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					Pre-trial & Post-trial
      Motions

         Chapter #10
       Motion - definition

   Motion –




   Petition –
Discovery

            ____________ motion

         Allows for viewing of
         ___________ evidence

        Includes but not limited
                   to:
Suppression of Evidence


      ___________________ motion
          Designed to eliminate
   _______________evidence that may
    have been ____________ obtained
                    Dismiss
    Generally a ______________________ motion
 1. indictment / information ____________________

    2. ________________________ trial violation

 3. _________________ where defendant agrees to
     ________________ against _______________
 4. _________ of witness / ____________ of critical
                        evidence
   5. victim _______________________ testimony

 6. successful ____________ hearing that ________
               the prosecution case fatally
                   Continuance

       Can be defense or
          prosecution

   Seeks a _________ of
         start of trial

   Witnesses _________
    or ____________ most
           common
Change of Venue

           Trial ______________
             because of pre-trial
            _________________

               Import __________

           ______________ entire
                    trial
Severance of Offenses / Severance of
            Defendants
      __________ of             Separation of
       ____________            _______________
    meaning two or more              from
       trials for same        __________________
    _________________
                             Usually done if one co-
 ______________ of                 defendant has
______________ leads          ____________ charges
some people to believe         filed against him / her
 they are guilty / more
___________________
                      Insanity

       Generally a
    __________________
          motion

It may be introduced
prior to trial & will delay
            trial
                Bill of Particulars

            ____________ motion to get
        ____________________________ about
                defendant’s charges

       Common in ________________ offenses /
        ___________________ counts of offenses

   Detailed information on ___________ as well
Mistrial

       Defense or prosecution
       May be declared at any
                time

         Usually result from
        highly _____________
               comments

           Don’t affect double
                 jeopardy
          Arrest of Judgment
      Occurs after
 _______________ but
   before sentencing
   Defense motion

 Legally acceptable
       reason why
  sentencing should
        not occur
       Occurs if
 ____________ falls ill
   or becomes insane
      New Trial


  Occurs after ___________________
Occurs usually after _______________ of
 _______________________- evidence
   Hopefully set aside guilty verdict

				
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