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Flashcards in Eight reverse Deck (18):
1

a legal document usually issued for less serious offence, compelling an accused person to appear in court

appearance notice

2

legally depriving someone of liberty by seizing or touching the person to indicate that he or she is in custody

arrest

3

a written court order directing the arrest of a suspect

arrest warrant

4

an arrest warrant issued directly by the judge when an accused person fails to appear in court

bench warrant

5

the temporary release of an accused who posts money or some other security

bail

6

legally depriving someone of liberty for the purpose of asking questions with or without physical restraint

detention

7

a grouping of people shown to a victim or a witness for the per pose of identifying the perpetrator

line-up

8

a statement given under oath informing the court of the details of the offence

information

9

a person responsible for keeping the public peace, such as a mayor, police officer, or customs officer

peace officer

10

a signed agreement that an accused person will appear in court at the time of the trial

promise to appear

11

information that would lead a reasonable person to conclude that the suspect had committed a criminal offence

reasonable grounds

12

a guarantee that the accused will appear in court when required, penalty fine pup to 500

recognizance

13

the burden of proof shifts to the defence

reverse habeas corpus

14

a court document that gives the police the right to search a specific location

search warrant

15

a judicial hearing where the crown or the accused has to convince the judge either to detain or release the accused before trial

show-cause hearing

16

a legal document issued for indictable offences, ordering an accused person to appear in court

summons

17

a person who agrees to make a payment if the accused does not appear at trial

surety

18

a search warrant obtained by phone or fax

telewarrant