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Criminal hearings and trials    


Sometimes there needs to be a hearing with witnesses attending to give evidence before the court can make a decision in a case. This includes when a person pleads not guilty to a criminal charge.

In the district and supreme courts, a hearing is called a trial and can sometimes involve a jury.

There is a structure for how different hearings and trials are conducted.

Find out what to expect during:

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Police vehicles outside the Liverpool courthouse.


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