Slides in this set
There are a number of stages in the criminal
process that a case must go through before
it reaches trial. Different procedures apply
according to the classification of the offence,
i.e. whether it's:
A summary offence?
A triable either way offence?
An indictable offence?…read more
The `Mode of Trial' Hearing
Only applicable to triable either way
Purpose = to decide whether the case
should be heard in the magistrates court
or the crown court.
They're also required even if the
defendant pleads guilty, to determine
which court should sentence him.…read more