Terms Used In Idaho Code 18-3320A

  • Preliminary hearing: A hearing where the judge decides whether there is enough evidence to make the defendant have a trial.
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.
Any destructive device or bomb that has been lawfully seized by a law enforcement agency may be destroyed in a reasonable manner. An official record listing the destructive device or bomb destroyed and the location of destruction shall be kept on file at the office of the seizing agency. In the event of such destruction, a photograph, videotape, or similar record of the device or bomb shall be preserved for evidentiary purposes. The destruction of a destructive device or bomb before a preliminary hearing, trial, or both shall not be a bar to prosecution for any violation of law.