§ 38-341 Accusation by grand jury
§ 38-342 Service on accused; appearance and plea
§ 38-343 Trial; judgment
§ 38-344 Procedure upon accusation of county attorney
§ 38-345 Right of appeal; suspension from office pending appeal

Terms Used In Arizona Laws > Title 38 > Chapter 2 > Article 8

  • Action: includes any matter or proceeding in a court, civil or criminal. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Answer: The formal written statement by a defendant responding to a civil complaint and setting forth the grounds for defense.
  • Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • Grand jury: agreement providing that a lender will delay exercising its rights (in the case of a mortgage,
  • Indictment: The formal charge issued by a grand jury stating that there is enough evidence that the defendant committed the crime to justify having a trial; it is used primarily for felonies.
  • Person: includes a corporation, company, partnership, firm, association or society, as well as a natural person. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.
  • Writing: includes printing. See Arizona Laws 1-215