Legal and Evidence Based Practices: Application of Legal Principles, Laws, and Research to the Field of Pretrial Services
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Mar. 19, 2009
ANNOTATION: "[C]ritical legal principles applicable to defendants during the pretrial stage" are covered (p.3). Sections of this paper are: introduction and background; pretrial legal foundation -- presumption of innocence, right to counsel, right against self-incrimination, right to due process of law, right to equal protection under the law, right to bail that is not excessive, and summary of legal principles; evidence-based practices in pretrial services and community corrections; and summary and conclusions.