Criminal Justice System
What happens when someone is arrested
Arraignment-Pre-trial court appearance during which an accused person answers formal charges made against him or her with a plea of guilty.
Grand Jury-Group of citizens who decide if there is enough evidence of a crime to send the
Indictment-Formal accusation that leads to a trial.
Plea bargain-amreement in which a defendant pleads guilty to a lesser charge and the prosecutor in return drops more serious charge.