Criminal Law defines criminal offenses through statutes, usually established by Congress or state legislatures. It also encompasses the rights of an accused and the criminal process, including arrest, arraignment, grand juries, pleas, discovery, pretrial hearings, trials, jury selection, evidence, motions, and posttrial remedies. The main purpose of criminal law is determine punishment for criminal offenses. Find criminal legal articles and contact a Chautauqua, New York criminal law firm from the list of results on this page provided by Lawyers.com.
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