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Terms defined as per the CRIMINAL PROCEDURE LAW - Columns sortable.
TERM SECTION
Youthful offender adjudication 720.10 (sub 6)
Youth offender sentence 720.10 (sub 5)
Youthful offender finding 720.10 (sub 4)
Eligible youth 720.10 (sub 2)
Youth 720.10 (sub 1)
Potential testimony 710.10 (sub 3)
Evidence 710.10 (sub 2)
Defendant 710.10 (sub 1)
Law enforcement agency 705.00 (sub 4)
Trap and trace device 705.00 (sub 2)
Pen register 705.00 (sub 1)
Video surveillance 700.05 (sub 9)
Exigent circumstances 700.05 (sub 7)
Law enforcement officer 700.05 (sub 6)
Applicant 700.05 (sub 5)
Justice 700.05 (sub 4)
Intercepted communication 700.05 (sub 3)
Eavesdropping warrant 700.05 (sub 2)
Video surveillance warrant 700.05 (sub 10)
Unsecured bail bond 500.10 (sub 19)
Partially secured bail bond 500.10 (sub 18)
Secured bail bond 500.10 (sub 17)
Insurance company bail bond 500.10 (sub 16)
Surety bond 500.10 (sub 15)
Appearance bond 500.10 (sub 14)
Bail bond 500.10 (sub 13)
Surety 500.10 (sub 12)
Obligor 500.10 (sub 11)
Cash bail 500.10 (sub 10)
Bail 500.10 (sub 9)
Post bail 500.10 (sub 8)
Application for recognizance or bail 500.10 (sub 7)
Order of recognizance or bail 500.10 (sub 6)
Securing order 500.10 (sub 5)
Fix bail 500.10 (sub 3)
Release on own recognizance 500.10 (sub 2)
Principal 500.10 (sub 1)
Jury Trial 340.10 (sub 3)
Single judge trial 340.10 (sub 2)
Inconsistent counts 300.30 (sub 5)
Inclusory concurrent counts 300.30 (sub 4)
Concurrent counts 300.30 (sub 3)
Consecutive counts 300.30 (sub 2)
Submission of a count 300.30 (sub 1)
Peace officer 2.10
Local criminal court 10.10 (sub 3)
Superior court 10.10 (sub 2)
Criminal court 10.10 (sub 1)
Police officer 1.20
Accusatory instrument 1.20 (sub 1)
Arraignment 1.20 (sub 9)
Felony complaint 1.20 (sub 8)
Misdemeanor complaint 1.20 (sub 7)
Prosecutor's information 1.20 (sub 6)
Simplified environmental conservation information 1.20 (sub 5d)
Simplified parks information 1.20 (sub 5c)
Simplified traffic information 1.20 (sub 5b)
Simplified information 1.20 (sub 5a)
Judicial hearing officer 1.20 (sub 43)
Armed felony 1.20 (sub 41)
Evidence in chief 1.20 (sub 40)
Information 1.20 (sub 4)
Superior court information 1.20 (sub 3a)
Petty offense 1.20 (sub 39)
Lesser included offense 1.20 (sub 37)
County 1.20 (sub 36)
Commitment to the custody of the sheriff 1.20 (sub 35)
Geographical area of employment 1.20 (sub 34a)
District attorney 1.20 (sub 32)
Prosecutor 1.20 (sub 31)
Bench warrant 1.20 (sub 30)
Indictment 1.20 (sub 3)
Superior court warrant of arrest 1.20 (sub 29)
Warrant of arrest 1.20 (sub 28)
Summons 1.20 (sub 27)
Appearance ticket 1.20 (sub 26)
Preliminary jurisdiction 1.20 (sub 25)
Trial jurisdiction 1.20 (sub 24)
Judge 1.20 (sub 23)
Intermediate appellate court 1.20 (sub 22)
Local criminal court accusatory instrument 1.20 (sub 2)
Criminal proceeding 1.20 (sub 18)
Commencement of criminal action 1.20 (sub 17)
Criminal action 1.20 (sub 16)
Judgment 1.20 (sub 15)
Sentence 1.20 (sub 14)
Conviction 1.20 (sub 13)
Verdict 1.20 (sub 12)
Trial 1.20 (sub 11)
Plea 1.20(sub 10)

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