Describe the major cases relating to pretrial stages and procedures.
Identify the stages of each pretrial process.
Describe the procedures followed in each stage of the process.
Read the articles: Before the Law by Jennifer Gonnerman of the New Yorker Magazine and A Guide to New York’s 30.30 Speedy Trial Rights
Scenario: A 16-year-old with a spotty juvenile record is accused of strong-armed robbery. It is alleged he pushed down the victim
and stole his backpack. Two weeks after the incident occurred, the victim called the police after recognizing his attacker.
The 16-year-old was arrested and charged with the crime. During his arraignment, the juvenile pleads not guilty and was sent
to jail to await trial. In your essay, describe what should be the pretrial and trial process for this case. Also, describe
and explain the failures in the system as it relates to the case of Kalief Browder.
Note: a documentary of this case can be found on Netflix – Time: The Kalief Browder Story: A Netflix Original
A pretrial conference is a meeting held before trial to outline the issues of a case and set timeframes for legal and procedural matters. Pretrial conferences are governed by rules of state and local courts, which vary by jurisdiction (Denzel 2018). Any motions that the defendant or