pretrial discovery


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pretrial discovery

n. (See: discovery)

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Because these opinions were not disclosed in any form in the pretrial discovery, the circuit court erred in admitting them.
Pretrial discovery is one of the primary drivers of those costs, Strampe said.
It describes the constitutionality of police practices like the exclusionary rule, arrests and stops, searches of persons and vehicles, seizures of property, interrogation of suspects, and identification through lineups and showups, then issues that arise after criminal proceedings begin against the suspect, including procedures related to pretrial release, prosecutorial discretion, preliminary proceedings, grand jury practice, joinder of offenses and defendants, speedy trial, pretrial discovery of factual information, pretrial publicity, plea bargaining, jury trials, appeals, double jeopardy, and post-conviction remedies.
EEOC Regional Attorney Gregory Gochanour noted that the settlement was negotiated before the parties engaged in extended litigation or pretrial discovery.
Eastern District Court of Missouri ruled that SNAP deliberately and willfully refused to comply with a June 27 court order to turn over documents requested in discovery by Jiang's attorney SNAP and its lawyers had contended the documents at issue contained confidential victim information and were protected under Missouri law, but Jackson ruled back in June that federal law didn't offer those protections in pretrial discovery
These documents include recommendations regarding pretrial discovery, a request for NIST to perform developmental validation studies, accreditation of digital and multimedia forensic science service providers, and formation of a national disaster call center.
A deposition, a pretrial discovery tool, is a process in which an attorney asks questions of a witness in the presence of a court reporter who transcribes the questions, answers and objections.
7) Moreover, there is general agreement amongst the jurisdictions that there is no common law right of access to pretrial discovery materials.
This Note analyzes the proposed Rule and argues that the amendment will fail to accomplish the Advisory Committee's goals because it focuses too heavily on preserving the trial court's discretion in imposing sanctions and focuses too little on incentivizing efficient and cooperative pretrial discovery.
Citing Rule 415(c), correctional officers conducted searches and confiscated pretrial discovery found in the possession of inmates.
The Article concludes by suggesting that exploiting this quasi-inquisitorial narrative might offer promising inroads--doctrinally, politically, or both--for reformed approaches to investigative oversight, pretrial discovery, and plea bargaining.