A punishable offense against society is called a
A crime punishable by imprisonment for more than a year in a state prison or federal prison or by a fine of more than $1,000, or both, or death is a(n)
A crime punishable by imprisonment in a county or city jail for one year or less, a fine of $1,000 or less or both is called a(n)
Offenses committed in the business world are called...
A reasonable ground for belief is
A legal position taken by the accused is the
Problems with the way evidence is obtained or the way an accused person is arrested, questioned, tried, or punished are
________ disproves, justifies, or excuses the alleged crime.
The use of force that appears to be reasonably necessary to the victim to prevent death or serious bodily harm is called
The freedom from prosecution even when one as committed the crime charged is called..
An action that hinders the administration of justice- a crime punishable by imprisonment.
When an accused person agrees to plead guilty to a less serious crime in order to get a serious charge dropped
A written accusation declaring that there is sufficient evident to try someone for a crime is a(n)
A court proceeding during which the formal charges in the information/indictment are read
When a defendant pleads "not guilty" at an arraignment, they may elect to have a
Evidence against the defendant is presented to the court to determine whether the case is sufficient to be taken to trail is during the
Sum of money or property given or pledged to guarantee that the arrested person will appear for a preliminary hearing
A court command to appear and testify in court or provide documents to the court
The right to a fair treatment through the normal judicial system, especially as a citizen's entitlement is called