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1

the judge decides whether there is enough evidence to force the defendant to stand trial

el juez decide si existen suficientes pruebas para obligar el procesamiento del acusado

2

the judge uses the "probable cause" legal standard

el juez utiliza la norma juridica de "la existencia de un motivo fundado"

3

Judge calls the case

el juez convoca la causa

4

the prosecution calls witnesses to testify

la fiscalia convoca a los testigos a que pasen a declarar

5

the defense cross examines the witnesses for the prosecution

la defensa contra-interroga los testigos de cargo

6

the prosecution rests

la fiscalia termina con la presentacion de los testigos

7

the judge asks the defense if there is any affirmative defense

el juez preguna a la defensa si existe alguna defensa de fondo

8

the judge determines if there is probable cause to bind the defendadnt over to superior court for trial

el juez determina si existe motivo fundado para consignar al acusado al tribunal superior para ser procesado

9

deputy district attorney

sub-fiscal

10

testimony of the witness for the prosecution

la declaracion de los testigos de cargo

11

any affirmative defense?

hay alguna defensa de fondo?

12

motion to dismiss

pedimento de sobreseimiento?

13

based on the evidence submitted on this preliminary hearing that there is sufficient evidence to bind the defendant to Superior Court for trial

basado en las pruebas desahogadas en esta audiencia preliminar que existen suficientes pruebas para consignar al acusado al Tribunal Superor para ser procesado