A promise to tell the truth. CPL 220. Questioning of a witness by the lawyer who has not called the witness.
For certain crimes it can also be done in person opposing the early release. Call 911.
A term used to describe a trial jury that cannot reach a unanimous verdict. You must still return to court on the date set by the judge.
After sentencing, the defendant can appeal the conviction or the sentence. The various Metropolitan Area bar associations could cooperate in providing such a pamphlet to be translated into some of the languages routinely used in this court.
You may also ask that the grand jury hear witnesses willing to testify for you, although you are not allowed to be present in the grand jury room while they testify.
They may negotiate a plea bargain which you may either accept and plead guilty , or reject and plead not guilty. Questioning of a witness by the lawyer who called that witness.
A request to be released while an appeal is pending. If the prosecutor decides that there is enough evidence , he or she will prepare the charge s against you. And such a bargaining process would not exist without limits.
The stage of the trial when a party may offer evidence in response to rebuttal evidence. If you were thirteen, fourteen, or fifteen years old when you committed the felony offense, you will be sentenced as a juvenile offender J.
More significant, Professor Bibas said, was the symbolic importance of the court recognizing the need for closer monitoring of pretrial negotiations. Sometimes, you may be asked to give up your right to appeal as part of the plea bargain. Courtroom trials, the stuff of television dramas, almost never take place. The prosecutor must also bring your case to trial within a certain period of time. There are certain restrictions and conditions that someone on parole must abide by while on community supervision similar to probation, see below.
Report prepared by the Department of Probation containing information to help the judge determine a sentence. Failure to appear at this court date will result in a bench warrant for the defendant's arrest.