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

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