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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Preliminary_hearing

Within some criminal justice systems, a preliminary hearing, preliminary examination, ... See also[edit]. Grand jury · Committal procedure · Article 32 hearing ...

www.justice.gov/usao/justice-101/preliminary-hearing

Once the defendant has entered a plea of not guilty, a preliminary hearing will often ... The preliminary hearing is like a mini-trial. ... CRIMINAL JUSTICE STEPS.

criminal.findlaw.com/criminal-procedure/preliminary-hearing.html

Criminal prosecutions typically begin with an arraignment. In some jurisdictions, or in certain kinds of cases, a "preliminary hearing" may be held. Preliminary ...

www.americanbar.org/groups/public_education/resources/law_related_education_network/how_courts_work/pretrial_appearances.html

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 ...

www.nolo.com/legal-encyclopedia/the-difference-between-preliminary-hearing-trial.html

A "prelim" tests the prosecutor's decision to bring the case. It is not a trial.

www.nolo.com/legal-encyclopedia/preliminary-hearings

The term “preliminary hearing” (sometimes called a probable cause hearing, preliminary examination, PX, or prelim) refers to a hearing in which a judge decides ...

www.nolo.com/legal-encyclopedia/winning-preliminary-hearing.html

Most of the time, the defense lies low, questions witnesses, and tries to assess the strength of the prosecution's case. Now and then, the defense wins.

www.nolo.com/legal-encyclopedia/all-about-preliminary-hearings-or-prelims.html

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 ...

goldsteinmehta.com/blog/what-happens-at-the-preliminary-hearing

Jan 10, 2017 ... The preliminary hearing is an extremely important step in the criminal justice process, and our criminal attorneys have successfully moved for ...

www.legalinfo.com/content/criminal-law/stages-of-a-criminal-case-preliminary-hearing.html

The preliminary hearing is a step in the criminal case process that typically follows ... During a preliminary hearing, the judge will decide whether or not there is ...