What would you like to do?
In the United States you would have a whole bundle of rights. You can read all about them at the related link provided below. Among your rights are the following: Your arrest… must be justifiedYou have the right to an attorneyYou have the right to be presumed innocent until the government proves you are guiltyYou have the right to question your accuserYou are guaranteed a trial by juryYou are protected from self-incriminationYou are protected from being tried twice for the same crimeYou are protected from cruel or unusual punishment and finesThe police cannot enter your home without a search warrant
The accused's attorney can subpoena anyone they think may assist their case.
In state courts it is the Office of the State's Attorney. In the Federal courts it is the Office of the United States Attorney. (the judge) for most
There are a few names. Suspect, Person of Interest, and Defendant to name a few Murderer,Robber,Rapist,Killer
You have the right to a fair and speedy trial by a jury of your peers. The Sixth Amendment guarantees a speedy and public trial, by an impartial jury of the State and district… wherein the crime shall have been committed. It does not guarantee a jury of one's peers.
Anyone accused of a crime has a right to a trial by an impartial jury. Impartiality as a principle of the right to trial by jury is served not only by the Sixth Amendment …but also by the due process and equal protection clauses of the Fourteenth Amendment.
The right to have an attorney & be presented with the Crown's case prior to the trial
Depending on their status at any given moment during the process, they can be a 'suspect,' an 'arrestee,' or a 'defendant.' Defendant, or suspect, or arrestee.
Protection from fines
Smaller offenses such as misdemeanors are often only before a judge.
Trial before a jury and conducted in the state in which the crime occurred.
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What is detaining an accused person in jail to protect the community from crimes the person is likely to commit if set free pending trial?
In theory, a person is taken to jail and confined once he is arrested for a crime. Anytime the person is in jail he cannot be a threat to the community because he, in essence,… has been removed from the community. If he is set free pending trial this means, in theory, that nothing can prevent him from committing another crime while he is awaiting trial for the first crime.
No the term litigant applies almost exclusively to civil law or tort cases. The individual accused of a crime is known as the defendant.
Yes, a person accused of a crime has the right to a speedy and public trial, the assistance of counsel of their defense, and a trial by jury.
The right to have an attorney & be presented with the Crown's case prior to the trial.