May 1, 2015 ... Federal Laws vs. ... Preliminary Hearing -- Within 10 days of arrest on a Complaint, the accused also has the right to a Preliminary ... Grand Jury -- The final decision to prosecute a federal criminal case rests with a grand jury.