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Defendant is formally advised of the charges that have been filed against him/her by the district attorney's office or the attorneyReview trial-by-jury or trial-by-judge, jury selection, and the trial process phases including the opening arguments, presentation of evidence, closing arguments, and the post-decision process. general's office, the defendant enters a plea and a trial date is set. [Length: 2 min 44 sec]

PLEASE READ: This video, and all of its sections, is to be used for educational purposes only, and is not intended to be used as a substitute for professional legal advice. The law changes constantly and varies from jurisdiction to jurisdiction. If you need legal advice, you should consult with a licensed attorney.

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This video was funded by a grant from the Pennsylvania Developmental Disabilities Council and filmed in Bucks County Pennsylvania.

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Beverly Frantz, PhD
Email: bfrantz@temple.edu

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