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Sunday, June 25, 2006

Loyola Law School CrimProf Laurie Levenson Discusses the Pros of No Preliminary Hearing

LevensonFrom the Press-Enterprise.com: In a recent article concerning a local councilman waiving  his preliminary hearing concerning criminal charges connected to his divorce settlement, Loyola Law School CrimProf Laurie Levenson explained that there is an incentive on both sides not to hold a preliminary hearing. Both the defense and prosecution may not want to reveal information or strategies before the trial, she said.

"It may mean we have more surprises at the trial because we won't have information at the prelim in which we can sort out." Rest of Article. . . [Mark Godsey]

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