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Preliminary Hearing - Legal Dictionary | Law.com

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preliminary hearing. n. in criminal law, a hearing to determine if a person charged with a felony (a serious crime punishable by a term in the state prison) should ...

Preliminary Hearing Facts, information, pictures | Encyclopedia.com ...

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The suspect also has the right to be assisted by counsel, since a preliminary hearing is a "critical stage" in the pretrial process. The right to counsel is provided  ...

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The process is quite similar here, except that there is the additional step of the preliminary hearing as an additional safeguard warranted by the more serious ...

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, ... Comment, Preliminary Examination—Evidence and Due Process, 15 Kan.

Preliminary Hearings, or “Prelims” in a Criminal Case | Nolo.com

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Preliminary hearings, often referred to as "prelims," require the prosecutor to show enough credible evidence to a judge to convince that judge to send the case ...

The Difference Between a Preliminary Hearing and a Trial | Nolo.com

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Preliminary hearings differ from trials in many important respects:

Preliminary Hearing legal definition of Preliminary Hearing

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Definition of Preliminary Hearing in the Legal Dictionary - by Free online English ... procedure follow essentially the same process for this type of hearing.

Should You Waive Your Right to a Preliminary Hearing?

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Feb 24, 2015 ... Before we can talk about whether to waive a preliminary hearing, we ... a critically important stage of the criminal justice process, acting as the ...

Preliminary Hearing Definition, Examples, Cases, Processes

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A preliminary hearing takes place during the criminal court process soon after the defendant has been criminally arraigned. During the preliminary hearing, ...

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Preliminary Hearing: Preliminary Hearings are held in all felony offenses to review probable cause. This is necessary for the judge to determine whether there is ...

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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  ...

Preliminary Criminal Hearing: Process and Procedures | Criminal Law

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Shortly after arraignment, the court must conduct a proceeding—a preliminary hearing or a grand jury proceeding—where the state is required to present ...

Preliminary Hearing | USAO | Department of Justice

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Once the defendant has entered a plea of not guilty, a preliminary hearing will often be held. The prosecutor must show that enough evidence exists to charge ...