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SA 9th Grade- History- Chap. 17

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1966
year of the Miranda vs. Arizona case
Miranda rights
procedures taken after a crime is commited; a criminal's rights
summons
fines
misdemeanor
cases that are handled in minor court
felony
cases tried in county courts
photograph, fingerprinting, call lawyer
steps of the booking procedure
recognizance
when suspects are released without paying bail
arraignment
a hearing where a suspect pleads guilty or innocence to the charges
plea bargain
an agreement in which the accused person agrees to plead guilty but to a lesser charge; avoids lengthy and expensive trial
prosecution
the state's side of the proceedings
defense
the accused person's side
testimony
the statements a witness makes under oath
cross-examination
the opposite sides questioning of the witness
acquittal
a vote of not guilty
hung jury
when a jury cannot agree or a verdict
juvenile
a person not yet legally an adult
juvenile delinquent
a child or teenager who repeatedly breaks the law
offenders
lawbreakers
neglect and delinquency
two kinds of cases juvenile courts handle
offenses
when a juvenile breaks the law
jury
there is no blank in juvenile cases
lawyer, judge, police officer, probation officer
people who the juvenile and his parents meet with