preconviction

preconviction

(ˌpriːkənˈvɪkʃən)
n
a conviction or assurance formed beforehand; a preconceived conviction
adj
(Law) taking place prior to conviction of a criminal
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While many jurisdictions continue to allow judges to make subjective pretrial release decisions, the clear trend is to base the decision on research-refined, objective, risk-assessment instruments that help judges identify the riskiest preconviction defendants.
Instead of adopting this kind of ad hoc balancing for all cases, the Court employed the programmatic balancing used in special interest cases for the Maryland practice of preconviction DNA collection and analysis.
Elite Syncopations forming the finale is a wonderful display of ballet brilliance and silly, lighthearted music, completely eliminating the preconviction that ballet must be taken seriously.
This Note argues that one type of preconviction conduct, the false confession, which has contributed to scores of demonstrably wrongful convictions in America, should never be allowed to serve as an automatic basis for the denial of exoneree compensation.
While most of those councilors want the ordinance to expire, at least one, George Brown, says he's willing to consider an extension if a provision allowing a 90-day preconviction exclusion is removed.
It has gone from being primarily a preconviction device to a postconviction remedy.
337) Restorative justice is similar to the reentry court model, but operates preconviction to involve victims in choosing how to address their violation through a victim-driven process and by "emphasiz[ing] offender accountability through reparations and rehabilitation rather than punishment.
In this series of experiments, endothelium intact arteries were incubated for 30min with inhibitors of production of diverse endothelium-derived relaxing factors before preconviction with phenylephrine.
Pretrial detention is no process cost at all where the defendant will receive a sentence after either trial or plea that exceeds and consumes the term of preconviction confinement.
The Supreme Court has not foreclosed preconviction avenues to
heard during all critical stages of preconviction and postconviction proceedings.