67: Before a Criminal Trial - The Pre-trial Hearing (Monologue)


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English Legal System (Module 5): An Introduction to Criminal Procedure EPISODE INFORMATION: This episodes focuses on pre-trial criminal procedure, after the investigation stage and decision to prosecute. We look at what happens before the trial proper when the defendant must make his or her first appearance in the magistrates' court. This episode covers the initial appearance for each type of offence (summary-only, either-way and indictable-only) and includes information about: - what happens if a defendant pleads guilty or not - the decisions the magistrates' court has to make - paperless courtrooms. HELPFUL LINKS: Criminal Procedure Rules Glossary: https://www.justice.gov.uk/courts/procedure-rules/criminal/docs/2015/crim-proc-rules-2015-glossary.pdf For more legal English practice head over to: https://studylegalenglish.com/episode67 Sign up for a free trial of Podcast Pro Membership and access online learning materials to help you become fluent in Legal English: https://studylegalenglish.com/register/podcast-pro-membership/ Love the Podcast? Help keep it free by supporting us: https://studylegalenglish.com/give SOCIAL MEDIA: Follow on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/legalenglisher Follow on Twitter: https://twitter.com/legalenglisher Follow on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/studylegalenglish Follow on Instagram: @legalenglisher LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/louisekulbicki/ iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/by/podcast/the-study-legal-english-podcast/id1286739331?mt=2 Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/6l3hxQmindsyPtPhw24E1X

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